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THE BAY AREA AND WINE COUNTRY


LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

LET SAN FRANCISCO INSPIRE YOU For decades, San Francisco has been the destination for visionaries, thought leaders and adventurers. Our city was built on the hopes and dreams of those searching for gold in 1849. Fast forward 120 years later, in the 1960s San Francisco embraced the Summer of Love with pilgrims traveling across the country to find a community of like-minded souls who celebrated love and peace. Musician Scott McKenzie captured the vibe of the era with his song “San Francisco.” My favorite line is: In the streets of San Francisco, gentle people with flowers in their hair. LGBTQ rights took center stage in the seventies and San Francisco was leading the way for equality with its tolerance and acceptance for diversity. In 1984 we saw a glimpse of the future with the introduction of the Macintosh computer created here in the Bay Area. A few years later, San Francisco was literally rocked with the devastating 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake that ended the lives of many and destroyed hundreds of homes. But that didn’t stop San Francisco from rising from the ashes and rebuilding. Because of its severe damage, the Embarcadero Freeway was torn down, which lead to a revitalization of the waterfront and piers—including the Ferry Building. San Francisco is a city firmly grounded in its incredible history and traditions, but it is also a city willing to play, explore and reinvent itself. We produced this edition of the WhereTraveler® GuestBook to inspire your curiosity about the city we love so much. To learn more about the epic restaurants that have been in business for decades, read Emma Krasov’s feature Taste the Legacy: Beloved San Francisco Restaurants with a Storied Past. Take a step into what feels like a movie set at John’s Grill, the 100-year-old restaurant that was made famous by Dashiell Hammett's 1930 novel, “The Maltese Falcon.” San Francisco is like no other destination in the world. Even though San Francisco has its unique Victorian architecture and urban vibe, there are at least seven places in our fair city that feel like other countries. The many faces and places of San Francisco are uncovered in Laurie Jo Miller Farr’s piece Seven San Francisco Places That Feel Like Another Country. Head north with Virginia Miller who introduces us to Napa’s top chefs that are reinventing the dining scene these innovative chefs who are elevating the dining experience and bringing their personal flavors and joie de vivre to their establishments. Take a drive south with Jessie Fetterling, where you visit four lovely little coastal towns filled with art, fine dining, wineries, cute B&Bs, and old-world charm. Regardless if it‘s your first time to San Francisco or your hundredth, we hope that this visit to San Francisco will be one filled with inspiration and adventure. 2

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FIRST LOOK MUST-SEES IN THE CITY Explore San Francisco’s most famous sights, from the Golden Gate Bridge to the cable cars.

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ADVENTURE AWAITS TAKE THE EPIC DRIVE FROM SAN FRANCISCO TO CARMEL The drive along Highway One is a journey filled with breathtaking moments. BY JESSIE FETTERLING

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TASTE THE LEGACY BELOVED SAN FRANCISCO RESTAURANTS WITH A STORIED PAST Rooted in the unique San Francisco culture, these always popular restaurants continue to manifest the best in Northern California cuisine with their dedication to quality and traditional hospitality. BY EMMA KRASOV

WE ARE THE WORLD SEVEN SAN FRANCISCO PLACES THAT FEEL LIKE ANOTHER COUNTRY Within 49 square miles, there are mini-foreign adventures, places that feel like another country. BY LAURIE JO MILLER FARR

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INTERNATIONAL CUISINE NAPA CHEFS PLAYING WITH GLOBAL FLAVORS Wine Country chefs are reinventing the dining scene with innovative twists on cultural classics. BY VIRGINIA MILLER

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ALL ABOUT TOWN NEIGHBORHOOD GUIDE San Francisco is a city defined by its distinct and colorful neighborhoods. Take a tour here, then discover popular destinations around the Bay Area.

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THE GUIDE Specialty boutiques, designer shops, independent galleries and retail hubs.

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Virginia Miller

Laurie Jo Miller Farr

Emma Krasov

Jessie Fetterling

Since founding The Perfect Spot in 2007, Virginia Miller is the West North America Chair for World’s 50 Best Restaurants, has been Zagat SF editor, SF Guardian restaurant critic and Table8 National Editor/VP of Content. Published in over 60 international publications, she regularly covers dining, restaurants, travel, spirits, cocktails and bars around the world at Liquor.com, Where Traveler, Haute Living, Time Out, Distiller Magazine and Gin Magazine, and has written for Google’s Touring bird, Food Republic, Whisky Magazine, Thrillist, Alaska Airlines and London Times. She judges in numerous competitions and international awards panels in dining, food, spirits, cocktails, drink and bars. Recently, she passed the 10,000 mark in restaurants and 20,000 mark in bars she’s visited around the world.

A career-long tourism, destination, hotel sales and marketing pro, Laurie is a US/UK dual citizen and dedicated urbanite who loves walkable cities. As a San Francisco-based travel writer, she enjoys views from its crazy signature hills following half-a-lifetime in destination and hotel marketing, promoting her two hometowns...a couple of oh-so-flat places: New York City and London. Laurie’s byline is found in USA Today, CBS, Where Traveler, Haute Living, Food & Travel, Eater, and Google Touring Bird, among other major media titles. She was awarded Yahoo Contributor of the Year and is a member of the Society of American Travel Writers.

Emma Krasov, a lifestyle and travel writer, born and raised in Eastern Europe, believes in bringing the joyful side of life to her readers. A professional journalist, and a bilingual contributor to multiple national and international publications, she writes about art, cuisine, and travel that can be shared with family and friends. In constant pursuit of exiting and enticing stories she flies on inter-island helicopters in Fiji, dives in Palau, attends a concert at Prince’s palace in Monaco, listens to timeless classics at the Vienna Opera and learns how to make soup dumplings in Shanghai, but always returns to continue her work as a private tour guide at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. After crossing “the world and the seven seas” she calls San Francisco her home.

Jessie Fetterling became a travel junkie early on in life, taking annual road trips with her family that often brought her to California. Moving to the Bay Area in 2009, she turned that love for travel into a career, writing for publications such as Where San Francisco, TravelAge West, Prevue, Diablo, Smart Meetings, Hopper.com and Time.com. Her assignments have taken her everywhere from South Africa to South Korea to the Caribbean, where she has covered food, local cultures, music and environmental awareness. She is also a published author of the Oakland guidebook, titled “100 Things to Do in Oakland Before You Die,” and she is a member of the Society of American Travel Writers.

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We Are the World: Seven San Francisco Places That Feel Like Another Country, Page 41

Taste The Legacy: Beloved San Francisco Restaurants with a Storied Past, Page 35

Adventure Awaits: Take the Epic Drive from San Francisco to Carmel, Page 28


FIRST LOOK If you’re visiting San Francisco for the first time or just the first time in a while, these are the city’s top sights you don’t want to miss.

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Defining the Embarcadero’s northern stretch, Fisherman’s Wharf draws a lively mix of tourists, performers and street peddlers to its bustling bay-front blocks. Staying true to its heritage, the wharf continues to be the epicenter of San Francisco’s fishing community. That means no visit is complete without a cracked whole crab or a sourdough bread bowl brimming with clam chowder. Afterwards, watch the sea lions laze on the docks, visit the glorious ships on view at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park or shop for trinkets in the countless souvenir shops.


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“Adventures began and ended there.” CARL NOLTE reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle

Once San Francisco’s trademark structure, the Ferry Building was the transportation hub of the city well into the 1930s. As tough as they come, the beautifully towered building has survived devastating earthquakes, scorching fires and an ungainly freeway that once obscured it facade. A 2003 renovation shifted the space’s focus from ferries to fine food. Now the shops inside offer some of the area’s most prized artisanal treats. On Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings, the front and back patios buzz with a farmers’ market that draws regional farmers who sell their harvest by the stunning backdrop of the bay. Market Street at the Embarcadero 12

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Lombard Street

Eight hairpin switchbacks and the downward pitch of the commonly known “crookedest street in the world” have made Lombard Street a must-drive for visitors. The quarter-mile downhill stretch is lined with gorgeous gardens and barriers to ensure that drivers maintain a speed of 5 miles per hour—and with those turns, it’s advised! Those who simply walk to the top of the hill are rewarded with sweeping views of Russian Hill and Coit Tower—and a walk up is less time-consuming than waiting in line to drive down. Lombard Street, between Hyde and Leavenworth streets 14

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“San Francisco is 49 square miles surrounded by reality.” PAUL KANTNER Jefferson Airplane Guitarist


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Alcatraz

Once a prison for the most dangerous of criminals, Alcatraz Island now sits sleepily in the San Francisco Bay like a pearl inside an oyster, waiting to share its stories. Unlock the island’s secrets as you scour the empty jail cells and mess halls of the most iconic prison ever to exist. The history of Alcatraz is fascinating, told during self-guided, ranger-led and night tours. To get to and from The Rock, take a breezy ferry ride from Pier 33. 16

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“You wouldn’t think such a place as San Francisco could exist. The wonderful sunlight there, the hills... The little cable cars whizzing down the city hills…” DYLAN THOMAS

Cable Cars

These iconic open-air cars have seen imitators come and go. In 1873, San Francisco’s cable-drawn trains were the first of their kind. Nearly 145 years later, they are also the last—meriting designation as one of the only moving National Historic Landmarks in the United States. Renovated to their burgundy red best and jingling their bells as they climb some of the city’s steepest inclines, these tenacious little trains have a place in the heart of visitors and former residents. Grab a seat or just hang from one of the wooden poles and get ready to ride in true San Francisco style. 18

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“With sizable spaces devoted to career surveys of work by several individual artists (Alexander Calder, Ellsworth Kelly, Agnes Martin, Chuck Close, Richard Serra and others), the place might have been renamed the San Francisco Museums of Modern Art.” CHARLES DESMARAIS art critic for the San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Now the largest modern art space in the country, SFMOMA reopened in May 2016 after a $305 million renovation that nearly tripled its gallery space. The expansion, which was designed by Norwegian architecture and design firm Snøhetta, blends seamlessly with the original Botta brick structure, and features a white, rippling facade that pays homage to both the bay and the city’s iconic fog. The museum’s current collection entails more than 33,000 works, from sculpture to media arts. 151 Third St. 20

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“San Francisco has only one drawback, ’tis hard to leave.” RUDYARD KIPLING

Concrete Coit Tower was erected atop Telegraph Hill in 1933 and boasts 360-degree views of San Francisco and its environs. In the 1930s, local artists painted its famous murals as part of the public art program of the Works Progress Administration. While there is a nominal fee to ride the elevator to the observation deck, there is no charge to enter the tower and see the murals. You might be lucky enough to see (or hear) some of the colorful wild parrots of Telegraph Hill. One Telegraph Hill Blvd. 22

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Painted Ladies

As if taken from the pages of a fairy tale, the row of perfectly pastel Victorian homes lining the eastern side of Alamo Square brings an air of magic to the foggy city. Victorians are among San Francisco’s most recognizable architectural features, albeit few look this good. From the top of the park, you’ll be treated to one of San Francisco’s iconic views: the seven Painted Ladies radiantly dolled up with the towers of downtown hovering in the distance. Really, it’s no wonder that the little stretch of homes is often called “Postcard Row.” Steiner Street, between Hayes and Grove streets 24

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“The bridge is a triumphant structure, a testimony to the creativity of mankind.” KEVIN STARR

One of the most iconic landmarks in the world, let alone the city, the magnificent vermillion orange Golden Gate Bridge symbolizes San Francisco. The 4,200-foot suspension bridge was completed in 1937 after four years of construction, marked by a rowdy, week-long celebration. Even today, its two 746-foot-tall towers stand as proud testaments to the ingenuity and grace of the structure’s design. A stroll down the east side offers stunning views of the city and boats in the bay—if you can withstand the wind. A drive across the bridge leads directly to a breathtaking vantage point in Marin County. Either way, a trip across the Golden Gate Bridge brings the stunning San Francisco landscape into focus. 26

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ADVENTURE AWAITS Take the epic drive from San Francisco to Carmel

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The drive along Highway 1 is one that tops several bucket lists, and some of its best moments reside in the 120-mile stretch from San Francisco to Carmel-by-the-Sea, where stops in the oceanside communities of Half Moon Bay, Santa Cruz, and Monterey make the drive one you wish would never end.

