Tom Molanphy, San Francisco Local Expert

About Tom

Tom Molanphy

The only thing that Tom Molanphy loves more than the food, art, music, and culture of San Francisco is sharing it with others. San Francisco never gets old for Tom.

Tom has lived in the San Francisco Bay area since 2000. His journalism has appeared in The San Francisco Chronicle, SF Weekly, and 7x7. He teaches writing, journalism and literature at the Academy of Art University in downtown San Francisco. His latest book, Loud Memories Of A Quiet Life, is available through Outpost19.

Special Interests

Tom knows a lot about:

  • Northern California hostels
  • San Francisco happy hours
  • National Parks

Tom's Special Recommendations for San Francisco

Tom says, "Don't leave San Francisco without walking across the Golden Gate Bridge."

10Best Lists by Tom Molanphy

Visit a country inside the city of San Francisco
10Best List

Established in 1848, San Francisco's Chinatown is the largest and oldest neighborhood of its kind in the country. Drawing more visitors annually than the uber-popular Golden Gate Bridge, this really is a country...