"I would send someone down to the Produce District, just to walk around. It's a few blocks off of Jack London Square and the activity starts around 2 AM.
There’s this crazy, frenetic energy of people yelling and trucks being filled, and food being packed in and packed out and this strange smell of overripe produce and vegetables. It’s a really organic smell.
Plus, you're really close to the water at that point, and you can look out and see a freight container or unloader over the bay, which was George Lucas' inspiration for a lot of the Star Wars movies and designs."