Hg2 : The Hedonist

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.
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.
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. 
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.
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. 
Zero Zero
Lightly topped, lightly based, Zero Zero Pizzeria serves some of the best pizzas in San Francisco.
La Ciccia
La Ciccia is a tribute to Sardinia a pungent, lively, flavourful experience not to be missed.
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.
Harris’ Restaurant
Extend your credit limit and your waistline in this plush, traditional steak house.
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.
The Big 4 Restaurant
With an early 20th century gentleman's club vibe, The Big 4 Restaurant offers a gourmet and adventurous menu.
Serpentine
'Honest food, classic cocktails'. What more do you need for a great night out in San Fran?
Taverna Aventine
Garibaldi’s
Sophisticated yet comfortable, lively yet intimate, Garibaldi's has a New York vibe and is a favourite hangout of the stylish Pacific Heights set. 
Solstice
Friendly, late night sharing plates to accompany interesting drinks.
Espetus Churrascaria
All you can eat skewered meat. Also, a skewered pineapple.
Fish & Farm
We'll give you three guesses what kind of food this place does.
Perbacco
Perbacco introduces urban San Francisco to the full range of flavors found in the Italian regions of Piemonte and Liguria, with a touch of France by way of Provence.
Ducca
A refined setting for an upscale American take on North Italian cuisine.
Prospect
A range of modern Californian dishes served in a stylish loft setting.
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?

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