San Francisco vs. Seattle: Which City Is Better?
But what we aren't so sure about is whether Seattle is a better place to be than San Francisco. To help readers make their decision, the Seattle P-I put together this slideshow, comparing the most important aspects of the rivaling Northwest cities, like burritos.
The newspaper started with the weather. Both cities have crappy forecasts consistently, so it's like choosing between spending the evening with Gargamel or the Grinch: incessant rain or incessant fog?
Food: What really makes a city a true destination is its tacos. As the P-I astutely notes, you don't need to travel to the Mission District in SF to find authentic Mexican eats. You can still get a worthwhile taco in the Castro -- and a cock-shaped cookie for dessert!
Phallic Landmarks: Any girl will tell you size does matter, and in the battle over big landmarks, the P-I pits San Francisco's Coit Tower against Seattle's Space Needle. Note: Getting to the base of Coit Tower is already a major workout.
Important People: Say what you want about San Francisco's Nancy Pelosi, but even the liberal-hating Justice John Roberts has found a soft spot for her.
Seattle has its pluses, but it can't be more desirable than San Francisco, considering they have launched a paid campaign to poach our tourists.
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