Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

San Francisco

Andalu is big on flavour and whimsy. Small shared plates encourage interaction with your chums around the dinner table.
Balboa Café
Balboa cafe offers a rustic American saloon style cafe with plenty of character and house cocktails.
Bar Jules
Simple Hayes Valley cafe where the fresh, locally sourced cuisine is the standout.
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.
Café Claude
Legend has it, the owner of this Parisian bistro had it shipped in parts from France.
Caffe Roma
Long standing one of the best places for Italian coffee in San Francisco.
Caffe Trieste
Purportedly one of the first coffee shops on the West Coast, Cafe Trieste is an intellectual's haunt.
San Francisco hippest dessert lounge, where cakes meet cocktails.
DNA Lounge
Dance-all-night geek-chic club brought to you by a dot-com tycoon.
Good Mong Kok
Cheap and authentic Chinese bakery in Chinatown, whoda thought it?
Humphry Slocombe
The place to go for crazy and bizarre flavours of ice cream in San Francisco.
La Taqueria
Truly local neighbourhood joint where tacos are the order of the day.
Pizzeria Delfina
Small eatery serving pizza styles from around the world.
Ritual Coffee Roasters
Free Wi-Fi and plenty of local vibe draw serious hipsters to this cool coffee Mecca.
Rose’s Café
Classic Continental-style cafe with pavement tables, a solid wine list and fresh food.
Samovar Tea
Found in Yerba Buena Gardens, Samovar Tea serves teas sourced from around the world, as well as a full menu of healthy, delicious food in its restaurant.
Tartine Bakery
Throngs of fans queue up to score buttery delicious pastries and cinnamon buns from this, one of San Fran's beloved bakeries.
The Buena Vista
The Irish coffee was first served in America at this old school saloon.
The Rotunda at Neiman Marcus
Dine while you ogle Hermes scarves and Chanel suits inside the Neiman Marcus department store.
The Warming Hut
When strolling through the Marine, The Warming Hut offers a nice warm beverage, a range of sandwiches and snacks, and quality San Francisco souvenirs. 
Una Pizza Napoletana
Simple and tasty, customers flock in for Una Pizza Napoletana's one size 12 pizzas."
Universal Cafe
Industrial-chic cafe with a very high romance factor.
Artistic hippie haven with a bar-bummed lady (or bloke?) on the sign.
Wise Sons Jewish Deli
With a menu rich in deli classics, from dill pickles to pastrami, Wise Sons Jewish Deli in San Francisco's Mission District is a neighbourhood favourite.
Zero Zero
Lightly topped, lightly based, Zero Zero Pizzeria serves some of the best pizzas in San Francisco.

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