Social dining is the newest tribal trend.
A number of new platforms lets you enjoy meals cooked by locals and served in their own homes.
At the same time, you'll meet other like-minded travelers looking for an authentic meal.
Feastly and EatWith are two of the most popular options for finding local meals.
The search for the city to start browsing dinners.
You might have heard of AirBnB.
The website let's you book apartments and homes in cities around the world so you can live like a local.
A few tips, thoroughly read the reviews, plan your check-in process well ahead of time And make sure the rental has everything you need, like WiFi and towels.
Finally, one of my most coveted traveling resources is Foursquare.
That makes it easy to find recommended restaurants, points of interest, and attractions.
Most places have reviews and tips, so if it's a restaurant you're going to, you can find out what dishes people love most.
In San Francisco, I'm Sharon Profis, cnet.com for CBS News.