5 Housemade Sodas We Love in San Francisco

[Photographs: Carrie Vasios]

Daytime drinking isn't really taboo in the great city of San Francisco, but even here there are times when you're looking for a refreshing, delicious sip that isn't laced with booze (or aspartame.) Luckily SF's restaurants have recognized the demand, and delicious, unusual housemade sodas are popping up on menus across the city. From spicy ginger-based sodas to vanilla cream soda with tart blood orange, here are 5 of our favorites.

About the author: Carrie Vasios is the Community Manager of Serious Eats and writes the Wake and Bake, Cookie Monster, and Serious Entertaining columns. She likes perusing her large collection of cookbooks while eating jam from the jar. You can follow her on Twitter @carrievasios