HALF MOON BAY First up? Half Moon Bay. This quaint town is nestled near the crescent-shaped coastline for which it gets its name. Locally owned shops and restaurants dot its charming Main Street made up of well-preserved buildings that date back to the 19th century. Art fans will especially enjoy WHERE GUEST B OOK

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SANTA CRUZ Venture further south to Santa Cruz, aka “Surf City.” Yes, this is the very spot where three Hawaiian princes brought the sport of surfing to the U.S. mainland. So, if you’re looking to bask in that history, take a surf lesson at Cowell Beach—the best spot for beginners to learn. Or you can visit the Santa Cruz Surfing Museum, housed insight the Mark Abbott Memorial Lighthouse, where you can peruse historic photographs, vintage redwood surfboards and early wetsuit designs from local Jack O’Neill. Santa Cruz isn’t all surfing though. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk has attracted visitors for more than 100 years with its Looff Carousel and Giant Dipper wooden roller coaster. Kids will delight in the carnival foods—think funnel cake and the area’s famous fried artichokes. However, just a few minutes from the boardwalk, The Picnic Basket serves up delicious sandwiches and salads made from locally sourced ingredients. Opposite page: Mavericks Beach at Pillar Point near Half Moon Bay is the site of the annual big wave surfing competition called Maverick’s. This page: The quaint town of Half Moon Bay’s Main Street.

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exploring the local art galleries, specifically Gallery M, where wood furniture and art crafted by 100 woodworkers are on display. Of course, a trip here wouldn’t be complete without a stop to the ever-popular Sam’s Chowder House, where seafood is served with a view—so spectacular you can catch glimpses of whales or dolphins in the distance. Another food spot with a view is Half Moon Brewing Co., known for its selection of handcrafted year-round and seasonal brews. If you happen to visit in October—which you should for the annual pumpkin festival—the Pumpkin House Ale provides that quintessential taste of fall. Whether you’re looking to stay the night or to simply stop by for a glass of wine and a good s’mores roast on the hotel terrace, The Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay also packs in the charm. Five nights a week, a bagpiper plays a Scottish tune, walking the resort grounds from the front drive to the Ocean Lawn.


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If you’re truly in search of local fare, though, make sure to stop at one of the fruit and vegetable stands on the drive from Santa Cruz to Monterey. After all, Monterey County is considered “the salad bowl capital of the world,” with lettuce, artichokes, spinach and other produce grown here year-round. Once known for its fishing and canning industry, Monterey keeps that history alive with its “Cannery Row,” officially given that title in 1958 to honor local author John Steinbeck’s nickname for the area. Restaurants, shops and even hotels reside in former cannery buildings along the water. Perhaps the best way to experience some of the city’s hotspots—Fisherman’s Wharf, Cannery Row and the Monterey Bay Aquarium—is a bike ride along the 18-mile Monterey Coastal Recreation Trail that connects Castroville (to the north) to Pacific Grove (to the south), all while providing some of the area’s best views of the Pacific Ocean. Monterey first-timers will want to check out the Monterey Bay Aquarium, where you can get up close to jellyfish and even pet a bat ray. But don’t miss the opportunity to partake in a whalewatching tour, as this is one of the few places where you can see these giant mammals in their natural habitat year-round.

Last stop on the drive is none other than Carmel-by-theSea, a place that fosters artistic creativity so much that actors like Doris Day and Clint Eastwood have retreated here for decades. Authors and artists flocked here to start an artist colony in the early 1900s, and it still exists today in the form of the about 100 art galleries available for visitors to peruse. Food and wine also abound. There are 18 wine tasting rooms within walking distance of one another in this 1-square-mile village as well as a weekly farmers’ market that attracts locals and visitors alike. Experience a pairing of the two with Carmel Food Tours, which offers guests an in-depth exploration of the creations from some of the country’s top chefs and winemakers. Of course, golf lovers go gaga over the world-famous Pebble Beach Golf Links course that hosts several PGA Tour events each year, and has hosted five U.S. Opens (and a sixth in 2019) as well as a PGA Championship. Even if you’re not a golf fan, scoring a ticket to one of these events is worth the view alone.

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TASTE THE LEGACY Beloved San Francisco Restaurants with a Storied Past

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Amid the new restaurants and celebrity chefs who tend to take center stage in San Francisco, there are some standout restaurants celebrated for their long history and traditions. For decades these quiet gems have provided their guests with unique ambiance, excellent service and distinctly SanFranciscan meals that we are thrilled to share with you.

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Opposite page: Alioto’s delicious Cioppino. This page: Buena Vista’s famous Irish Coffee.

Overlooking San Francisco Bay, crowded with boats and specked with seagulls, from a window table at the Alioto’s dining room, you might imagine going back in time when a humble fish stall #8 was founded here in 1925 by Nunzio Alioto, a Sicilian immigrant and a brave fisherman. When he passed away just a few years later, his widow, Rose, was left to care for their three children and the family business. She became the first woman to work on Fisherman’s Wharf which at the time was home to wholesale fisheries, a lumber yard and train tracks.

It was Rose Alioto who opened the restaurant here in 1938, and it was here that Rose created her famous cioppino— a rich seafood stew with Dungeness crab, mussels, clams, and prawns, which is still on the menu today. From fresh Pacific oysters, paired with crisp pinot grigio, to housemade crab bisque and a number of crab specialties all through our local Dungeness season, to a moist, boozy tiramisu for dessert—everything at Alioto’s is top-notch delicious, beautifully presented, and served on white tablecloth by attentive and knowledgeable staff in black jackets and bow ties. “Just like Nonna Rose, we make our own sauces—cioppino, marinara, Bolognese,” says Annette Rose Alioto, a third-generation restaurateur. “The menu has evolved over the years, and it changes seasonally, but the staples are unchangeable. The freshest local seafood is always available in our formal dining room upstairs, and at the street-level café that also serves pizza, and is geared toward families with children.” Eight Fisherman’s Wharf, 415.673.0183, www.aliotos.com WHERE GUEST B OOK

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Opened in 1916, and named after a “good view” of the waterfront with the majestic Golden Gate Bridge and rolling hills behind it, The Buena Vista Café is best known for its Irish Coffee offered at any time, along with “Breakfast Served All Day.” At the intersection of some major tourist trails, and easily reachable by the city’s moving relic—a famous San Francisco cable car—this place sees crowds eager to get in from early morning till… even earlier morning… at the 2 am closing time. Try an overstuffed Buena Vista lobster roll with lemon aioli and fresh herbs, or order a tender Dungeness crab omelet, but never leave this place without a glass of a heartwarming Irish Coffee, made with Tullamore Dew Irish whiskey, Peerless organic coffee, C+H cane sugar, and heavy cream. The recipe remains unchanged since its original inception in 1952, when it was brought home from Shannon Airport in Ireland by the then-San Francisco Chronicle columnist, a Pulitzer Prize winner Stanton Delaplane. 2765 Hyde St., 415.474.5044, www.thebuenavista.com

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One of San Francisco’s oldest steak and seafood restaurants is Historic John’s Grill, opened in 1908. This beloved city landmark was made famous by Dashiell Hammett’s 1930 novel, “The Maltese Falcon,” featuring a sly detective, Sam Spade, who always ordered his favorite dish. In the Hollywood film noir with the same title, Humphrey Bogart played Sam, adding to the popularity of John’s Grill. The Maltese Falcon Room on the second-floor displays memorabilia from the classic film, including the Emmy Award statuette, and that of a notorious black bird. Sam Spade’s Lamb Chops are prominently listed on the menu, supplemented with a quote from “The Maltese Falcon,” and served exactly as described in the novel—with baked potato and sliced tomatoes. The dining room walls of the multilevel restaurant are covered with photos of prominent San-Franciscans, international celebrities and movie stars. Luciano Pavarotti, Lucie Arnaz, Julia Child, Billy Joel, Andy Warhol, Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas, Steve Jobs, Truman Capote, Vidal Sassoon and

Sen. Dianne Feinstein have all enjoyed the John’s Grill fare, and so should you! 63 Ellis St., 415.986.0069, www.johnsgrill.com

SOTTO MARE Squeezed amid the turn of the century buildings in the bustling North Beach neighborhood, Sotto Mare Oysteria & Seafood is all about an authentic Little Italy experience. The counter, inside a long and narrow dining room, dates back to 1919 and is decorated with countless mementos of the restaurant’s long history. Some crowd-pleasers here are Benita’s Baccala (salted cod with sweet peppers, tomatoes and herbs) and Crab Diavolo. “Baccala is my mother-in-law’s recipe,” explains Richard Azzolino, the proprietor and a native North Beach resident, who is on the premises most of the time along with wife Laura. “Crab Diavolo was a one-time special,” Laura says, “but it became so popular, we had to put it on the menu full time.” “Octopus salad is my recipe,” continues Richard, “and we also do cioppino the way my mother used to. In my childhood, we ate pasta with cioppino sauce first, and then the seafood. Here we just serve cioppino over penne pasta—a shorthand version.” Even bread is baked according to Richard’s request. “No sourdough,” he says. “That would interfere with the taste of seafood, and we want you to fully enjoy it with our housemade marinara or lemon-caper sauce.” 552 Green St., 415.398.3181, www.sottomaresf.com

SUTRO’S AT THE CLIFF HOUSE If a wild ocean beach with crashing waves is your thing, then Land’s End is where you have to look for your memorable San Francisco meal. Sutro’s name refers to legendary Sutro Baths, a public saltwater pool that was built in 1896 and touted as the largest indoor swimming facility in the world. After it burned down in the 1960s, the site of historical ruins with concrete walls, stairs and passageways that lead nowhere, became a favorite of leisure walkers and a part of a large recreational area. A multilevel Cliff House is home to an antique carved-

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The most photographed architectural structure in the North Beach neighborhood, the historic Sentinel Building is curiously wedge-shaped and painted patina-green. Home to Francis Ford Coppola’s Café Zoetrope on the corner of Kearny and Columbus, it has a fascinating history. Constructed in 190607, before and after the Great San Francisco Earthquake, this flatiron beauty has housed a motley crew of tenants. From local politicians’ offices to underground restaurant Caesar’s Grill, rumored to be the birthplace of the Caesar salad, to a covert speakeasy, a bohemian enclave, a nightclub, an investment property and a recording studio, the building was finally acquired by Coppola in 1972. It became the

headquarters for the famous director’s production company, American Zoetrope. A number of his films, including “The Godfather II” and “The Godfather III”, “Apocalypse Now,” “The Conversation,” “One From The Heart,” “The Outsiders” and “Dracula” were written, edited, or sound-mixed here. Cafe Zoetrope is a European-style restaurant with a menu of authentic Italian cuisine and a wide selection of Italian and California wines. Many exclusive vintages come from Coppola’s winery, located in Geyserville, California, and quite a few recipes were conceived by the master filmmaker himself. Coppola’s latest endeavor at this cozy restaurant, peppered with film paraphernalia and various mementos of his long and celebrated career, is Great Women Cocktails beverage program. It offers mixed libations based on distilled spirits named after Maria Gaetana Agnesian, an 18th-century mathematician and philosopher, Ada Lovelace, an English mathematician and writer, who worked on the “Analytical Engine”—a computer prototype—in the early 19th century and the Countess Walewska, a consort of Napoleon III. 916 Kearny St., 415.291.1700, www.cafezoetrope.com

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wood bar, dating back to the 19th century, and a comprehensive collection of Sutro Baths’ paraphernalia, including a pure wool swimsuit worn by male swimmers back in the day. Sutro’s restaurant is beautifully designed, filled with the moving light of ocean reflections, and serves signature dishes like Dungeness crab cakes with chipotle aioli, arugula, jicama and shaved fennel and Crab Louie with jidori egg, avocado and seasonal greens. 1090 Point Lobos Ave., 415.386.3330, www.cliffhouse.com/sutros


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with Perfect Martinis and Sam’s Negronis on silver trays, and where you can be seated in a secluded numbered booth with a curtain door for complete privacy. Soak in a feeling of being transported into a film noir ambiance, and catch yourself muttering under your breath, “If these walls could talk…” Rest assured, all kinds of celebrities and prominent figures from the highest echelons of political and cultural power—not only in the glorious city of San Francisco—but in the nation, have visited Sam’s Grill. Many are coming here today, knowing that an “old-fashioned eating house with old-fashioned waiter service and private booths” won’t disappoint. “Our goal is to craft Sam’s modern culinary identity while focusing on the many dishes from the last 100 years,” says executive chef David Gingrass, who tirelessly works on perfecting classic recipes and wine pairings alongside proprietor Peter Quartaroli and wine and spirits director, Lance Tolaio. “The menu showcases a collection of San Francisco classics like Celery Victor, Green Goddess salad, coquille Saint Jacques, and Hangtown Fry. Although the spirit of each dish remains true to tradition, the sauces are lighter and brighter than in years gone by.” The history of Sam’s Grill dates to 1867 when Michael Molan Moraghan began selling fresh oysters from San Francisco Bay at his stall at the base of California Street. In the former open-air

market where vendors hawked fresh fish and crabs, “The Oyster King” founded an institution that today is a staple of the city’s Financial District with its high-rises and high-energy crowds. Try some of Sam’s specialties like fish crudo, Petrale sole cooked to order, or Lazy Man’s Cioppino with shelled Dungeness crab. 374 Bush St., 415.421.0594, www.samsgrill-sf.com

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Top left: Sam’s Grill established in 1867. Top right: Osso Bucco with polenta at Fior D’Italia; Bottom: Sam’s Negroni and Manhattan cocktails.

