San Franciscans may not get to experience much of that whole leaves-changing-color thing, but you better believe that when autumn rolls around, we still have an irresistible craving for fall flavors. So, why hold tight 'til Thanksgiving to satisfy those apple and pumpkin pangs? We rounded up the five warmest, yummiest, most-soothing seasonal drinks in S.F., all available right now — and are sure to hit the spot for months to come. We're talking rich caramel brews, spicy-sweet teas and coffees, and a tasty new take on the classic apple cider.
We've scoured every 'hood — from the Mission to the Outer Sunset and beyond — to find the best cold-weather beverages this city has to offer. So, click on, get ready to kiss any lingering lemonade longings good-bye, and let the fall-flavor fest begin
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