Pier 39’s Family Food Legacy Perseveres

San Francisco’s Pier 39 has long been a staple of the city, commanding views of Angel Island, Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Warren Simmons, the original founder, developer and creator of Pier 39, built it up in 1978, assisting on the job site with his son Scooter. What started as a family vision and love of the California coast turned into a bustling tourist attraction and string of successful restaurants on the Pier.

Anchor & Hope: Surviving in the Heart of the Financial District

Smack dab in the center of the bustling activity of San Francisco’s Financial District sits Anchor & Hope, the seafood restaurant owned by brothers Mitchell and Steven Rosenthal. Mere blocks from Anchor & Hope are Town Hall, Salt House, and Jersey, three other restaurants also owned by the busy brothers…

Scroll to Top