Fior D’Italia, America’s oldest Italian restaurant, was opened in 1886. It has operated out of San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood in six different locations, and once was located in a tent, where it served soup to the city dwellers displaced by the 1906 earthquake and fire. At its current location in the historic San Remo Hotel, the first one built after the catastrophic earthquake, Gianni Audieri, the restaurant’s executive chef for more than 30 years, purchased it with his wife, Trudy, in 2012, becoming the fourth owners in 133 years. On the premises almost every night, Gianni continues his “labor of love” expressed in authentic Northern Italian cuisine with homemade pasta and sauces, fresh seafood and seasonal local California ingredients. 2237 Mason St., 415.986.1886, www.fior.com

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WE ARE THE WORLD Seven San Francisco Places That Feel Like Another Country BY LAURIE JO MILLER FARR PHOTOGRAPHY BY TIMOTHY D. WILLIAMSON

San Francisco stands out as one of America’s most cosmopolitan cities, filled with “mini-countries,” from Golden Gate Park to the gates of Chinatown to the middle of the Mission District. Discover these seven special spots that can virtually transport you to faraway places, all within the city’s compact 49 square miles where there are echoes of Holland, China, Ireland, England, Japan, France and Mexico.

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GENUINE DUTCH WINDMILLS Two 115-year-old windmills grace the western edge of Golden Gate Park overlooking the Pacific shore. The Dutch Windmill and the Murphy Windmill are exceptionally tall at 75 feet and 95 feet, respectively, with striking silhouettes. The smaller north windmill, known as the Dutch Windmill, was built to fill several man-made ponds when Golden Gate Park was created. The south windmill, known as the Murphy Windmill, was once the largest outside the Netherlands, with massive sails each cut from a single log. Notice these sails turn clockwise, in the opposite direction to windmills in Holland. In spring, Queen Wilhelmina Tulip Garden at the base of the Dutch Windmill displays thousands of bright tulips in full bloom. Where: 1690 John F. Kennedy Drive at the western edge of Golden Gate Park

TWO CHINATOWNS Enter Chinatown via the Dragon Gates and look up to see dozens of red lanterns strung high across Grant Avenue. First stop: Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory at 56 Ross Alley to see the folded cookies with a message being made by hand. Established at the start of the California Gold Rush in 1848, San Francisco’s Chinatown is North America’s oldest and most prominent. Its 20 square WHERE GUEST B OOK

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blocks and alleys feature souvenir and gift emporiums, herb and tea shops, bakeries and dim sum restaurants. Exotic vegetables and mysterious packets of dried goods are identified in Chinese and jars of delicacies fill the shops’ shelves. Three miles west, in a neighborhood called Inner Richmond, San Francisco has another Chinatown. Along Clement Street, Cantonese and Mandarin are this street’s languages of choice, and you’re mentally transported to China in a flash. The main thoroughfare is lined with restaurants where dim sum, roast duck, and dumplings share a pan-Asian spotlight beside Burmese, Vietnamese, Thai, Malaysian, Korean barbecue and Japanese sushi. Where: Grant Avenue, Chinatown and Clement Street, Inner Richmond

TASTY IRISH WHISKEY “America’s First Irish Coffee Was Made Here in 1952,” declares the plaque on the brick wall at the Buena Vista Cafe. Inspired by a recipe uncovered at Shannon International Airport, this spot recreated and debuted the classic drink, a hand-measured mixture of hot coffee, whiskey, sugar cubes, and thick cream. Every day behind the long wooden bar, white-jacketed 42

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bartenders make 2,000 perfectly frothy-topped Irish coffees served in six-ounce stemmed glasses. And through the Buena Vista’s big picture windows, guests are treated to a quintessential San Francisco view of the Powell & Hyde line cable car turnaround with the sparkling bay beyond. Where: 2765 Hyde Street

RULE, BRITANNIA Stunning in white, the 140-year-old Victorian-era Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park is the oldest glass and wood structure of its kind in North America. The magnificent 1879 landmark is modeled after its handsome cousin, the lace-like wrought-iron Palm House at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Kew, London. Step into a vibrant greenhouse. Five galleries are filled with 2,000 exotic plant species and rare beautiful blooms to captivate the visitor. Our British cousins would be impressed by this landmark that’s listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Where: 100 John F. Kennedy Drive in Golden Gate Park

TOKYO TEA TIME As you enter the peaceful Japanese Tea House and Garden,

Look up to see dozens of red lanterns strung high across Grant Avenue and step into a vibrant greenhouse filled with 2,000 exotic plant species.


“The Thinker” by Auguste Rodin is a largerthan-life bronze sculpture. Mission Dolores is named for the city’s oldest surviving structure, built by Spanish soldiers.

a sense of place or time connected to the city outside these gates melts away. Stroll past bonsai hedges and bamboo to reach the pathway to the picturesque Drum Bridge. A brightly painted century-old five-story pagoda overlooks a giant Buddha statue and it’s easy to imagine you’re in the grounds of a Kyoto temple. Wander among the landscaped five acres, the nation’s oldest public Japanese garden, featuring hedges shaped to recall Mount Fuji, a dragon and a crane. Contemplate the Sunken Garden, a small lake with giant koi, dwarf trees, and Ishidoro stone lantern. Sip a cup of green tea and experience a serene atmosphere in the heart of Golden Gate Park. Where: 75 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive in Golden Gate Park

PICTURE FRANCE “The Thinker” by Auguste Rodin is a larger-than-life bronze sculpture presiding over the formal courtyard entrance of the Legion of Honor. Atop a bluff overlooking the Golden Gate, Ionic columns line the perimeter of the fine art museum that displays the motto, “Honneur et Patrie.” Inside, galleries display 250 European paintings, including treasures from French artists such as Claude Monet, Edgar Degas and Edouard Manet.

Picture yourself in the City of Light. This distinguished 1924 San Francisco landmark is a three-quarter replica of the Palais de la Légion d’Honneur in Paris, a classic 18thcentury edifice facing the River Seine on the Left Bank. Where: Legion of Honor 100 34th Ave. in Lincoln Park

MISSION BURRITO The intensely popular Mission-style burrito gets its name from the neighborhood that’s filled with places to eat them. With more than 15 burrito shops in the space of several blocks, the most difficult question could be, carne or veggie? With names like Taqueria Vallarte, Taqueria Cancun and Taqueria Guadalajara, one thing’s for sure—the giant bean and rice-filled meal in a pouch takes you virtually closer to Mexico with each bite. History buffs know that five days before the birth of the Declaration of Independence, Mission San Francisco de Asís was founded. Also known as Mission Dolores for the nearby creek, Arroyo de Nuestra Señora de los Dolores, this is home to the city’s oldest surviving structure, built by Spanish soldiers. Where: 3321 16th St.

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INTERNATIONAL CUISINE Napa Chefs Playing with Global Flavors

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Napa Valley may be more known for its Michelin-starred restaurants than its niche dining in international cuisines. “Niche” does shine in the Valley, however, and the region also succeeds with New American restaurants where chefs creatively, often subtly, combine influences from around the globe on one menu. Napa’s ultimate examples of marrying East-meets-West may be the great three Michelin-starred Restaurant at Meadowood or The French Laundry, the iconic game-changer that launched many of the world’s best chefs. But outside of fine dining, there are still plenty of noteworthy Napa restaurants—and even wineries—having fun with international flavors. Calistoga’s luxurious resort, Solage, recently brought on a new chef, Gustavo Rios, to its restaurant, SolBar. Italianinspired crudo and French-influenced beef tartare co-exist next to Indian naan bread, all showcasing California’s yearround bounty. Look for creative spins in changing dishes like Yukon Gold potato gnocchi accented with lobster, beech mushrooms and curried walnuts. A stately, classic white house fronts sleek Las Alcobas hotel, where you’ll find San Francisco chef Chris Cosentino’s Acacia House. It is one of the Valley’s best mid-range restaurants. The menu showcases Cosentino’s takes on international dishes like piri piri chicken, lobster puttanesca spaghettini or Iberico pork schnitzel, pulling influence from his Italian heritage as well as Spain, Africa and Asia. Meadowood’s Charter Oak is housed in an iconic St.

Helena building, a magical, walled garden patio leads to a spacious dining room engulfed in the aromas of hearthfire cooking. What reads as a basic “smoked and grilled short rib,” arrives pastrami-like, tender on the bone, grilled over Cabernet barrels, alongside beets decadently roasted in rendered beef fat. Bolognese goes vegetarian, while yellowtail crudo partners with mandarins and fennel, then gets a Korean kick from kimchi vinaigrette. Another favorite from French Laundry’s pioneering Thomas Keller, Ad Hoc has long been beloved for it’s daily changing menu of seasonal dishes cooked with precision sans fuss. Down the street, Keller’s new La Calenda is all about authentic Mexican flavors from Oaxaca-born chef Kaelin Ulrich Trilling. The Prisoner Wine Company, with its artsy, prisonthemed wine labels, modern art and striking architecture, launched food pairings with the wines from chef Brett Young, Thursdays through Sundays at noon. Young is a CIA Hyde Park grad whose cooking background ranges from the Ritz-Carlton Millennia in Singapore to Alain Ducasse’s Mix at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas. Young utilizes the likes of Thai and Chinese ingredients combining dayboat scallop, prawn chicharron and fermented bok choy in Thai coconut curry. Or he goes Cal-Italian with chevre agnolotti in butternut squash puree then on to Japan with silky A5 Wagyu beef ribeye, dusted in pickled lime gomashio. In a region packed with inspired dining, these are but a few places that deftly marry diverse flavors and cultures on a plate.

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This vibrant and colorful neighborhood—a world-famous gay mecca—is known best for its political activism and spirit of acceptance. It’s as diverse and unique as its residents—people watching is a main attraction here. The famous Castro Theatre is a historic movie palace with a lavish Colonial Baroque façade and bright neon marquee. Harvey Milk Plaza is named for San Francisco’s first openly gay elected official, and a giant rainbow flag and new rainbow crosswalks honor his legacy. Sunny outdoor cafes and jam-packed bars add to the energy.

city as well as the original home of the United Nations, Civic Center is the proud home of the War Memorial Opera House, Davies Symphony Hall, the Asian Art Museum and City Hall—an impressive Beaux Arts-style building that occupies two full blocks of Van Ness and Polk streets. Burgeoning Hayes Valley to the west maintains a distinctly trendy and hip vibe with its art galleries, fashion-forward boutiques and trendy restaurants. It’s also home to the world-class SF Jazz Center, the first stand-alone performance venue of its kind in the country.

CHINATOWN Walk through one of the most photographed spots in the

FILLMORE DISTRICT/JAPANTOWN Renowned for its musical and

city, Dragon’s Gate at Grant Avenue and Bush Street, and be transported to the Far East with the neighborhood’s vibrant colors, scents, tastes and sounds. San Francisco’s Chinatown is the oldest in the country and the largest outside of Asia. Ornate pagoda-style buildings with dragonadorned doorways and red lanterns line the streets. On bustling Grant Avenue find shops carrying everything from San Francisco souvenirs to Asian antiques as well as Chinese restaurants, bakeries, teashops

cultural heritage, the Fillmore District was once known as the “Harlem of the West.” Hear jazz, blues, R&B and salsa music any night of the week at venues throughout the neighborhood. The Fillmore Auditorium rose to fame during the 1960s when artists such as Creedence Clearwater Revival and The Doors performed. Jazz, in particular, gives off a strong pulse. The adjacent Japantown is one of only three in the nation and boasts a striking Peace Pagoda at its center, as well as authentic shops and restaurants.

