Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

San Francisco

The EndUp
A late club that truly lives up to its name. The party, including an occasional scene-loving celebrity contingent, always ends up at the EndUp.
111 Minna Gallery
Art gallery meets nightclub.
Harry Denton’s Starlight Room
Don your best, grab a signature Cable Car cocktail and dance for romance all night in the Starlight Room.
Truck
The antithesis to the Castro's cheesier bump-and-grind nightclubs, Truck lures a chill out gay crowd with strong drinks, decent bar snacks, a pool table, and pretty boys.
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.
Temple
Dissociative personalities appreciate the moody venue options-from a futuristic lounge to darker catacombs" with eastern motifs. For night
DNA Lounge
Dance-all-night geek-chic club brought to you by a dot-com tycoon.
Lexington Club
Butch and femme out of central casting mingle and drink in this low-key neighbourhood bar where 20-something lesbians come to meet each other and play pool.
Mighty
For those who remember the punk era, Mighty evokes the edgy glory days of underground dance clubs on an epic scale.
Mezzanine
Gritty, ultra-urban Mezzanine is a 12,000-square-foot slice of the promised land for the serious, no-bridge-and-tunnel-folk-allowed dance crowd, boasting one of the best sound systems in the city and attracting A-list DJs spinning underground h
Great American Music Hall
One of the most ornate live music venues in San Fran.
Fillmore Auditorium
Who's in the crowd depends on the act, but this red velvet-clad venue is always a classic.
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?
EZ5
Part nightclub, part boudoir, and part retro Chinese love den.
Otis
In a glamorous white-and-gold lounge, a stylish set nestles into banquettes to sip signature cocktails amid the throbbing beats of whatever DJ happens to be spinning that evening.
Café du Nord
Genuine Prohibition era speakeasy with mahogany bar and live swing bands.

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