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A Hedonist’s guide to…

San Francisco

Original Joe’s
An old soul of a restaurant, Original Joe’s has been serving its delicious Italian-American fare to San Franciscans since the 1930s.
Inn at the Presidio
One for historically-minded travellers, the Inn at the Presidio is 22-room boutique hotel housed in a lovingly-restored Georgian Revival-style building.
Central Kitchen
A popular restaurant in San Francisco’s Mission District, Central Kitchen is another feather in the cap from the minds behind the popular Flour + Water.
Bull Valley Roadhouse
Decorated with daguerreotypes and Victoriana, the Bull Valley Roadhouse offers farm-fresh American cuisine and pre-prohibition cocktails in Porta Costa.
Flour + Water
Flour + Water, found in San Francisco’s Mission District, is an Italian-inspired restaurant offering fresh pasta on its seasonally-changing menus.
Curry Up Now
Curry Up Now in San Francisco serves delicious Indian street food, and some creative mash ups (like Indian-inspired poutine) from the Mission District.
Ramen Shop
Ramen Shop offers some of the best ramen and Japanese-inspired appetizers in the Bay Area from its chic, understated space in Oakland.
Scoma’s
Scoma’s is a classic San Francisco seafood restaurant serving up incredibly fresh, sustainable fish from its historic location near Fisherman’s Wharf.
Saison
A three-Michelin starred restaurant renowned the world over, Saison offers seasonal, original, and memorable food in the South Beach area of San Francisco.
Comal
Found in Berkeley, Comal serves incredible Mexican cuisine and a huge selection of tequilas, mezcals and craft cocktails in its sleek, industrial spaces.
Campo Fina
A chic restaurant in Healdsburg, near San Francisco, Campo Fina offers accomplished dishes and a bocce court in its contemporary, yet old world space.
Rich Table
Rich Table is a farmhouse-inspired restaurant in Hayes Valley from Chefs Evan and Sarah Rich offering cleverly conceived, delicious food.
Cathead’s BBQ
Serving up lashings of rich and smoky regional American barbecue in San Francisco’s SoMa district, Cathead’s BBQ is a taste of country cookin’ at its best.
Nopalito
Nopalito in San Francisco’s NoPa district is known for authentic Mexican cuisine made with locally sourced produce.
Ken Ken Ramen
Offering lip-smacking ramen and a great selection of drinks, Ken Ken Ramen is a much-loved neighbourhood joint in San Francisco’s Mission District.
Wise Sons Jewish Deli
With a menu rich in deli classics, from dill pickles to pastrami, Wise Sons Jewish Deli in San Francisco's Mission District is a neighbourhood favourite.
Nihon
A sleek, Japanese-style whisky bar with good sushi and no long lines at airport security. 
One Market
In a contemporary, airy setting you can seal the deal over an American menu comprised of seasonal ingredients sourced locally. 
Elbo Room
Whether you want Acid Jazz, Afrofunk or Indie Rock, Elbo Room delivers every day of the week.
Americano
Italian cuisine with an American twist.
Woodward’s Garden
Locally popular, Woodward's Garden is San Francisco's food secret.
Luna Park
Creative comfort food, including a week long brunch menu, to be enjoyed in a kitschy, flea-market chic ambiance. 
Yerba Buena Arts Museum
Encounter. Soar. Reflect. Dare.
Beauty Bar
Party in a 60s beauty salon, complete with manicures when you buy a cocktail.
La Ciccia
La Ciccia is a tribute to Sardinia a pungent, lively, flavourful experience not to be missed.
Zero Zero
Lightly topped, lightly based, Zero Zero Pizzeria serves some of the best pizzas in San Francisco.
Tres Tequila Lounge & Mexican Kitchen
Tres Agaves offers a full-service Mexican affair with an added vibrant bar scene and flowing tequila.
Masa’s
 With serious art on the chocolate-brown walls, serious white linen on the tables, and serious French food on the menu, Masa's is a heavy hitter.
Walzwerk
Offering San Francisco scarce German Cuisine, Walzwerk attracts European crowds along with San Franciscans to create a highly charged buzzing atmosphere.
Le Central
Serving classic French cuisine, Le Central is the downtown stop for locals and visitors looking for a comfortable, social atmosphere and a glass of wine.
Bix
The ambiance is pure 1930s and ’40s — tasteful art moderne reminiscent of the glory days of Cunard and French Line ships. Trendy is simply not a part of the BIX culture.
Sports Club/LA
127,000 square feet of sports, fitness, and wellness resources to help you achieve your personal goals. 
Kabuki Springs and Spa
Relax in Zen surroundings.
Tadich Grill
Revered as a fine nostalgic watering hole, specialising in seafood and no-nonsense service.
Jackson Fillmore
They're nice to everyone. Being nice back shouldn't be hard once you're full of homestyle Italian cooking.
Crissy Field
The Parks Conservancy’s signature project, Crissy Field was transformed from a former military airfield into a vibrant environmental showcase.
The Huntington
Truly historic hotel that caters to an eclectic but monied clientele.
The Big 4 Restaurant
With an early 20th century gentleman's club vibe, The Big 4 Restaurant offers a gourmet and adventurous menu.
Outside Lands Music Festival
Music, food, wine, beer, art. In that order.
The Tipsy Pig
Booze and haute-tavern cuisine - what could be better?

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