Hg2 : The Hedonist

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.
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.
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
Sotto Mare
Serving seafood, with a claim to offering the best crab cioppino in the city, Sotto Mare can be found in San Francisco’s North Beach neighbourhood.
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.
Bull Valley Roadhouse
Decorated with daguerreotypes and Victoriana, the Bull Valley Roadhouse offers farm-fresh American cuisine and pre-prohibition cocktails in Porta Costa.
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.
One Market
In a contemporary, airy setting you can seal the deal over an American menu comprised of seasonal ingredients sourced locally. 
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.
La Ciccia
La Ciccia is a tribute to Sardinia a pungent, lively, flavourful experience not to be missed.
Bix
The ambiance is pure 1930s and ’40s — tasteful art moderne reminiscent of the glory days of Cunard and French Line ships. Trendy is simply not a part of the BIX culture.
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.
Tres Tequila Lounge & Mexican Kitchen
Tres Agaves offers a full-service Mexican affair with an added vibrant bar scene and flowing tequila.
Luna Park
Creative comfort food, including a week long brunch menu, to be enjoyed in a kitschy, flea-market chic ambiance. 
Walzwerk
Offering San Francisco scarce German Cuisine, Walzwerk attracts European crowds along with San Franciscans to create a highly charged buzzing atmosphere.
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.
The Big 4 Restaurant
With an early 20th century gentleman's club vibe, The Big 4 Restaurant offers a gourmet and adventurous menu.
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
Espetus Churrascaria
All you can eat skewered meat. Also, a skewered pineapple.
Fish & Farm
We'll give you three guesses what kind of food this place does.
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.
Ducca
A refined setting for an upscale American take on North Italian cuisine.
Range
Market driven menus served in a casual and inviting dining room. 
Salt House
Chef Morales and his team create Contemporary American fare drawing on areas as diverse as North Africa, the Meditteranean and California. 
MarketBar
Marlowe
Marlowe is a market driven neighborhood bistro, offering a menu of bistro favorites with unique and flavorful twists.
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. 

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