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This being officially summer and all, I can’t stop hanging around the waterfront. Specially love it in the freshness of the mornings.

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Came on this clump of Segue tourists being told about the old San Francisco ferry Berkeley (and hey! Exhibition of my favorite reb, Gauguin on board - but $14 to get in).

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But I notice there’s something else aboard ye ancient Frisco ferryboat: a coffee cart!

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Clang down the gangway, and here’s Eliane with cawfee, very moment a beach admiral needs it most. And only $1.35. Incredible. You’d think they’d inflate it a bit for us turistas.

And wait: there’s more. Breakfast, of sorts. They’ve just started selling hot dogs ($3.50). Nice big fat ones, too.

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Eliane

I get one. Squirt little packets of relish, ketchup, mustard along the dog. Mmm. Delish. Specially in this salt air.

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Eliane says she has lots of New Yorkers come. “They like them,” she says. “Only thing is they say their mustard’s different back there.”

But talk about a dog with a view. And what a view! In fact what a joke. Cos here I am eating a kinda sub right next to a real sub, the USS Dolphin.

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But you do feel a bit of motion. Guess we really are afloat.

“Ever feel seasick?” I ask Eliane.

“Only when a big ship goes past,” she says. “Then you’ve got to hold on to everything.”

One thing you've got to watch: competition for your dog.

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