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FINANCIAL DISTRICT/EMBARCADERO The towering A-shaped

Transamerica Building is the beacon to the Financial District, San Francisco’s center of business. Find corporate headquarters like Wells Fargo with its history museum and Levi’s with Levi’s Plaza, a serene park with a fountain at its center. Jackson Square has buildings dating back to the mid-1800s, some supported by the masts from old ships. Down on the Embarcadero waterfront, lots of development has taken place, spurred by the 2013 America’s Cup. The Exploratorium science museum stands at Pier 15. The Ferry Building Marketplace is a world-class food market with shops and restaurants featuring some of the area’s most prized artisanal treats. FISHERMAN’S WHARF The city’s most popular visitor destination boasts lively street performers, colorful souvenir shops, noisy sea lions, mouthwatering seafood and plentiful sailboats—all bringing the city’s seafaring history alive. Jefferson Street here underwent a major renovation in 2013, making it more pedestrian-friendly. Sample local treats like Dungeness crab, clam chowder in a sourdough bread bowl or Irish coffee at the Buena Vista Cafe. Pier 39 is a bustling tourist marketplace with more than 100 shops and restaurants, as well as the famous sea lions who reside on the pier’s west docks. Fisherman’s Wharf is also the

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best place to catch a ferry over to Alcatraz Island, housing the former penitentiary. Ghirardelli Square is just up the street, and the former chocolate factory is now home to boutiques and restaurants. HAIGHT-ASHBURY/NOPA Home to “hippie” culture, Haight-Ashbury

stays true to its quirky and eclectic roots. Visit the Grateful Dead house where the band lived during the Summer of Love, or check out some of San Francisco’s best vintage shops. In the 1960s, the corner of Haight and Ashbury streets was a hangout for activists like Allen Ginsburg and Abbie Hoffman. This neighborhood is also a great entry point for Golden Gate Park, which comprises some 1,000 acres and is home to the de Young Museum, the California Academy of Sciences, Japanese Tea Garden, lakes, gardens and more. “North of the Panhandle” (Golden Gate Park’s pan-handle-shaped grassy stretch), more colloquially known as NoPa, is a neighborhood known for its restaurants and shops along Divisadero Street. Alamo Square is here, a park with sweeping views of the city skyline, bordered on the east side by the Painted Ladies, a row of pastel Victorian homes. WHERE GUEST B OOK

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the northern section of the city offer coveted shopping and dining on Chestnut and Union streets. Take a stroll or have a picnic at 28-acre Crissy Field, a formerly abandoned airfield that’s now a flat waterfront path with views of the Golden Gate Bridge, bird-watching (the restored marsh is home to rare species), beaches, picnic sites and two cafes. Built for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exhibition, the Palace of Fine Arts is here. Venture north to the forested, 1,500-acre Presidio, a former military base-turned-national-park for access to the iconic Golden Gate Bridge as well as hiking trails, artworks by Andy Goldsworthy, a mile-long beach, golf course and the Walt Disney Family Museum. Filmmaker George Lucas’ Lucasfilm is here. It is closed to the public, but visitors can stop by the iconic Yoda Fountain.

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painted. The Women’s Building community center boasts the spectacular “MaestraPeace” mural. The Mission is also home to eclectic restaurants, vibrant nightlife and trendy shopping. NOE VALLEY Nestled between the Castro and the Mission is charming

Noe Valley, a well-heeled residential neighborhood that’s great for families. Bordered by 22nd Street to the north and Dolores Street to the east, find stylish shops and cute cafes along 24th Street, and many examples throughout of classic Victorian and Edwardian residential architecture for which San Francisco is famous.

MISSION DISTRICT The city’s oldest neighborhood, the Mission is a

vibrant hub for all aspects of Latino culture, with the historic Mission Dolores at the center—one of the oldest structures still standing in the city. Nearby Mission Dolores Park is perfect for families and adult revelers, with plenty of spots for picnicking, relaxing and playing on an expansive playground. The Mission is home to the largest concentration of hand-painted murals in the city. Every square inch of Clarion Alley is 48

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tycoons of the late 19th century, Nob Hill still maintains an upscale aura with luxury hotels, impressive homes and landscaped gardens. Grace Cathedral is a replica of Notre Dame in Paris and is admired for its stained glass, Ghiberti doors and labyrinths. Nob Hill is also home to the Cable Car Museum, where visitors can learn about the history and

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NORTH BEACH/TELEGRAPH HILL San Francisco’s own Little Italy,

North Beach is a mecca for Italian-American bars and restaurants, coffee shops and lively nightclubs. There are also many historic focal points located here. Baseball legend Joe DiMaggio and film star Marilyn Monroe posed for wedding photos on the steps of the Saints Peter and Paul Church bordering Washington Square Park. North Beach is the hub of the Beat Movement, showcased by City Lights bookstore, a favorite haunt of 1950s beat poets Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg. Brimming with shops, restaurants and bars, the narrow Grant Avenue is known as the oldest street in San Francisco. Atop Telegraph Hill is the recognizable Coit Tower, with New Deal-era murals decorating its interior. PACIFIC HEIGHTS/UPPER FILLMORE Attracting the wealthy and pow-

erful, Pacific Heights is home to some of the most expensive and coveted real estate in San Francisco as well as a 180-degree view of the city from Fillmore and Webster streets. The Lyon Street steps at Broadway Street

provide a particularly scenic point for viewing the San Francisco Bay as well as the Palace of Fine Arts. SOMA/CHINA BASIN/DOGPATCH The South of Market neighborhood, known as SoMa, is a cultural center of the city with its museums including the Contemporary Jewish Museum, Museum of African Diaspora and SFMOMA. There’s also been an influx of tech companies such as Salesforce, Adobe, Yelp and Zynga to the area. Yerba Buena Gardens offers activities for families, including the Children’s Creativity Museum, a bowling alley, an indoor ice-skating rink and a restored carousel. Bay-front China Basin houses baseball’s 2010, 2012 and 2014 World Series champions, the San Francisco Giants, at AT&T Park. UNION SQUARE Union Square houses one of the largest collections

of flagship stores in the Western United States. Maiden Lane is a pedestrian-only street just off the square that houses luxury retail shops. Tourists flock to watch cable car drivers manually turn the cars 180 degrees at the end of the line at the intersection of Powell and Market streets. Union Square is also home to renowned art galleries and the theater district. WHERE GUEST B OOK

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The Bay Area NORTH BAY Take a 30-minute ferry ride or a quick drive over the Golden

Gate Bridge north to Sausalito, with its Mediterranean feel, and neighboring Tiburon, a charming seaside town. Both are home to eclectic shops, art galleries and waterfront restaurants. Encompassing the southeast side of Mount Tamalpais, Mill Valley is home to open space preserves and parks. Point Reyes is known for its proximity to the National Seashore amid bluffs and vistas. Watch the annual gray whale migration January-April. EAST BAY Twenty minutes east over the Bay Bridge (or a short BART

ride under it), Berkeley is famed for its role as a counterculture mecca. Between the world-class University of California campus and the swanky Fourth Street shopping district, downtown Berkeley boasts an eclectic collection of restaurants, local businesses and a buzzing arts district. Famed chef Alice Waters’s Chez Panisse is the birthplace of California cuisine. Neighboring Oakland is a thriving urban center and one of the nation’s most ethnically integrated cities. It remains a mix of picturesque 50

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hillside neighborhoods, diverse architecture, views of the bay and more open space than any other city in the Bay Area. At the water’s edge is Jack London Square, a bustling dining, entertainment and shopping district. A half-hour southeast of Oakland lie the lush green hills of Livermore, California’s oldest wine region, founded in 1869 and boasting more than 40 wineries. SOUTH BAY Famous for its tech companies such as Apple, Google and Facebook and named for the creation of the silicon computer chip, Silicon Valley encompasses much of the Southern Bay Area, including the cities of San Jose and Palo Alto. San Jose is the capital of Silicon Valley, and rightfully so. It’s the largest city in Northern California and the world’s technological hub. Palo Alto, a half hour southeast of San Francisco, is one of the Bay Area’s most upscale cities. Life here revolves around Stanford University. Downtown Palo Alto is anchored by University Avenue, a leafy boulevard bustling with shops and restaurants. Find high-tech history at the Hewlett-Packard Garage, where the company—and many say Silicon Valley itself—was founded. From left: Cypress Tree Tunnel at Point Reyes National Seashore; Cathedral of Christ of the Light, illuminated at night in downtown Oakland.

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JOHN’S GRILL As the backdrop for one of the most famous detective stories written—Dashiell Hammett’s “The Maltese Falcon” —John’s Grill, owned by John Konstin, plays the leading role as one of the oldest, most famous and historic establishments in San Francisco. The staff, the fabric of the establishment, states that “the kitchen is the heart and soul of our restaurant.” Locals and national celebrities enjoy great steaks, fresh seafood, salads and pastas with excellent service. John’s Grill has never disappointed! 415.986.0069, johnsgrill.com

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Theron Kabrich and Jim Hartley founded San Francisco Art Exchange in 1983. They represent the most historic artworks of pop culture created by our culture’s most significant artists and photographers. They are recognized as market pioneers and premier purveyors of original pop iconography. They work with over 150 well known artists, photographers and celebrities. With 100 major exhibitions under their belts, they have sold original artwork for the iconic covers of “Dark Side of the Moon,” “Abbey Road,” “Houses of the Holy” and many others. They have hosted live performances with many of the greats, including Brian Wilson. Their motto: Everyone is welcome! 415.441.8840, sfae.com


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SHOPPING SHOPPING ACCESSORIES & BAGS CHROMECL004506 This company’s mission was simple: create bags that are practical and functional. Street-tested by professional messengers and urban commuters, Chrome makes bags, footwear and apparel that adapt to the unpredictable nature of the city. 962 Valencia St., 415.874.9232. www.chromeindustries.com GOORIN BROTHERSCL003270 Founded in 1895, this family business dedicated to the art of hatmaking is now in its fourth generation of ownership. Stop by to peruse the bold, timeless styles for men and women. 1612 Stockton St., 415.402.0454. 1446 Haight St., 415.436.9450. 111 Geary St., 415.362.0036. www.goorin.com RIMOWACL0042957 Find Europe’s leading manufacturer of high-quality, luxury luggage at this expansive store. Rimowa is known for its four-wheeled, hardcased luggage that makes carting around belongings easy and safe. 222 Grant Ave., 415.230.2688. www.rimowa.com SHINOLA Detroit-based Shinola was conceived with the belief that products should be well made and built to last. As makers of modern watches, bicycles, journals and leather goods, Shinola stands for the preservation of craft. 53 Hotaling Place, 415.513.1640. www.shinola.com

TIMBUK2CL003615 This boutique carries messengers, laptop bags, backpacks, luggage, totes and accessories in limitededition designs. 506 Hayes St., 415.252.9860. 587 Shotwell St., 415.321.6806. www.timbuk2.com

APPAREL AETHERCL004816 Constructed from three shipping containers in the Hayes Valley neighborhood, this sportswear shop is an outdoor enthusiast’s mecca, offering clothing designed for performance while maintaining a stylish aesthetic. 489 Hayes St., 415.437.2345. www.aetherapparel.com AZALEA BOUTIQUECL00CL003791 This youthful, trendy boutique offers designs for men and women by the likes of A.P.C., as well as an impressive inventory of denim. 411 Hayes St., 415.861.9888; 956 Valencia St. www.azaleasf.com CRIS CONSIGNMENT Known for a well-maintained selection of designer clothes and boutique pieces from recent seasons, Cris offers high-quality, contemporary design at accessible prices. 2056 Polk St., 415.474.1191. www.crisconsignment.com GOODBYESCL004962 Nestled in the heart of Laurel Heights, this popular consignment shop has been offering great deals in designer men’s and women’s apparel for more than 20 years. Women’s Sale Store: 3464 Sacramento St., 415.346.6388.

Women’s Store: 3483 Sacramento St., 415.674.0151. Men’s Store: 3462 Sacramento St., 415.346.6388. www.goodbyessf.com LEVI’SCL00689 German immigrant Levi Strauss patented the riveting (placing rivets at stress points so workers didn’t burst through their seams) of what we now call jeans in 1873. 815 Market St., 415.501.0100. 525 Castro St., 415.255.6726. 1155 Battery St., 415.677.9927. www.levi.com MAC-MODERN APPEALING CLOTHINGCL00305 More than just appealing, this visionary, cerebral boutique carries avant-garde European designers like Comme des Garçons and Dries Van Noten alongside local talent and limited editions. 1003 Minnesota St., 415.285.2805. 387 Grove St., 415.863.3011. MARINE LAYERCL00497 This casual clothing company sells luxuriously soft sweatshirts, tees and scarves that are made in San Francisco. The fabric is a blend of pima cotton and MicroModal, a sustainable and eco-friendly fabric made from recycled beechwood. 2106 Chestnut St., 415.400.4136. 498 Hayes St., 415.829.7519. www.marinelayer.com PINK SHIRTMAKERCL003514 The London-based store just off Union Square carries a large collection of shirts and accessories for men and women, specifically cut to avoid bulk around the armpit. 255 Post St., 415.421.2022. www.thomaspink.co.uk

SUI GENERIS CONSIGNMENTCL003517 This store sells new, vintage and consignment high-end merchandise. It stocks ready-to-wear and formalwear and an expansive collection of leather goods and shoes from designers including Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Prada and Hermes. Men’s Clothing: 2231 Market St., 415.437.2231. Women’s Clothing: 2147 Union St., 415.800.7584. www.suigenerisconsignment.com UNIQLOCL0040891 The increasingly popular Japanese retailer sells high-quality, innovative men’s and women’s basics in bold hues at affordable prices. 111 Powell St., 877.486.4756. 3251 20th Ave., 877.486.4756. 5606 Bay St., Emeryville, 877.486.4756. www.uniqlo.com THE VOYAGER SHOPCL0035147 Voyager features menswear from Japanese and Italian lines, premium denim, American footwear, women’s basics from French lines, ocean gear, books and art. 365 Valencia St., 415.795.1748. www.thevoyagershop.com

