Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

San Francisco

Rosewood
Sleek uber-hip bar with a delicious garden.
Beach Blanket Babylon
All year round pantomime, San Fran style.
Fleur de Lys
When it's time for a fine French meal in an intimate setting and price is no object, there is no better choice than Fleur de Lys.
Yoshi’s
Yoshi's unique restaurant offers Japanese cuisine with a side of jazz.
Martuni’s
Neighbourhood piano bar where a cast of colourful locals take the stage.
California Acad. of Sciences
Explore an aquarium, planetarium, and natural history museum all under one living roof.
Skool
Learn your lesson about where to get oceanic delights in the city.
Slide
The local party crowd loves to make a dramatic entrance. What slicker way to hit the dance floor than via a 15-foot serpentine slide?
Conservatory of Flowers
A unique living museum that's bursting with rare, exotic plants and beautiful tropical flowers just waiting to be discovered. 
MatrixFillmore
A bit of a meet-market, here's one singles bar that does not harken to its roots as a rock club.
Public House
One of the trendiest gastropubs in San Francisco.
EZ5
Part nightclub, part boudoir, and part retro Chinese love den.
Benu
Inventive, perfectionist dishes for those who marvel at the culinary arts. 
Otis
In a glamorous white-and-gold lounge, a stylish set nestles into banquettes to sip signature cocktails amid the throbbing beats of whatever DJ happens to be spinning that evening.
Delfina
They have pizza friendly wines. Oh, and pizzas.
Piperade
West coast Basque cuisine served in smart, contemporary, vibrant surroundings.
Chez Spencer
'Elegant yet casual' is the phrase that springs to mind when trying to describe this modern French restaurant.
Icon Ultra Lounge
Swanky but tiny remodelled lounge where VIP reservations are a must.
Burritt Room
Classic hotel bar with murderous connections.
Commonwealth
A sophisticated neighborhood restaurant, not a hushed temple of haute cuisine.
Oola
Oola Restaurant has been named a winner of the 2012 OpenTable Diners’ Choice Awards top 100 Late Night Dining Restaurants in the United States. 
Fluid Ultra Lounge
From the austere exterior - the name is featured only in the artful arrangement of the door handles - to the minimalist, high-tech interior, Fluid Ultra Lounge offers a chic, futuristic spot to drink, dance and mingle.
Barbacco Eno Trattoria
By offering a widely Italian and full bodied selection of wine, Barbacco Eno Trattoria is considered one of the best wine bars in San Francisco.
Wok Wiz Chinatown Tour
Explore the sights and tastes of San Fran's famous Chinatown on this walking tour.
West Coast Live
Live two-hour radio variety show, involving the audience in conversation, music and play.
Tru Spa
Relaxation, quick smart. 
Remède Spa
The best thing you can do for your appearance, not to mention your state of mind.
Marc by Marc Jacobs
The eponymous label of Marc Jacobs, but with a slightly less intimidating pricetag and plenty of sweet little dresses.
Gucci
Zuni Café
With twenty years of experience, Zuni Cafe serves the finest rustic Mediterranean cuisine.
Zaré at Fly Trap
Chef Hoss Zaré's reinvention of Fly Trap offers a unique Persian and Mediterranean inspired cuisine.
Town Hall
Housed in a vintage brick building, Town Hall offers hearty American cuisine and a homely atmosphere.
Suppenküche
Suppenküche is not an ordinary restaurant: it is more like a traditional German Wirtshaus.
South Park Café
Unpretentious cafe with a serious kitchen.
Michael Mina
Chef Michael Mina's eponymous restaurant is a graceful masterpiece where the food is a perfectionist's dream.
Jardinière
Come for the always-exquisite French-Cal cuisine and gracious service, stay for bar master Thad Vogler's innovative drinks in the sleek new J Lounge.
Elite Café
Old school, Prohibition Era-style speakeasy oyster bar.
Catch
Catch serves fresh, affordable seafood and landfare in a casual, cozy atmosphere. 
Café Zoetrope
Part of an artistic concept by Francis Ford Coppola, there's a hearty Italian menu to feed creative types.
Canteen

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