Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

San Francisco

Asta Yoga
Learn or practice Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga with some of the best in the business.
Redwood Room
Classic red velvet hotel lounge with a Philippe Starck makeover. 
First Crush
Wines, served with carefully prepared modern American cuisine.
The antithesis to the Castro's cheesier bump-and-grind nightclubs, Truck lures a chill out gay crowd with strong drinks, decent bar snacks, a pool table, and pretty boys.
Seasonal fresh raw fish.
SF Badlands
Slather on the tanning lotion, bust out your best muscle T, and head for SF Badlands, the baddest gay video dance club in town.
Cable Cars
The city's only moving historic landmarks are unmissable.
Swank meets kitsch in this San Fran dive.
Come here for comforting food with a relaxing drink in intimate surroundings. 
A delicious and diverse menu featuring local seafood, handmade pastas, wood fired pizzas and artisanal meats.
Lexington Club
Butch and femme out of central casting mingle and drink in this low-key neighbourhood bar where 20-something lesbians come to meet each other and play pool.
The restaurant-that-could has become one of the city's trendiest destinations. 
DNA Lounge
Dance-all-night geek-chic club brought to you by a dot-com tycoon.
R&G Lounge
Innovative yet traditional Chinese dishes. Just don't tell PETA.
District Wine Bar
This bar takes the pretension out of an evening of wine.
We believe you'll find authentic ingredients, creative preparation and gracious hospitality at this relaxed joint.
For those who remember the punk era, Mighty evokes the edgy glory days of underground dance clubs on an epic scale.
Chaya Brasserie
CHAYA restaurants are renowned for their modern Euro-Asian concept where Chef Tachibe creates an inspired, seasonally refreshed menu by using exotic ingredients, straight from the farmer’s market.
Park Chalet
Be inside, feel like you're outside relaxing with a classic simple menu.
Dosa on Fillmore
California elegance and a hefty dose of ambiance for this fresh South Indian restaurant.
The femme fatale of the SoMa lounge circuit.
Local Kitchen & Wine Merchant
This place responds to SF's newest neighborhood with a triple threat: wine bar, food-and-wine shop, and sleek Cal-Ital restaurant.
Serving tasty morsels of Spanishy goodness, enjoy these 'little mouths' with your friends and a glass (or three) of an interesting new wine.
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
One of the best and biggest farmer's markets in San Francisco.
Una Pizza Napoletana
Simple and tasty, customers flock in for Una Pizza Napoletana's one size 12 pizzas."
La Mar Cebicheria
Peruvian Restaurant in San Francisco brought to you by world renowned Chef Gaston Acurio and Chef de Cuisine Diego Oka.
With tasty Italian cuisine and sunny yellow walls, Zuppa is one of the most joyful San Francisco restaurants. 
Boom Boom Room
A high quality blues and jazz bar seven nights a week.
American brasserie using fresh ingredients sourced from local purveyors and artisans to create seasonal offerings that reflect true farm-to-table cooking.
Wayfare Tavern
Wayfare Tavern offers a classic Americana menu accompanied with a vast wine list that is all California, all the time.
Artistic hippie haven with a bar-bummed lady (or bloke?) on the sign.
Taverna Aventine
Offering a stylish downtown watering hole, Taverna Aventine serves a sophisticated lunchtime bite or classics such as milk-braised pork shoulders.
The Embarcadero Promenade
Throughout the waterfront, the Port provides plazas, walks, parks, and public access on piers, which afford City residents and visitors alike the opportunity to enjoy the spectacular waterfront setting.
Nob Hill Spa
As posh and opulent as spas in San Francisco get, the Nob Hill Spa offers a full range of treatments, many of an Ayurvedic persuasion. 
Kokkari Estiatorio
Greek has gone upscale at Kokkari.
Glide United Methodist Church
Even if - or especially if - you haven't set foot in a church in twenty years, Glide Memorial Church will light you up with 1,000 watts of soul.
Ton Kiang
Popular with the locals, Ton Kiang has some of the best dim sum in San Francisco.
Greens Restaurant
Greens. Serving greens.
Top of the Mark
Chic drinks at the top of the Intercontinental.

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