Ruggy Joesten / Yelp San Francisco

Yelp’s Ruggy Joesten, our food guardian here in San Francisco, kicks off Chat Chow on the west coast by introducing the foods that California is known for; answering the infinitely mouthwatering question of what a foodie is, and tantalizing us with some of his favorite San Francisco spots.

About Ruggy Joesten

If you haven’t already done so, it’s time to meet Ruggy – the friendly face behind all your Yelp San Francisco events and newsletters. With over 1,200 reviews, you can bet that he doesn’t just talk the talk, he most certainly walks the walk. And whether it’s the cat walk or the morning walk of shame, he’s probably done it all. As a California native, he’s lived up and down the coast. After earning his degree in journalism from San Diego State University, he became a producer for San Diego radio station 91X. In the present day, he still gives a voice to all that is culture via his role as Yelp’s San Francisco Community Director. Find him at


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