BATH, BEAUTY & HEALTH ELIZABETH WCL003274 After you sample the chocolate at Ghirardelli Square, stop into Elizabeth W for fragrances, lotions and soaps as well as candles and rooms diffusers that will continually pique your senses. 900 N. Point St., 415.441.8354. www.elizabethw.com

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SHOPPING BAY AREA BERKELEY FOURTH STREET SHOPPING DISTRICTCL006541 The hottest upscale shopping district in Berkeley, Fourth Street is where shoppers come to buy everything from sleek furniture and children’s clothing to makeup and pet products in converted industrial buildings. Fourth Street between University and Cedar sts., Berkeley, 510.644.3002. www.fourthstreet.com HILLSDALE SHOPPING CENTERCL003419 Retail giants like Nordstrom and Macy’s anchor this large shopping center approximately 20 miles south of the city, which also features about 120 more specialty shops to boot. 60 31st Ave., San Mateo, 650.345.8222. www.hillsdale.com ROCKRIDGE DISTRICT If independent bookstores, vintage boutiques, record shops, art galleries and antique markets are up your alley, then the Rockridge District is the neighborhood for you. College Ave. between 51st Street and Alcatraz Avenue, Oakland, 510.604.3125. www.rockridgeoutandabout.com

Alden Shop for Gentlemen 170 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94104 800-273-7463 415-421-6691 www.AldenShop.com

SANTANA ROWCL0052914 This mixed-use urban space is a combination of upscale residential spaces and appropriately priced restaurants, boutiques, spas and salons. 377 Santana Row, San Jose, 408.551.4611. www.santanarow.com WESTFIELD VALLEY FAIRCL0045207 This center is Silicon Valley’s shopping destination, with more than

240 retailers, a plethora of sit-down restaurants and a gorgeous dining terrace featuring more than 16 eateries and outdoor fire pits. 2855 Stevens Creek Blvd., Santa Clara, 408.248.4450. www.westfield.com/valleyfair

BOOKS, MUSIC & ELECTRONICS AMOEBA MUSICCL003518 This institution has one of the largest selections of CDs, DVDs, videos, vinyl records, enamel pins, turntables, stickers and vintage rock posters anywhere. 1855 Haight St., 415.831.1200. 2455 Telegraph Ave., Berkeley, 510.549.1125. www.amoeba.com BOOK PASSAGECL0035189 This bookstore has served the Bay Area for more than 30 years, with author events, writing and language classes. Find a wide selection of titles, from local authors to topselling fiction writers. One Ferry Building, 415.835.1020. 100 Bay St., Sausalito, 415.339.1300. www.bookpassage.com THE BOOKSMITHCL003702 Recognized as one of the best independent bookstores in the city, The Booksmith often hosts some of the biggest names in the arts. 1644 Haight St., 415.863.8688. www.booksmith.com CITY LIGHTS BOOKSTORECL003519 Co-founded by poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti, this independent bookstore and publishing house has been a hub for writers since the Beat era. 261 Columbus Ave., 415.362.8193. www.citylights.com

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SHOPPING GREEN APPLE BOOKSCL0035194 This independent store is a bibliophile’s paradise, with a huge and eclectic selection of books. 506 Clement St., 415.387.2272. 1231 Ninth Ave., 415.742.5833. www.greenapplebooks.com

SAN FRANCISCO 326 JACKSON STREET (415) 392-1622 • 800-345-1622 Monday-Friday 9-5 Saturday 10-4 www.needlepointinc.com

LEICA SAN FRANCISCO Leica San Francisco is a destination for the diverse Bay Area community of photographers. Its gallery holds exhibitions throughout the year, plus artist talks and workshops. You can also buy Leica-brand cameras, equipment and accessories. 463 Bush St., 415.801.5066. www.leicastoresf.com LOLA OF NORTH BEACHCL003270 Searching for the perfect stationary, journal or photo album? Need to find an adorable baby gift? These items and more await you at Lola’s. 1415 Grant Ave., 415.781.1817. 900 N. Point St., 415.567.7760. www.lolaofnorthbeach.com OMNIVORE BOOKS ON FOODCL00423 Featuring new, antiquarian and collectible books by and for culinary gurus, this is a wonderland for readers interested in food and drink. Also hosts chef and author events. 3885A Cesar Chavez St., 415.282.4712. www.omnivorebooks.com

CHILDREN’S SHOPS 826 VALENCIACL004054 Writer Dave Eggers opened this pirate supply store that serves as a front for a nonprofit dedicated to supporting students’ writing skills. 826 Valencia St., 415.642.5905. shop.826valencia.org

SMALL FRYS CHILDREN’S STORECL0036102 This Noe Valley favorite carries a selection of babywear by namebrand designers, as well as the most sought-after carriers and strollers, plus eco-friendly and organic clothing, toys and skincare products. 3985 24th St., 415.648.3954. www.smallfrys.com

DEPARTMENT STORES BARNEYS NEW YORKCL003510 Find high-end clothing, shoes and accessories for men and women plus personal shopping services to complete your wardrobe or even find the perfect gift. 77 O’Farrell St., 415.268.3500. www.barneys.com H BLOOMINGDALE’SCL00351 This is the second largest Bloomingdale’s store in the country, offering the latest fashions for women, men and kids, plus home decor. 845 Market St., 415.856.5300. www.bloomingdales.com MACY’SCL003512 The flagship store is housed in two buildings between O’Farrell and Geary streets on either side of Stockton Street and encompasses an entire city block. 170 O’Farrell St., 415.397.3333. www.macys.com NEIMAN MARCUSCL00351 This shopping mecca features couture and accessories departments for men and women, plus excellent selections of high-end lingerie and cosmetics. Enjoy high tea inside the Rotunda restaurant overlooking

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SHOPPING Union Square. 150 Stockton St., 415.362.3900. www.neimanmarcus.com NORDSTROMCL003514 The grand Market Street location occupies four floors of the Westfield San Francisco Centre and features a huge shoe department as well as clothing and accessories, cosmetics and a full-service spa. Westfield San Francisco Centre, 865 Market St., 415.243.8500. 285 Winston Drive, 415.753.1344. www.nordstrom.com SAKS FIFTH AVENUECL00351 The San Francisco location offers an extensive selection of high-end casual, evening and businesswear for women. 384 Post St., 415.986.4300. www.saksfifthavenue.com

DISPENSARIES THE APOTHECARIUM This dispensary emphasizes education and customer service for seniors, first-time visitors and patients with serious medical conditions. 2029 Market St., 415.500.2620. 2414 Lombard St., 415.408.6986. 527 Howard St., 415.741.0741. www.apothecarium.com THE GREEN DOOR Opened in 2003 and in San Francisco since 2005, this is one of the longestoperating dispensaries in California. 843 Howard St., 415.541.9590. www.greendoorsf.com

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MOE GREENS This dispensary claims to be a “place where you can bring your mother” and offers three different lounge experiences: one dedicated to

vaping, one for extracts and a lounge with large booths. 1276 Market St., 415.762.4255. www.moegreens.com H VAPOR ROOM Founded in 2004, this cannabis dispensary has been at the forefront of the industry and provides caring and friendly service. Dogs are welcome here and the beautiful interior design ensures everyone who walks in feels at home. 79 Ninth St., 415.626.2100. www.vaporroom.com

EYEWEAR JINS The Japanese eyewear company boasts over 1,200 styles—all designed in Tokyo with thin lenses. They promise your prescription eyewear in less than 30 minutes and glasses that don't slip down your nose. 151 Powell St., 415.569.0135. www.jins.com SPECTACLES OF UNION SQUARECL005826 Spectacles has always been more concerned with precision and accuracy than the latest gimmicks. With thousands of frames in stock, you’ll find everything from unused vintage eyewear to Cartier. 177 Maiden Lane, 415.781.8556. www.spectacles-sf.com WARBY PARKER The hip and affordable eyeglass retailer has two San Francisco locations. You’ll find limited-edition styles you can’t find anywhere else. 357 Hayes St., 415.906.5313. 216 Stockton St., 415.528.2698. www.warbyparker.com

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SHOPPING GIFTS HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN STORECL00361 The shop offers a unique fusion of education and grassroots advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals; the signature merchandise helps raise funds and spread awareness. 575 Castro St., 415.431.2200. shop.hrc.org PICNICCL003289 This itty-bitty boutique on trendy Polk Street in Russian Hill stocks romantic frocks, baubles, great gifts, souvenirs and home accessories, as well as apparel with a relaxed aesthetic. 1808 Polk St., 415.346.6556. www.picnicsf.com

HOME & DESIGN ALDEA HOME + BABYCL0058069 This hip home furnishings store is full of fresh ideas for the home. It’s also a great spot for affordable gifts, with lots of home accessories, dishware and throw pillows. 890 Valencia St., 415.865.9807. www.aldeahome.com ALESSICL0058069 The Italian houseware brand’s flagship Union Square location is filled with an array of products for the home. Bridal registry, gift certificates, complimentary gift-wrap and shipping are available. 424 Sutter St., 415.434.0403. www.alessi.com ANYONCL0043971 This interior design shop carries a mix of repurposed antiques, custom upholstery and pillows and an

eclectic collection of art and accessories. The home goods reflect a clean, contemporary aesthetic. 3452 Sacramento St., 415.829.2758. www.anyondesign.com H ATYSCL003612 The modern household and personal items at this store are designed by architects and industrial designers. Most of the sleek pieces are imported from Denmark, Germany, France and Italy. 2149B Union St., 415.441.9220. www.atysdesign.com BRITEX FABRICSCL0036104 Britex has offered the finest selection of fabrics and accessories since 1952. This is a must-visit stop for textile lovers and anyone who sews, featuring fabrics, buttons, trims and laces from new and established designers. 117 Post St., 415.392.2910. www.britexfabrics.com HEATH CERAMICSCL006596 One of the few remaining midcentury American potteries still in existence, Heath has been making tableware and tile for over a half-century. One Ferry Building, 415.399.9284. 2900 18th St., 415.361.5552. 400 Gate Five Road, Sausalito, 415.332.3732. www.heathceramics.com JONATHAN ADLERCL00451 The cheerful and chic home decor store on bustling Fillmore Street offers much more than Adler’s signature ceramic designs. Find furniture, rugs, bedding, art and accessories from the internationally recognized design brand. 2133 Fillmore St., 415.563.9500. www.jonathanadler.com

MAKER & MOSS Home to an artisan-driven, often unexpected collection of provisions for the home, Maker & Moss’ collection showcases a distinctive yet accessible passion for original art and design. 364 Hayes St., 415.928.1287. www.makerandmoss.com

tures and colors and surrounded by the finest in home furnishings. You can find everything from lighting and furniture to bedding and jewelry. 3067 Sacramento St., 415.922.7276. www.suefisherking.com

MARCHCL004963 This space with all-white interiors is the perfect spot for finding kitchen and pantry items, including spices and locally made housewares. March also offers kitchen design services. 3075 Sacramento St., 415.931.7433. www.marchsf.com

66MINT FINE ESTATE JEWELRY 66mint offers exquisite and rare jewelry and purchases gold, silver and jewelry from the public. 66mint also creates custom pieces designed to clients’ precise specifications. Open by appointment. 66 Mint St., 415.982.4402. www.66mint.com

H NEEDLEPOINT INC. For the best in hand-painted needlepoint designs, visit this shop in the heart of Jackson Square. Needlepoint Inc. carries a wide variety of original canvases, fibers and accessories. 326 Jackson St., 800.345.1622. www.needlepointinc.com PAXTON GATE Paxton Gate contains 2000 square feet of vintage taxidermy, ethicallysourced skulls and bones, unique plant life and an assortment of home goods for the curious collector. 824 Valencia St., 415.824.1872. www.paxtongate.com SAMUEL SCHEUERCL00416 This luxurious shop has been specializing in fine European bedding, towels and table linens for more than 75 years. Expert staff help create unique, fashionable ensembles for any decor. 340 Sutter St., 415.392.2813. www.scheuerlinens.com SUE FISHER KINGCL004052 Enter and you are bathed in rich tex-

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GALLERY OF JEWELSCL006903 Enter and you’ll find cases of designer jewelry handcrafted by local, regional and international artists. The boutiques offer all price points and a variety of metals, stones and mediums. 4089 24th St., 415.285.0626. 2115 Fillmore St., 415.771.5099. www.galleryofjewels.com HUBLOT Hublot San Francisco offers an extensive selection of timepieces for ladies and men. Hublot timepieces merge classic Swiss horological complications with modern design and materials. 174 Geary St., 415.981.2200. www.hublot.com H LANG ANTIQUESCL0036145 Find fine jewels from every important design period, including Victorian, Edwardian, Art Deco and more, as well as estate diamond engagement rings at this quaint shop. 309 Sutter St., 800.924.2213. www.langantiques.com

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LOOK BOOK Here you will discover an array of must-have items—both decorative and functional, indulgent and essential, trendy and traditional—for your shopping pleasure. Shop your heart out. Antique Traders, find investmentquality Tiffany lamps at one of the finest collection houses in the West. Stained-glass lamps and windows, art nouveau items, circa 1890-1920, cut crystal, bronzes and furniture, are also on display. 4310 California St., 415.668.4444, theantiquetraders.com. Montague Gallery Mixed Murrine Folio by David Patchen. 21 x 12 x 3 inches. Hand blown glass sculpture, price upon request. Find exquisite glass art and décor at Montague Gallery, 445A Sutter Street, San Francisco, 415-964-4978, montguegallery.com

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Antique Traders, find investment-quality Tiffany lamps at one of the finest collection houses in the West. Stained-glass lamps and windows, art nouveau items, circa 1890-1920, cut crystal, bronzes and furniture, are also on display. 4310 California St., 415.668.4444, theantiquetraders.com.

