Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

San Francisco

Coi
The menu features cultivated plants grown from heirloom seeds; wild-harvested leaves, flowers, barks and roots; seaweeds and coastal grasses. Need we say more?
Madrone Lounge
Styled as an art bar, Madrone draws a casual crowd who come to chill on its mismatched couches and listen to DJ sets.
Marlowe
Marlowe is a market driven neighborhood bistro, offering a menu of bistro favorites with unique and flavorful twists.
Betelnut
Mugs of beer complement emphatically fresh and tantalizing street food made with fresh local ingredients and spices that tend to be on the hotter side.
111 Minna Gallery
Art gallery meets nightclub.
Chez Papa Bistrot
The atmosphere is warm, friendly, and boisterous much like the temperament of the people of Provence. The food is simple, unpretentious, and most importantly authentic. 
Chez Papa Resto
Enter a warm, stylish atmosphere of sensual sophistication to savour the seasonal menus and artisanal ingredients, then linger at a lively full bar.
Harry Denton’s Starlight Room
Don your best, grab a signature Cable Car cocktail and dance for romance all night in the Starlight Room.
Mission Chinese Food
On a mission to bring San Francisco tasty Oriental dishes at satisfyingly generous prices. 
Bourbon & Branch
You can't get in here without a password.
Boulevard
Local and sustainable products are used to produce perfectly presented upscale plates, which go far beyond the 'French brasserie' label.
O Izakaya Lounge
Izakaya houses are popular after-work watering holes where people come together to drink sake and nibble on shared plates of food. That's why this place is called Izakaya.
El Rio
Cheap and cheerful music club, El Rio peddles everything from salsa dancing to DJs. Popular with the twenty-something set.
Kyo-Ya
Serving traditional Japanese cuisine by the book, it's known for excellent and fresh sushi and sashimi prepared to camera-ready perfection. 
1300 On Fillmore
Chef David Lawrence is English born, with Jamaican roots, he's French trained and Southern inspired. Just so that's clear.
S Factor
Ladies, learn the language of your bodies and release your exotic creature (may have to be declared at customs).
SenSpa
Improve over-all health and well-being in this luxurious spa.
Palace of the Legion of Honor
This museum’s spectacular setting is made even more dramatic by the imposing French neoclassical building.
Kabuki Springs & Spa
Hog Island Oyster Company
Has the month got an R in it? Head to Hog Island Oyster Co.
Woodhouse Fish Company
Woodhouse Fish & co's fishy menu ensures it's patrons leave seafood happy.
Wish
Slick after-work boozer with plenty of banquette seating and dim lights for doing dirty deeds with coworkers.
LuLu
Restaurant LuLu features a seasonal Provençal menu that showcases the rustic, unpretentious products of their wood-fired oven, rotisserie and grill, served family-style.
Twin Peaks
These two hills are located near the center of the city, giving stunning, panoramic views of the beautiful city, down to the bay and ocean beyond. 
Mama’s on Washington Sq.
This is what mornings were made for.
Globe
Golden Gate Bridge
A sublime marriage of form and function, the Golden Gate Bridge is a wonder from all perspectives.
Fillmore Jazz Festival
A hoppin' hotbed of jazz to celebrate summertime.
Angel Island
Angel Island is rich with California history and perfect for a family outing, celebration, or day away" from urban life."
Spruce
Rich cuisine, a well-appointed staff, and a grandiose dining room redefine the neighbourhood restaurant. 
Grubstake
Classics like burgers and fries served in a quirky-but-cool interior (a former railway car): what's not to love? 
Toronado
This beer-loving dive bar is justifiably popular.
International Orange Spa Yoga
Whole body healthiness.
Swan Oyster Depot
Be prepared to queue for super fresh seafood in this jam packed joint.
Smuggler’s Cove
Rum, rum and more rum in this, Havana-style heaven.
Frances
San Fran celebrity chef, Melissa Perello's take on the death of fine dining.
Contemporary Jewish Museum
Those interested in Jewish culture and history will appreciate Libeskind's implicit references to powerful religious symbols manifested in this secular setting.
Thanh Long
With the option of a 'drunken' crab meal, Thanh Long offers an extensive Vietnamese menu with their own range of secret-sauces available for purchase.
Ocean Beach
It's just you and the waves and the seabirds at Ocean Beach.
The Buena Vista
The Irish coffee was first served in America at this old school saloon.

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