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Impromptu 2 days in San Francisco - please help with itinerary

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Greetings to all ye kind Fodorites. My brother will be in SF for a convention next weekend and I was given permission to crash in his hotel room. Yay!

Arriving Friday night 9:30. First question: Will it be easiest to catch a cab from the airport to Westin on Market Street? I looked into getting a car service and gasped at the quote. Sigh. Renting a car is not an option.

Any good sushi place close to Westin that will still be open at around 11? If not sushi, any other recommendations?

Here's what's on my wish list:

Saturday 4/20
morning - head over to Ferry Building/Farmer's Market. There is a Goat Festival (?!) that day and I need to check it out, if only because I love goat cheese and have enjoyed a goat curry or two years ago. :-) http://www.ferrybuildingmarketplace.com/goat_fest_2013.php

After a couple of hours of grazing and munching, next stop is the SFMOMA.

Walk around Union Square and/or head on to Noe Valley for dinner at Incanto or Contigo.
No car, but I think my brother can join me for dinner and we will take a taxi as it is quite a distance from the hotel.

Sunday 4/21
Walk to Sears Fine Food for breakfast. I hear the french toast is quite good! :-) No reservations taken for breakfast/lunch. I understand that the line can be long, and I was wondering if it is realistic to be at the restaurant by 7 am if I want to be at St. Patrick's for the 9 am mass..... The alternative is breakfast at the hotel's Ducca. Breakfast will need to be substantial because I won't have another bite until after I've been to the next two stops - and most likely, that will be dinner. (groan).

10:30 or 11:00 am timed ticket to see the Terra Cotta Warriors at the Asian Art Museum

Maybe 2 pm or 2:30 pm - De Young's Vermeer Exhibit: Girl with a Pearl Earring. Thinking about a timed ticket for maybe 2 pm (it closes at 5:15 pm). I've never been to the De Young/Legion of Honor and don't know if I should allot more time here?

For those lucky enough to have seen the two exhibits where I need to get timed tickets - is this schedule sane? I'm not sure if I should switch one of the Sunday museums for the SFMOMA on Saturday?

Finally, may I ask for restaurant suggestions close to the Westin for Sunday night? My brother will be able to join me for dinner - we are both fond of tapas, Japanese, seafood, fusion food. Italian, if it's not the Olive Garden type..... Or we can switch dinner plans and go to Incanto or one of the Noe Valley restaurants on Sunday instead of Saturday and eat dinner close to the hotel on Saturday. I just don't feel like taking a long drive for dinner for the two nights that we will be dining together.

Regarding shopping: Not interested in big-name stores, outlet stores, or other typical mall stores. Interested in local artists (paintings, jewelry, pottery).... one-of-a-kind pieces. I realize I may probably not even have any time to do any shopping, but was wondering if you know of any stores close to any of the places that I'll be going to? Oh, and I was hoping to have time to maybe check out A.G. Ferrari or any other food places you recommend. I'll have a mostly-empty suitcase that I can fill with edible goodies.....

I'm not BART-savvy and will most likely walk or take a taxi as needed.

Anxiously waiting for your kind replies.....

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