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Shreve & Co., Patek Philippe Ref. 5930G Men’s World Time Patek Philippe Ref. 5930G Men’s Chronograph in white gold with World Time Chronograph white blue dial in decorated with a circugold with blue dial lardecorated guilloche with pattern crafted by a circular guilloche pattern crafted hand. Endowed with a selfwinding by hand. Endowed with a selfmechanical movement. $75,300 winding mechanical movement. Available at Shreve & Co. $75,300 Available150 at Shreve Co. Francisco, Post St.,& San 415.421.2600. Shreve.com. Shreve & Co. Harry Kotlar Lily Artisan pave single full pendant in 18k white gold, 21mm, 0.60ct total weight, $3,140 Available at Shreve & Co. 150 Post St., San Francisco, 415.421.2600. Shreve.com.

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SHOPPING H NA HOKUCL0058264 Since 1924, Na Hoku has captured the essence of Hawaiian lifestyle and tradition in its collection of fine jewelry. Hawaiian for “stars,” Na Hoku carries unique fine jewelry designed and made in Hawaii. Pier 39, 415.433.1990. www.nahoku.com SAUSALITO JEWELERS This seaside shop in Sausalito offers a variety of high-end contemporary and custom designed jewelry. Four Princess St., Sausalito, 415.968.8520. www.sausalitojewelers.com H SHREVE & CO.CL0036150 One of the city’s leading purveyors of fine jewelry, watches and crystal (and also the oldest—founded in 1852), this San Francisco institution features an in-store Mikimoto pearl boutique, Rolex watches and many other luxuries. 150 Post St., 415.421.2600. 119 Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto, 650.327.2211. www.shreve.com TOURNEAU ROLEX BOUTIQUE This Rolex boutique from the world’s largest purveyor of fine timepieces offers the Rolex brand exclusively. 845 Market St., 415.979.0498. www.tourneau.com YADAV DIAMONDS & JEWELRY This showroom is home to an extensive collection of fine jewelry and stones in every shape and size. If you can imagine it, Yadav can create it. By appointment only. 888 Brannan St., 415.626.1793. www.yadavjewelry.com

LINGERIE H ALLA PRIMACL003615 For more than 10 years, Alla Prima has offered exclusive lingerie and swimwear from top international designers, plus luxury swimwear and basics. Bra fittings also available. 539 Hayes St., 415.864.8180. www.allaprimalingerie.com ARICIE A sexy and tasteful selection of lingerie and loungewear by top European and American designers, including Aubade and Christies. 50 Post St., 415.989.0261. www.ariciesf.com TOUJOURS LINGERIE This boutique carries fine European lingerie and sleepwear and specializes in personalized bra fittings and bridal trousseau selections. 2484 Sacramento St., 415.346.3988. www.toujourslingerie.com

MEN’S APPAREL CABLE CAR CLOTHIERSCL003510 Cable Car offers classic British-made menswear in pure wool and cotton plus robes, boxer shorts, gloves, British caps, hats and scarves. Don’t miss the barbershop and shoeshine. 110 Sutter St., 415.397.4740. www.cablecarclothiers.com ISAIA This Neapolitan menswear brand offers on-site tailoring, measuring and VIP appointments with its master tailor, hotel delivery, access to hundreds of exclusive fabrics and speedy alterations on purchased Isaia garments. 140 Maiden Lane, 415.500.4930. us.isaia.it

SEANCL00381 This exclusive outlet for French menswear designer Emile Lafaurie supplies the gent who desires a casual French elegance. 575 Hayes St., 415.431.5551. www.seanstore.com UNIONMADECL0032957 This highly acclaimed menswear mecca houses an impressive selection of well-made, Americana-style casual and fine clothing and shoes. 493 Sanchez St., 415.861.3373. www.unionmadegoods.com WELCOME STRANGERCL004827 Find only the coolest workwearinspired pieces from brands like Barbour, Fire Road, Brothers Marshall, Saturdays NYC and more at this Hayes Valley boutique. 460 Gough St., 415.864.2079. www.welcomestranger.com

SHOES H THE ALDEN SHOPCL003614 This shoe company offers classic men’s footwear that represents New England’s tradition of custom boot-making at its finest. Find a complete line of shoes made with premium calfskins, luxurious suedes and genuine shell cordovan. 170 Sutter St., 415.421.6691. www.aldenshop.com ECCO SHOES Denmark-based ECCO controls its entire production process, starting with the tanneries that produce the premium leather, leading to shoes of exceptional quality built to last. 3251 20th Ave., 415.664.1175. 865 Market St., 415.615.0375. www.ecco.com

FREDA SALVADOR This handmade footwear is designed in California and made in Spain from the finest Italian and Spanish leather. Find styles that are “sophisticated yet uncomplicated.” 2416 Fillmore St., 415.872.9690. www.fredasalvador.com

SHOPPING DESTINATIONS H ANCHORAGE SQUARE This is the touring, shopping and dining hub of Fisherman’s Wharf, with more than 35 activities, stores and restaurants to explore. Validated parking is available at Anchorage Square Garage on Beach Street. 500 Beach St., 415.775.6000. www.anchoragesquare.com CROCKER GALLERIACL003419 This three-story, open-air shopping and dining complex houses a mix of distinctive local retailers and a selection of restaurants. The glass pavilion creates a beautiful ambience as you shop and letting in natural light. 50 Post St., 415.393.1500. EMBARCADERO CENTERCL0034192 The office towers known as 1, 2, 3 and 4 Embarcadero house more than 70 retailers, 50 restaurants and a movie theater. Sacramento and Davis sts., 415.772.0700. www.embarcaderocenter.com FERRY BUILDING MARKETPLACECL003269 Located at the foot of Market Street, this marketplace is home to abundant food shops. You’ll also find ceramics, gardening supplies

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ErtĂŠ, Bal Tabarin

Keith Haring, Andy Mouse

Kerry Hallam, Point Sur to San Francisco

Liudmila Kondakova, Concert on the Roof

Marc Chagall, Joy

Mark Kostabi, Eternal Radiance

Pablo Picasso, Still Life with Watermelon

Sam Francis, Unititled

Roy Lichtenstein, Reverie

Robert Deyber, Any Port In a Storm

Takashi Murakami, Flowers Blooming in this World and the Land of Nirvana


SHOPPING and skin care. One Ferry Building. www.ferrybuildingmarketplace.com H ROYAL HAWAIIAN CENTERCL003419 This is truly a destination shopping center. Located in Honolulu, Hawaii, Royal Hawaiian Center offers a collection of luxury brands and upscale dining for the conscientious shopper. 2201 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, Hawaii, 808.922.2299. www.royalhawaiiancenter.com H STANFORD SHOPPING CENTER Indulge in some retail therapy at one of America’s most beautiful open-air malls. Browse more than 140 boutiques and admire the award-winning gardens and picturesque sculptures. 660 Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto, Shopping Line: 650.617.8200. www.stanfordshop.com STONESTOWN GALLERIA034197 The enclosed mall on the southwest side of the city is anchored by Macy’s, Nordstrom and numerous specialty retailers. 3251 20th Ave., 415.759.2626. www.stonestowngalleria.com UNION STREET NEIGHBORHOODCL0058267 Union Street is home to shops, galleries and boutiques, as well as restaurants, street cafes, salons and day spas. It hosts a variety of family-oriented festivals too. Union St., from Gough to Steiner sts. H WESTFIELD SAN FRANCISCO CENTRECL003419 This nine-story shopping mall features Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s and more than 200 shops and

restaurants, as well as the Westfield Concierge, valet parking at Nordstrom and free Wi-Fi. 865 Market St., 415.512.6776. www.westfield.com/sanfrancisco

beautiful to look at. One Ferry Building Marketplace, Shop 30, 415.834.9494. 801 22nd St., 415.489.2881. www.recchiuti.com

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TOFINO WINES This wine merchant and bar is home to more than 700 wines from mostly small, family-run estates in California, France, Italy and Spain. The European-influenced menu includes local and imported cheeses, charcuterie and crostini. 2696 Geary Blvd., 415.872.5782. www.tofinowines.com

CALIFORNIA CAVIAR COMPANY California Caviar Company partners with the nation’s top farmers, importers, purveyors and chefs to source an impressive collection of sustainably-harvested caviar from around the world. 1403 Bridgeway, Sausalito, 415.332.0826. www.californiacaviar.com DANDELION CHOCOLATECL0045097 Dandelion is a bean-to-bar chocolate factory with a cafe that serves chocolate beverages and a bakery. The chocolate is only made of two ingredients, beans and sugar, and is meticulously sourced. 740 Valencia St., 415.349.0942. One Ferry Building. 2600 16th St. www.dandelionchocolate.com MIETTECL003054 Miette is a charming, cheerful and modern pastry shop that offers a seasonal selection of cakes and cupcakes, tarts, cookies, confections, cake stands and more. One Ferry Building Marketplace, Shop 10, 415.837.0300. 449 Octavia St., 415.626.6221. 85 Webster St., Oakland, 510.663.1300. www.miette.com RECCHIUTI CONFECTIONSCL003617 Michael Recchiuti’s chocolates come in unusual and wonderful flavors, and they are absolutely

Z. CIOCCOLATO Z. Cioccolato is a sweets shop specializing in fudge. They also offer chocolate confections, salt water taffy and nostalgic candy. 474 Columbus Ave., 415.395.9116. www.zcioccolato.com

SPORTING GOODS SPORTS BASEMENTCL003618 The city’s favorite discounted sporting-goods retailer stocks top brands at basement prices. Find North Face, New Balance and more. Rent bikes at the Presidio location. 610 Old Mason St., 415.934.2900. 1590 Bryant St., 415.575.3001. www.sportsbasement.com

WOMEN’S APPAREL AMY KUSCHEL After making and selling high-end wedding gowns in her lovely Union Square studio for 20 years, Amy Kuschel has shifted to selling a sustainable ready-to-wear collection. 23 Grant Ave., 415.956.5657. www.amykuschel.com

AMOUR VERT Founded in 2010, this eco-fashion brand is now sold in 350 stores worldwide and has set a new standard for socially responsible clothing. 437 Hayes St., 415.800.8576. 2110 Chestnut St., 415.654.5385. 1840 Fourth St., Berkeley, 510.898.1870. www.amourvert.com COP.COPINECL005984 This boutique is one of the chic Parisian brand’s three U.S. locations. For the last 20 years, the label has used innovative fabrics to create cutting-edge, tailored designs at smart prices. 343 Powell St., 415.989.9035. www.cop-copine.com CUYANACL004973 Meaning “to love” in Quechua, Cuyana creates premium apparel and accessories, designed with a classic, modern aesthetic, sourced from the world’s highest quality materials. 291 Geary St., Second floor, 415.445.3001. www.cuyana.com DISHCL003295 Bring your fashion appetite with you to this chic, personable boutique that stocks a premium selection from independent designers. Find pieces from casual chic to classic formal. 541 Hayes St., 415.252.5997. www.dishboutique.com EDEN & EDEN This stylish and charming Jackson Square boutique stocks a one-of-akind collection of clothing, jewelry and home decor (all vintage, handmade or imported). 560 Jackson St., 415.983.0490. www.edenandeden.com

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on oxford shirts, stripes and denim. 4035 18th St., 415.401.8920. unionmadegoods.com

THE GROCERY STORECL0035167 No ordinary corner market, this is a hip European fashion oasis featuring cool clothing with a rock-star twist. 3687 Sacramento St., 415.928.3615.

