Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

San Francisco

Delarosa
A cool and relaxed place to get high quality pizza, salad and pasta. And maybe a beer or two. And maybe a little gelatto. With limoncello...
Salt House
Chef Morales and his team create Contemporary American fare drawing on areas as diverse as North Africa, the Meditteranean and California. 
O Izakaya Lounge
Izakaya houses are popular after-work watering holes where people come together to drink sake and nibble on shared plates of food. That's why this place is called Izakaya.
Harry Denton’s Starlight Room
Don your best, grab a signature Cable Car cocktail and dance for romance all night in the Starlight Room.
111 Minna Gallery
Art gallery meets nightclub.
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 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.
Bourbon & Branch
You can't get in here without a password.
Marlowe
Marlowe is a market driven neighborhood bistro, offering a menu of bistro favorites with unique and flavorful twists.
Betelnut
Mugs of beer complement emphatically fresh and tantalizing street food made with fresh local ingredients and spices that tend to be on the hotter side.
El Rio
Cheap and cheerful music club, El Rio peddles everything from salsa dancing to DJs. Popular with the twenty-something set.
Mission Chinese Food
On a mission to bring San Francisco tasty Oriental dishes at satisfyingly generous prices. 
Boulevard
Local and sustainable products are used to produce perfectly presented upscale plates, which go far beyond the 'French brasserie' label.
Twin Peaks
These two hills are located near the center of the city, giving stunning, panoramic views of the beautiful city, down to the bay and ocean beyond. 
Wish
Slick after-work boozer with plenty of banquette seating and dim lights for doing dirty deeds with coworkers.
LuLu
Restaurant LuLu features a seasonal Provençal menu that showcases the rustic, unpretentious products of their wood-fired oven, rotisserie and grill, served family-style.
Mama’s on Washington Sq.
This is what mornings were made for.
Kabuki Springs & Spa
Hog Island Oyster Company
Has the month got an R in it? Head to Hog Island Oyster Co.
Woodhouse Fish Company
Woodhouse Fish & co's fishy menu ensures it's patrons leave seafood happy.
S Factor
Ladies, learn the language of your bodies and release your exotic creature (may have to be declared at customs).
SenSpa
Improve over-all health and well-being in this luxurious spa.
Kyo-Ya
Serving traditional Japanese cuisine by the book, it's known for excellent and fresh sushi and sashimi prepared to camera-ready perfection. 
Palace of the Legion of Honor
This museum’s spectacular setting is made even more dramatic by the imposing French neoclassical building.
1300 On Fillmore
Chef David Lawrence is English born, with Jamaican roots, he's French trained and Southern inspired. Just so that's clear.
Toronado
This beer-loving dive bar is justifiably popular.
Thanh Long
With the option of a 'drunken' crab meal, Thanh Long offers an extensive Vietnamese menu with their own range of secret-sauces available for purchase.
Globe
International Orange Spa Yoga
Whole body healthiness.
Contemporary Jewish Museum
Those interested in Jewish culture and history will appreciate Libeskind's implicit references to powerful religious symbols manifested in this secular setting.
Grubstake
Classics like burgers and fries served in a quirky-but-cool interior (a former railway car): what's not to love? 
Ocean Beach
It's just you and the waves and the seabirds at Ocean Beach.
Smuggler’s Cove
Rum, rum and more rum in this, Havana-style heaven.
Golden Gate Bridge
A sublime marriage of form and function, the Golden Gate Bridge is a wonder from all perspectives.
Spruce
Rich cuisine, a well-appointed staff, and a grandiose dining room redefine the neighbourhood restaurant. 
The Buena Vista
The Irish coffee was first served in America at this old school saloon.
Swan Oyster Depot
Be prepared to queue for super fresh seafood in this jam packed joint.
Frances
San Fran celebrity chef, Melissa Perello's take on the death of fine dining.
Fillmore Jazz Festival
A hoppin' hotbed of jazz to celebrate summertime.
Angel Island
Angel Island is rich with California history and perfect for a family outing, celebration, or day away" from urban life."

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