Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

San Francisco

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.
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.
Anchor & Hope
Anchor & Hope
Get off the tourist trail and into this converted artists' warehouse where fresh fish and microbrew beer dominate the menu.
Architecture Walking Tours
Soak up surprising and interesting information to enhance your appreciation of the city.
Asta Yoga
Learn or practice Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga with some of the best in the business.
Baker and Banker
An actual marriage actually made in heaven for SF gourmands who want to experience locally sourced produce in typically democratic combinations.
Baker Beach
Stretching a mile below the rugged cliffs on the Presidio’s western shoreline, Baker Beach’s spectacular outside-the-Gate views of the Bridge and the Marin Headlands are unsurpassed.
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.
Bar Jules
Simple Hayes Valley cafe where the fresh, locally sourced cuisine is the standout.
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.
Contemporary italian comfort food from fresh, seasonal ingredients sourced from local farmers.
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.
Blue Bottle Cafe
Utilitarian coffee shop space where hipsters come to imbibe some of the best roast in the Bay Area.
Serving tasty morsels of Spanishy goodness, enjoy these 'little mouths' with your friends and a glass (or three) of an interesting new wine.
Classic greasy spoon where all-nighters end and breakfast goes all day.
Boom Boom Room
A high quality blues and jazz bar seven nights a week.
Bossa Nova
Friendly Brazilian bar with great caipirinhas.
Café Claude
Legend has it, the owner of this Parisian bistro had it shipped in parts from France.
Caffe Trieste
Purportedly one of the first coffee shops on the West Coast, Cafe Trieste is an intellectual's haunt.
Cal Shakes
Innovative, award winning Shakespeare plays performed in a dramatic outdoor amphitheatre.
California Acad. of Sciences
Explore an aquarium, planetarium, and natural history museum all under one living roof.
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.
Funky cocktail combos and a funked out Latin vibe.
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.
All the accoutrements for the four-legged set of San Francisco.
Chez Papa Bistrot
The atmosphere is warm, friendly, and boisterous much like the temperament of the people of Provence. The food is simple, unpretentious, and most importantly authentic. 
Chez Spencer
'Elegant yet casual' is the phrase that springs to mind when trying to describe this modern French restaurant.
Club Six
Slightly raggedy, but anything goes at this hip-hop and world music club.
Found in Berkeley, Comal serves incredible Mexican cuisine and a huge selection of tequilas, mezcals and craft cocktails in its sleek, industrial spaces.
A sophisticated neighborhood restaurant, not a hushed temple of haute cuisine.

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