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MARGARET O’LEARYCL0035170 Active elegance meets California chic at this clothing company that evolved from a hand-loomed knit line into a full collection of innovative knitwear. One Claude Lane, 415.391.1010. 2400 Fillmore St., 415.771.9982. 14 Miller Ave., Mill Valley, 415.388.2390. www.margaretoleary.com RELIQUARY Find an impressive collection of fun, eclectic apparel and accessories, antique jewelry and folk art at this popular Hayes Valley boutique. Keep an eye out for hand-picked vintage treasures and rare designer lines. 544 Hayes St., 415.431.4000. www.reliquarysf.com SUSANCL0035180 This elegant store offers trendsetting and unique brand-name designers you may not find anywhere else. 3685 Sacramento St., 415.922.3685. UNIONMADE WOMENCL00496 The limited-edition collections and exclusive collaborations tend to veer toward simplicity with an emphasis

VER UNICACL0048731 For more than 15 years, this shop has offered a collection of everything from ‘50s sundresses to ‘60s Chanel baubles to ‘70s Gucci bags. 526 Hayes St., 415.621.6259.

ART GALLERIES 111 MINNA GALLERY This hip arts space just two blocks south of Market Street doubles as a bar and club and features work in all media by emerging and alternative artistic talent. 111 Minna St., 415.974.1719. www.111minnagallery.com H THE ANTIQUE TRADERSCL003581 This shop has a fine collection of original Art Nouveau antique items, which includes lamps and art glass, chandeliers, stained and beveled glass windows, bronzes, sculptures and furniture. 4300 California St., 415.668.4444. www.theantiquetraders.com ARTHAUS03459 ArtHaus specializes in contemporary works (paintings, sculpture, works on paper and photography) by established and mid-career Bay Area and New York artists. 228 Townsend St., 415.977.0223. www.arthaus-sf.com H BIORDI ART IMPORTSCL0046319 Biordi Art Imports has a taste and fond appreciation for Italian

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MUSEUMS & GALLERIES Renaissance-style Majolica: exquisite finely crafted objets d'art, handsomely handpainted dinnerware and much more. 412 Columbus Ave., 415.392.8096. www.biordi.com BRIAN GROSS FINE ART This spacious gallery hosts about six to eight exhibitions a year, showcasing contemporary painting, sculpture and photography by artists like Ed Moses and Phil Sims. 248 Utah St., 415.788.1050. www.briangrossfineart.com BUBBLE STREET GALLERY From the bizarre to the romantic, Bubble Street Gallery offers an eclectic mix of fine arts and crafts. Contemporary surrealist Daniel Merriam’s collection reflects styles from Steampunk to Neo-Victorian and pop surrealism. 565 Bridgeway Blvd., Sausalito, 415.339.0506. www.bubblestreetgallery.com CALDWELL SNYDER GALLERYCL00341 Caldwell Snyder is a contemporary art gallery representing many significant international painters and sculptors from the 21st century. It has introduced many renowned artists to the Bay Area for the first time. 341 Sutter St., 415.392.2299. 1328 Main St., St. Helena, 707.200.5050. www.caldwellsnyder.com CANESSA GALLERYCL00345 Associated with the Bay Area’s rich poet-artist scene, this gallery, housed in the bohemian-era Canessa Building, has presented works from more than 600 new and established sculptors, painters,

photographers and performance and literary artists. 708 Montgomery St., 415.296.9029. www.canessa.org CATHARINE CLARK GALLERYCL0043041 Housed in a former door factory, this is a gallery with attitude. It specializes in contemporary painting and new media installation art by emerging artists, often with social and political themes. 248 Utah St., 415.399.1439. www.cclarkgallery.com CCA WATTIS INSTITUTE03459 The California College of the Arts’ Wattis Institute provides two floors of contemporary exhibition space that are free for the public in addition to its artist residency and research programs and event space. 360 Kansas St., 415.355.9670. www.wattis.org CHANDLER FINE ART This gallery features a wide range of contemporary paintings, intaglio prints and photography and also offers custom framing services. 145 Natoma St., 415.546.1113. www.chandlersf.com H CHLOE GALLERY This gallery represents American and international modern and contemporary masters including Amy Nelder, Robert Bissell, Daniel Merriam and Gil Bruvel, plus offers selected works from Matisse, Miró, Pollock, Picasso, Warhol and more. 434 Post St., 855.275.3686. www.chloefinearts.com H CHRISTOPHER-CLARK FINE ARTCL003416 This premier San Francisco gallery features paintings, drawings and

original prints by European masters. Find art by Gauguin, Renoir, Manet, Picasso, Matisse, Chagall, Kandinsky and Dali plus Frankenthaler, de Kooning and Lichtenstein. 377 Geary St., 415.397.7781. www.clarkfineart.com H CK CONTEMPORARYCL0046319 This gallery space is home to original paintings by noteworthy American and European contemporary artists. The gallery also works closely with collectors to assist clients in finding the perfect pieces for their home. 357 Geary St., 415.397.0114. www.ckcontemporary.com DOLBY CHADWICK GALLERYCL003418 Represents international emerging and mid-career artists who specialize in oil painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture and photography. 210 Post St., 415.956.3560. www.dolbychadwickgallery.com FRAENKEL GALLERYCL003415 Founded in 1979, this world-class gallery at 49 Geary focuses on photography, with rotating shows of various genres that span the medium’s beginnings to new works. 49 Geary St., Fourth floor, 415.981.2661. www.fraenkelgallery.com GALLERY 16CL0034106 A wide range of contemporary work in all media, as well as artist workshops and lecture series, define the gallery’s open attitude and investigative approach to art. 501 Third St., 415.626.7495. www.gallery16.com GALLERY 444CL00432 This family-owned gallery exhibits original paintings, prints and

sculptures. It features more than 20 international and local artists, including Boulanger and Olbinski, whose unique works inspire imagination and evoke emotion. 444 Post St., 415.434.4477. www.gallery444.com GALLERY WENDI NORRIS 034152 This modern and contemporary gallery hosts exhibitions that represent its transcultural nature and works to integrate its contemporary artists into the global community of art professionals. Eight Octavia St., 415.346.7812. www.gallerywendinorris.com GREGORY LIND GALLERYL003415 This gallery specializes in challenging, boundary-pushing works by emerging and mid-career artists, plus a variety of paintings, drawings, sculpture and photography by contemporary artists. 49 Geary St., Fifth floor, 415.296.9661. www.gregorylindgallery.com HACKETT MILLCL006831 Hackett Mill represents the contemporary artists David Beck, Masatoyo Kishi, Manuel Neri, Raimonds Staprans and Brian Wall and is the exclusive representative of the estates of David Park and Robert Schwartz. 145 Natoma St., 415.362.3377. www.hackettmill.com HAIGHT STREET ART CENTER HSAC was established to promote poster art production and education about poster art's history and cultural impact. The Center’s print studio focuses on screen-printing, and offers classes on the art to beginners. 215 Haight St., 415.363.6150. www.haightstreetart.org

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HAINES GALLERY This space showcases diverse contemporary works, including minimalist, abstract, conceptual and multimedia works. 49 Geary St., 415.397.8114. www.hainesgallery.com HASHIMOTO CONTEMPORARY Hashimoto Contemporary is home to an eclectic blend of new contemporary artists. With rotating exhibitions, the gallery focuses on a range of painting, sculpture and installation-based work. 804 Sutter St., 415.655.9265. www.hashimotocontemporary.com JENKINS JOHNSON GALLERYCL003416 Features contemporary photography, painting, video, performance and glass sculpture by emerging, mid-career and established artists that focuses and reflects on societal issues. 464 Sutter St., 415.677.0770. www.jenkinsjohnsongallery.com JESSICA SILVERMAN GALLERYCL003458 This gallery is known for discovering emerging artists of all ages and bringing them to an international audience. The gallery has a strong concept-driven roster that embraces all mediums. 488 Ellis St., 415.255.9508. www.jessicasilvermangallery.com JOHN BERGGRUEN GALLERYCL003458 This gallery showcases works by 20th-century modern and contemporary American and European painters and sculptors including de Kooning, Yayoi Kusama, Lichtenstein, Picasso and Matisse. 10 Hawthorne St., 415.781.4629. www.berggruen.com

MARK WOLFE CONTEMPORARY ARTCL0034167 This all-media gallery offers a mix of hip young urbanism and new traditional media. It focuses on exposition and encourages audiences to perceive visuals in new ways. 555 Sutter St., 415.369.9404. www.wolfecontemporary.com H MARTIN LAWRENCE GALLERIESCL0034168 Martin Lawrence Galleries specializes in original paintings, sculptures and limited-edition graphics. The gallery features works by Basquiat, Marc Chagall, Salvador Dali, Andy Warhol, Keith Haring and emerging artists. 366 Geary St., 415.956.0345. www.martinlawrence.com H MEYEROVICH GALLERYCL0034169 One of the country’s leading galleries, specializing in American and European paintings, works on paper, graphics and sculpture by contemporary masters such as John Baldessari, Guy Dill, Alex Katz, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Motherwell, Chuck Arnoldi, Ross Bleckner, Deborah Kass, Andy Warhol, Frank Stella, Donald Sultan and Bernar Venet. The gallery has extensive experience in working with museums and international clientele. 251 Post St., Suite 400, 415.421.7171. www.meyerovich.com H MICHAEL FINE ARTCL004048 More than 20,000 square feet of exquisite art and antiques fill five floors of this gallery and showroom which displays elegant bronze works, crystal chandeliers and more. 400 Grant Ave., 415.445.9958. www.michaelgallerysf.com

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MUSEUMS & GALLERIES MINNESOTA STREET PROJECT The three warehouse gallery spaces that make up the Minnesota Street Project’s studios and workspace are open to collectors and the curious public alike. Check specific galleries for hours, as each maintains its own. 1275 Minnesota St., 415.243.0825. www.minnesotastreetproject.com MODERNISMCL003453 This gallery’s museum-quality program emphasizes historical exhibitions of significant artistic movements, foremost, the Russian Avant-Garde 1910-1930. 724 Ellis St., 415.541.0461. www.modernisminc.com/gallery H MONTAGUE GALLERY The only gallery of its kind in San Francisco, Montague Gallery specializes in contemporary fine art glass with an expansive roster of worldrenowned artists such as Dale Chihuly and Ethan Stern, among others. 445A Sutter St., 415.964.4978. www.montaguegallerysf.com MONTGOMERY GALLERYL003453 This scholarly Jackson Square gallery specializes in 19th- and early 20th-century European PostImpressionist and modern paintings, as well as American Impressionist and early Californian works. 545 Sansome St., 415.788.8300. www.montgomerygallery.com NORTH POINT GALLERYL003453 This popular gallery features 19thand early 20th-century American— especially Californian—representational paintings. By appointment only. Check website for special open gallery hours during exhibitions. 2247 Fifth St., Berkeley, 510.549.9425. www.northpointgallery.com

PAUL THIEBAUD GALLERY This contemporary gallery features representational paintings and works on paper by established national mid-career artists as well as talented emerging artists. 645 Chestnut St., 415.434.3055. www.paulthiebaudgallery.com RENA BRANSTEN GALLERYL003453 Rena Bransten Gallery defines its artistic program by including both established and emerging artists, whose work engages with contemporary social and cultural climates. 1275 Minnesota St., 415.982.3292. www.renabranstengallery.com ROBERT KOCH GALLERYL003453 Offers a wide range of exemplary photography that spans the 19th century to the present, exhibiting works by artists such as Ansel Adams, Man Ray and Edward Weston. 49 Geary St., Fifth floor, 415.421.0122. www.kochgallery.com H SAN FRANCISCO ART EXCHANGECL0027346 SFAE is a worldwide leader in art and photographs from pop culture, offering original photographs, paintings and limited-edition prints of The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix and more. 458 Geary St., 415.441.8840. www.sfae.com SAN FRANCISCO ARTS COMMISSION GALLERYCL00621 The SFAC main gallery has accessible, contemporary art exhibitions that reflect the Bay Area’s diversity and engage in civic dialogue. The gallery commissions new works and partners with the local community. 401 Van Ness Ave., 415.252.2244. www.sfartscommission.org/

experience-art/exhibitions SAN FRANCISCO CENTER FOR THE BOOKCL00376 This gallery showcases every artistic aspect of books, from the antique to the experimental. Ponder exhibitions on censorship and literary forms or take binding and printing workshops. 375 Rhode Island St., 415.565.0545. www.sfcb.org SCOTT NICHOLS GALLERYCL0034180 This gallery shows vintage and contemporary photographs by established and emerging artists. It’s home to an extensive inventory of photographs by iconic California photographers such as Ansel Adams and Dorothea Lange. 450 First St. E., Sonoma, 707.343.1928. www.scottnicholsgallery.com SCOTT RICHARDS CONTEMPORARY ARTCL003458 Exhibiting works that present new approaches to traditional media, this popular gallery presents a notable collection of paintings, photography and sculpture by mid-career and established American and European artists. By appointment only. 373 Geary St., 415.788.5588. www.srcart.com SERGE SOROKKO GALLERYCL003418 This gallery features contemporary art by acclaimed American and European artists, including Hunt Slonem, Ross Bleckner and Miguel Condé, and provides advising services to its clientele. 345 Sutter St., 415.421.7770. www.sorokko.com SFMOMA ARTISTS GALLERYCL00349 This two-story SFMOMA satellite

houses emerging and established Northern California artists. The nonprofit gallery offers rentals and sales. By appointment only. Fort Mason Center, Two Marina Blvd., Building A, 415.441.4777. www.sfmoma.org/artists-gallery TANGENT CONTEMPORARY ARTCL004041 This gallery showcases works from American and international artists that present new approaches to traditional media. Past exhibits have included candy sculptures by Peter Anton, photomosaics by Robert Silvers and hyper-realist paintings by Anna Halldin-Maule. 373 Geary St., 415.956.9999. www.tangentart.com WEINSTEIN GALLERYCL0034187 This gallery’s collection is dedicated to rare works of 20th century masters including Picasso, Chagall, Calder and Matta. The gallery has Surrealism and Abstract Expressionism, as well as contemporary figurative painters. 383 Geary St., 415.362.8155. www.weinstein.com ZK GALLERY This contemporary and modern art gallery exhibits artists in traditional and hybrid media, oil painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture and photography. 213 Jefferson St., 415.632.1036. www.zkgallery.com

