Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

San Francisco

Golden Gate Park
This public park, deeded to the people in 1870, park is the third most visited park in the United States – beaten only by Central Park in New York City and Lincoln Park in Chicago. 
Golden Gate Park Skating & Biking
People power takes over the parks on Sundays.
Grand Cafe
Great American Music Hall
One of the most ornate live music venues in San Fran.
Gump’s
You'll want a shirt and tie to browse these high-end home fashions and gifts.
Harding Park Golf Course
Challenging and scenic municipal golf course.
Harris’ Restaurant
Extend your credit limit and your waistline in this plush, traditional steak house.
Harry Denton’s Starlight Room
Don your best, grab a signature Cable Car cocktail and dance for romance all night in the Starlight Room.
Hayes Street Grill
Imaginative yet practical fish restaurant, dedicated to serving fresh and wholesome dishes to the pre-theatre crowd.
Hotel Boheme
A throwback to the Beat Generation, this was the actual hangout of Kerouac and Ginsberg.
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.
InterContinental Mark Hopkins
Classic Nob Hill business hotel with all the bells and whistles.
InterContinental San Francisco
This behemoth of a hotel is a classic San Francisco business hotel with all that entails.
Lava9
Custom leather goods at surprisingly reasonable prices.
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.
Manika
Truly unique, jaw-dropping jewellery with an eco-conscious bent.
MarketBar
American brasserie using fresh ingredients sourced from local purveyors and artisans to create seasonal offerings that reflect true farm-to-table cooking.
Marlowe
Marlowe is a market driven neighborhood bistro, offering a menu of bistro favorites with unique and flavorful twists.
Martuni’s
Neighbourhood piano bar where a cast of colourful locals take the stage.
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.
Michael Mina
Chef Michael Mina's eponymous restaurant is a graceful masterpiece where the food is a perfectionist's dream.
Mighty
For those who remember the punk era, Mighty evokes the edgy glory days of underground dance clubs on an epic scale.
Mission Dolores
Located at the crossroads of the City's Mission District, Castro District, the Lower Haight, Noe Valley, and Upper Market Street neighbourhoods, Mission Dolores Parishioners come from an enormous array of cultures, places, and backgrounds to worship
Molte Cose
Three shopfuls of kitsch, from antique brooches to lacy lingerie.
One Market
In a contemporary, airy setting you can seal the deal over an American menu comprised of seasonal ingredients sourced locally. 
Palace of the Legion of Honor
This museum’s spectacular setting is made even more dramatic by the imposing French neoclassical building.
Postrio
Come here for comforting food with a relaxing drink in intimate surroundings. 
Presidio Golf Course
Spoil a good walk at a national historical landmark.
R&G Lounge
Innovative yet traditional Chinese dishes. Just don't tell PETA.
Redwood Room
Classic red velvet hotel lounge with a Philippe Starck makeover. 
Rose’s Café
Classic Continental-style cafe with pavement tables, a solid wine list and fresh food.
Sam’s Grill
The history of Sam’s Grill began in the 19th century with a man affectionately dubbed “The Oyster King”. For a restaurant that specialises in seafood, that’s a pretty good omen. Sam’s Grill has gone from strength to strength in the intervening century-and-a-century. The restaurant’s even undertaken a spruce in the more recent past, adding Sam’s Seafood Alley, a heated patio and
Scala’s Bistro
Memorable, classic food in art deco bistro surroundings.
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.
Sears Fine Food
Brunch, lunch, dinner, tea, supper, whatever you call it; it's just called good food here.
SF Badlands
Slather on the tanning lotion, bust out your best muscle T, and head for SF Badlands, the baddest gay video dance club in town.
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?
South Park Café
Unpretentious cafe with a serious kitchen.
St. Regis Hotel
Impeccable luxury at this old world hotel with views over San Francisco.
Suppenküche
Suppenküche is not an ordinary restaurant: it is more like a traditional German Wirtshaus.

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