Shopping for cooking

Williams Sonoma

A chef's paradise. Cookware, cooking utensils, kitchen decor and gourmet foods. 

Stores in San Francisco, and online store.


Crate and Barrel

A large choice of silverware, plates, glasses... And a amazingly huge choice of cooking utensils.  



Sur La Table

Means "On the table" in English. Everything you might or might not think about for the kitchen. For espresso aficionados, they carry the Nespresso automatic coffee machines.

77 Maiden Lane, Union Square and Ferry Building, shop #37.

Online store.


Bed, Bath and Beyond

In addition to linens, BB&Beyond carries kitchen electrics (microwave, toaster...), cookware and beyond (as its names can tell!). A few times a year, they mail $5 coupons or 20% coupons (if you are lucky).

For more information.


A few discount stores :


City discount

All kinds of kitchenware reasonably priced, and cheaper than the ones mentioned above. They also sell Italian food. A neighborhood type of store. 

1542 Polk street, Nob Hill.  



Secondhand cookware, books, utensils... Goodwill meets Sur La table. The store is amazing !

339 Divisadero street, Castro.


Kamei  Restaurant supply

Large kitchen supply store, not expensive. 

525-547 Clement street, Inner Richmond.