Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

San Francisco

111 Minna Gallery
Art gallery meets nightclub.
15 Romolo
This secluded unmarked speakeasy bar offers strong cocktails and upscale bar snacks for those 'in the know' of its hidden location.
83 Proof
This uniquely casual bar offers simple decor for a relaxed evening drink.
Brunch to dinner in Parisian bistro style.
With over 300 wines on offer and a range of artisan cheeses, Ame offers one of the best Mediterranean menus in San Francisco.
Italian cuisine with an American twist.
Andalu is big on flavour and whimsy. Small shared plates encourage interaction with your chums around the dinner table.
Asian Art Museum
Through rich art experiences, centered on historic and contemporary artworks, the Asian Art Museum unlocks the past for visitors, bringing it to life, while serving as a catalyst for new art, new creativity, and new thinking.
Possibly cheesy. Probably mind boggling. Definitely great fun.
Asta Yoga
Learn or practice Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga with some of the best in the business.
Balboa Café
Balboa cafe offers a rustic American saloon style cafe with plenty of character and house cocktails.
Bar 888
Located inside the Intercontinental San Francisco, Bar 888 offers a sophisticated hotel bar with a range of grappas and cocktails to spice up the night.
Bar Agricole
Modern urban tavern that reigns as a destination for mixology and farm-to-table dining.
Bar Crudo
Bar Crudo, found in the NoPa area of San Francisco, is a modern restaurant specialising in seafood, both raw and cooked, with a great beer list.
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.
Beach Blanket Babylon
All year round pantomime, San Fran style.
Beauty Bar
Party in a 60s beauty salon, complete with manicures when you buy a cocktail.
Bin 38
This popular wine bar has a lot to offer with new world wines, quirky beers and a tasty dinner menu to soak up a glass of wine...or two.
Blackbird bar provides a relaxed Ever welcoming. Never Serious" neighbourhood bar for early evening cocktails
This 'hunting lodge' bar is ready to serve, whether flocking in from an office or exploring the area, handcrafted cocktails and distinctive brews are at the ready.
Blowfish Sushi
Exciting and unconventional, this is a true submersion into Japanese sushi culture where Anime creates the back drop to your raw fish and asian fusion plates.
Bourbon & Branch
You can't get in here without a password.
Swank meets kitsch in this San Fran dive.
Bull Valley Roadhouse
Decorated with daguerreotypes and Victoriana, the Bull Valley Roadhouse offers farm-fresh American cuisine and pre-prohibition cocktails in Porta Costa.
Café Claude
Legend has it, the owner of this Parisian bistro had it shipped in parts from France.
Café Zoetrope
Part of an artistic concept by Francis Ford Coppola, there's a hearty Italian menu to feed creative types.
Cal Shakes
Innovative, award winning Shakespeare plays performed in a dramatic outdoor amphitheatre.
San Francisco hippest dessert lounge, where cakes meet cocktails.
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.
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.
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.
Chez Spencer
'Elegant yet casual' is the phrase that springs to mind when trying to describe this modern French restaurant.
Christopher Elbow Chocolates
The most exotic chocolates you can imagine.
City Lights Book Store
Landmark bookshop that helped launch the Beat Generation.
Ian Schrager's contribution to the design hotels in San Francisco is trendy and high-end.
A delicious and diverse menu featuring local seafood, handmade pastas, wood fired pizzas and artisanal meats.
The menu features cultivated plants grown from heirloom seeds; wild-harvested leaves, flowers, barks and roots; seaweeds and coastal grasses. Need we say more?
Found in Berkeley, Comal serves incredible Mexican cuisine and a huge selection of tequilas, mezcals and craft cocktails in its sleek, industrial spaces.

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