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A Hedonist’s guide to…

San Francisco

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.
Namu Gaji
With Korean–Pan-Asian cuisine and serious style, Namu Gaji is a beloved San Franciscan restaurant where food and family shine.
Original Joe’s
An old soul of a restaurant, Original Joe’s has been serving its delicious Italian-American fare to San Franciscans since the 1930s.
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.
Flour + Water
Flour + Water, found in San Francisco’s Mission District, is an Italian-inspired restaurant offering fresh pasta on its seasonally-changing menus.
Ramen Shop
Ramen Shop offers some of the best ramen and Japanese-inspired appetizers in the Bay Area from its chic, understated space in Oakland.
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.
Comal
Found in Berkeley, Comal serves incredible Mexican cuisine and a huge selection of tequilas, mezcals and craft cocktails in its sleek, industrial spaces.
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.
Rich Table
Rich Table is a farmhouse-inspired restaurant in Hayes Valley from Chefs Evan and Sarah Rich offering cleverly conceived, delicious food.
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.
Nopalito
Nopalito in San Francisco’s NoPa district is known for authentic Mexican cuisine made with locally sourced produce.
Ken Ken Ramen
Offering lip-smacking ramen and a great selection of drinks, Ken Ken Ramen is a much-loved neighbourhood joint in San Francisco’s Mission District.
Tres Tequila Lounge & Mexican Kitchen
Tres Agaves offers a full-service Mexican affair with an added vibrant bar scene and flowing tequila.
Woodward’s Garden
Locally popular, Woodward's Garden is San Francisco's food secret.
Zero Zero
Lightly topped, lightly based, Zero Zero Pizzeria serves some of the best pizzas in San Francisco.
Americano
Italian cuisine with an American twist.
La Ciccia
La Ciccia is a tribute to Sardinia a pungent, lively, flavourful experience not to be missed.
Jackson Fillmore
They're nice to everyone. Being nice back shouldn't be hard once you're full of homestyle Italian cooking.
Tadich Grill
Revered as a fine nostalgic watering hole, specialising in seafood and no-nonsense service.
Serpentine
'Honest food, classic cocktails'. What more do you need for a great night out in San Fran?
Solstice
Friendly, late night sharing plates to accompany interesting drinks.
Taverna Aventine
Perbacco
Perbacco introduces urban San Francisco to the full range of flavors found in the Italian regions of Piemonte and Liguria, with a touch of France by way of Provence.
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. 
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.
Frances
San Fran celebrity chef, Melissa Perello's take on the death of fine dining.
Globe
Spruce
Rich cuisine, a well-appointed staff, and a grandiose dining room redefine the neighbourhood restaurant. 
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.
First Crush
Wines, served with carefully prepared modern American cuisine.
Nopa
The restaurant-that-could has become one of the city's trendiest destinations. 
Park Chalet
Be inside, feel like you're outside relaxing with a classic simple menu.
Credo
We believe you'll find authentic ingredients, creative preparation and gracious hospitality at this relaxed joint.
Dosa on Fillmore
California elegance and a hefty dose of ambiance for this fresh South Indian restaurant.
Yoshi’s
Bocadillos
Serving tasty morsels of Spanishy goodness, enjoy these 'little mouths' with your friends and a glass (or three) of an interesting new wine.
Heirloom
Offers a wide variety of aged wines from a carefully managed cellar, and serves simple, very well-prepared food at reasonable prices. Job done.
Kokkari Estiatorio
Greek has gone upscale at Kokkari.

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