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San Francisco Sure Does Order a Lot of Cat Food

The Bay Area's online shoppers also show a rabid desire for toilet paper, protein powder, and (uhm) mayonnaise.
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When it comes to getting something right away, many people turn to same-day online shopping. And in San Francisco, that translates into scads of expedited orders for Sriracha hot sauce, toilet paper, and tons upon tons of cat food.

That's according to Google, at least, which today pulled the veil off the Bay Area's hidden consumer desires with the snazzy infographics below. The online giant took data from Google Shopping Express and used it to map out the unique purchasing tastes of San Francisco's neighborhoods. The downtown Financial District demands lightning-quick deliveries of energy drinks, for instance, while Cole Valley is more chillaxed with many orders for yoga supplies. It's always breakfast time in Potrero Hill, which buys the most cereal in the city via Google, and the arguably douche-dotted Marina District has a big craving for protein powder.