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the Western Hemisphere devoted exclusively to Asian art. 200 Larkin St., 415.581.3500. www.asianart.org BAMPFACL00316 This museum has rotating art exhibitions that range from classical Chinese painting to abstract expressionism and beyond. The film archive has screenings of movie classics, foreign films and experimental cinema. 2155 Center St., Berkeley, 510.642.0808. www.bampfa.berkeley.edu CHINESE CULTURE CENTER OF SAN FRANCISCO This nonprofit organization fosters the understanding and appreciation of Chinese and Chinese-American art, history and culture in the United States. See art in the gallery or depart on a walking tour of Chinatown. Inside Hilton Hotel, 750 Kearny St., Third floor, 415.986.1822. www.cccsf.us CONTEMPORARY JEWISH MUSEUMCL00316 Located in a Daniel Libeskinddesigned building, the CJM engages audiences through exhibitions and programs that explore Jewish culture, history, art and ideas. 736 Mission St., 415.655.7800. www.thecjm.org DE YOUNG MUSEUMCL003167 This impressively varied museum showcases collections from the Americas, Pacific Islands and Africa as well as photography, graphic art and textiles. Free general admission first Tu of each month. 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, 415.750.3600. www.deyoung.famsf.org

LEGION OF HONOR615 This grand art museum is a threequarter-scale adaptation of the 18th-century Palais de la Légion d’Honneur in Paris. The museum was built to commemorate California soldiers who died in World War I. 100 34th Ave. in Lincoln Park, 415.750.3600. legionofhonor.famsf.org MISSION CULTURAL CENTER FOR LATINO ARTSCL006157 The MCCLA promotes and preserves cultural arts that reflect the traditions of Chicano, Mexican, Central and South American and Caribbean society. It is the largest Latino cultural center in the United States. 2868 Mission St., 415.821.1155. www.missionculturalcenter.org MUSEUM OF CRAFT AND DESIGNCL006157 This is San Francisco’s only museum devoted exclusively to modern and contemporary craft and design and showcases designers, makers and artists through a series of craft and design-focused exhibitions. 2569 Third St., 415.773.0303. www.sfmcd.org MUSEUM OF ICE CREAM06157 Step inside an immersive tasting experience, painted neon-pink and populated by unicorns, gummy bears and ice cream enthusiasts. Cookie carousels, banana swings and a swimming pool filled with rainbow sprinkles await. One Grant Ave., 855.258.0719. www.museumoficecream.com MUSEUM OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORACL003176 This cultural institution celebrates the richness of Black culture and

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DINING is one of the few museums in the world that exclusively examines the African diaspora. 685 Mission St., 415.358.7200. www.moadsf.org OAKLAND MUSEUM OF CALIFORNIA The OMCA brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. 1000 Oak St., Oakland, 510.318.8400. www.museumca.org SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART SFMOMA is the largest modern art space in the nation. See paintings, sculpture, photography, architecture and design, and media arts. Most of the museum’s ground floor is free and open to the public. 151 Third St., 415.357.4000. www.sfmoma.org YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTSCL004351 This contemporary art center and non-collecting institution highlights multicultural issues through artwork, performing arts, film and civic engagement. Every visit to YBCA is new and different. 701 Mission St., General: 415.978.2700. Tickets: 415.978.2787. www.ybca.org

DINING BAY AREA BARREL HOUSE TAVERNCL004614 New American. This casual eatery serves a local, seasonal menu of rustic comfort food and overlooks

the bay with breathtaking views of the San Francisco skyline, Treasure Island and the Bay Bridge. 660 Bridgeway, Sausalito, 415.729.9593. www.barrelhousetavern.com COPITA TEQUILERIA Y COMIDACL004614 Mexican. This restaurant and tequila bar is the vision of legendary restaurateur, Larry Mindel, and cookbook author, Joanne Weir. Enjoy elevated versions of traditional Mexican cuisine and inventive cocktails. 739 Bridgeway, Sausalito, 415.331.7400. www.copitarestaurant.com HOPSCOTCHCL0045032 American. This cozy, diner-style restaurant serves a menu of upscale American comfort classics with a Japanese twist complemented by a full bar and cocktail program. Try the buttermilk fried chicken. 1915 San Pablo Ave., Oakland, 510.788.6217. www.hopscotchoakland.com POGGIOCL00570 Italian. This traditional Italian trattoria uses the best available local ingredients and organic herbs and vegetables. The daily changing menu features classics of Northern Italy. 777 Bridgeway, Sausalito, 415.332.7771. www.poggiotrattoria.com THE SPINNAKERL00271 Seafood. Floor-to-ceiling glass walls afford panoramic views of the Sausalito waterfront, San Francisco skyline, Angel Island, Alcatraz and the Bay Bridge at this traditional spot serving seafood and pasta. 100 Spinnaker Drive,

Sausalito, 415.332.1500. www.thespinnaker.com

CASTRO/ UPPER MARKET CANELA BISTRO AND WINE BARCL004018 Spanish/Tapas. This elegant restaurant in the Castro neighborhood serves traditional tapas and modern Spanish dishes, sourcing ingredients from sustainable California farms and fisheries. 2272 Market St., 415.552.3000. www.canelasf.com DESTINO06294 Latin American. Regional Nuevo Latino dishes served tapas-style are a joy in this fun café. Be sure to buy a box of their famous alfajores (Argentine cookies) to go. 1815 Market St., 415.552.4451. www.destinosf.com FRANCESCL006294 California. Serving modern California cuisine in a neighborhood setting, acclaimed Frances serves delights that will be sure to satisfy. 3870 17th St., 415.621.3870. www.frances-sf.com

CHINATOWN GOLDEN STAR VIETNAMESE RESTAURANTCL004621 Vietnamese. For fabulous pho and great Vietnamese coffee. You may be rubbing shoulders with the strangers at the next table, but they’re probably locals who come back weekly. 11 Walter U Lum Place, 415.398.1215. R&G LOUNGECL00361 Chinese. This spot has a Hong Kong-style menu that includes tank-

fresh seafood. The “No Reservations” host Anthony Bourdain visited the restaurant on his show and raved about the salt and pepper crab. 631 Kearny St., 415.982.7877. www.rnglounge.com

CIVIC CENTER/ HAYES VALLEY ABSINTHE BRASSERIE & BAR French. This belle epoque-themed spot is a perfect place to take a break from shopping or enjoy a dinner date. The menu boasts an oyster bar, classic French specialties such as coq au vin and heavenly desserts. 398 Hayes St., 415.551.1590. www.absinthe.com ESPETUS BRAZILIAN STEAK HOUSECL0058270 Steaks. This authentic Brazilian steakhouse offers all-you-can-eat skewers (“espetus” in Portuguese) of slow-roasted beef, lamb, pork, chicken and shrimp for a fixed price. The giant salad buffet is included. 1686 Market St., 415.552.8792. www.espetus.com THE MILLCL004504 Bakery. This bakery offers fresh baked bread made with all organic ingredients, as well as seasonal toast, pastries, cookies and donuts. Pizza available for dinner in the evenings. 736 Divisadero St., 415.345.1953. www.themillsf.com MONSIEUR BENJAMIN French. Inspired by the Parisian bistro culture and traditions of French cooking, Monsieur Benjamin offers a modern take on traditional dishes with seasonal ingredients. 451 Gough St., 415.403.2233. www.monsieurbenjamin.com

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DINING NOPACL003725 American. Named for its location North of the Panhandle, this expansive restaurant serves wood-fired rustic cuisine. It’s popular for late night dining and brunch. 560 Divisadero St., 415.864.8643. www.nopasf.com RICH TABLECL0040698 American. Named one of the country’s top 50 new restaurants by Bon Appetit magazine in 2013, this James Beard Award-nominated hot spot serves unfussy, market-driven food. 199 Gough St., 415.355.9085. www.richtablesf.com SOUVLA Greek. This Greek sandwich shop is inspired by the souvlaki joints found throughout Greece. The sandwiches are made with spit-roasted meats on warm pita bread with spiced yogurt sauces and fresh herb salads. 517 Hayes St., 415.400.5458. 531 Divisadero St. 758 Valencia St. 2272 Chestnut St. www.souvlasf.com ZUNI CAFECL00341 Mediterranean. This San Francisco institution is most famous for its cooked-to-order roast chicken for two (allow an hour), a true stand-out on the Mediterranean-inspired menu of roasted and grilled goodness. 1658 Market St., 415.552.2522. www.zunicafe.com

FINANCIAL DISTRICT AKIKOS RESTAURANT Sushi. This sushi restaurant is committed to local, organic and sustainable products, and the menu features traditional-contemporary sushi and eclectic seafood items. 431 Bush St., 415.397.3218.

www.akikosrestaurant.com BASKCL005731 Spanish/Tapas. This Spanish restaurant and wine bar offers a variety of tapas, as well as larger plates like paella. Choose from wine or housemade sangria. 42 Columbus Ave., 415.392.2275. www.basksf.com H BOB'S STEAK AND CHOP HOUSE Steaks. Filet mignon, New York strip steaks and a 28 ounce bone-in rib steak dominate a menu rounded out by rack of lamb, roast duck and seafood in this Omni Hotel spot. 500 California St., 415.273.3085. www.bobs-steakandchop.com/ san-francisco GASPAR BRASSERIE French. This Parisian-influenced spot near Union Square is adorned with glowing vintage chandeliers, tufted leather banquettes and a pressed tin ceiling, making the bilevel space a romantic spot for a date. 185 Sutter St., 415.576.8800. www.gasparbrasserie.com H HARBORVIEW RESTAURANT & BAR0027346 Chinese. Enjoy genuine Cantonese Chinese cuisine, dim sum and cocktails alongside panoramic bay views. Four Embarcadero Center, 415.399.1200. harborviewsf.com KUSAKABE Japanese. For the ultimate in sushi, look no further than Kusakabe, a high-end restaurant that offers a prix fixe menu chosen specifically by the chef and prepared to order. 584 Washington St., 415.757.0155. www.kusakabe-sf.com

MOURAD Moroccan. From the chef behind the Michelin-starred Aziza, this Moroccan restaurant offers an impressive tasting menu as well as traditional, family-style dishes. 140 New Montgomery St., 415.660.2500. www.mouradsf.com H ONE MARKET American. This popular restaurant on the Embarcadero waterfront offers contemporary presentations of American classics from chef Mark Dommen, showcasing farm-fresh ingredients, heritage meats, artisanal cheeses and all-American wine. One Market St., 415.777.5577. www.onemarket.com PABU Japanese & Sushi. Michael Mina and Ken Tominaga’s modern Japanese pub, or izakaya, offers sushi, robata and small-plate menus complemented by more than 100 premium sake selections and a variety of wines, Japanese whiskies, cocktails and Asian beers. 101 California St., 415.668.7228. www.michaelmina.net/restaurants/ san-francisco-bay-area/pabu PALIOCL00631 Italian. A mural in the dining room depicts the medieval horse race from which this restaurant, specializing in Piemontese cuisine, takes its name. Find everything from refined pizzas and pasta to meat dishes with veal, sea bass and steak. 640 Sacramento St., 415.395.9800. www.paliosf.com PROSPECTCL00687 California. This polished spot, helmed by executive chef Nancy Oakes, serves California cuisine in an

elegant yet comfortable environment. The square bar and communal dining options cultivate a lively atmosphere. 300 Spear St., 415.247.7770. www.prospectsf.com WAYFARE TAVERNCL006894 American. Built with bricks salvaged from the city after the 1906 quake, chef Tyler Florence’s restaurant channels the Barbary Coast era with American fare. 558 Sacramento St., 415.772.9060. www.wayfaretavern.com

FISHERMAN’S WHARF/ WATERFRONT ALIOTO’SCL00731 Seafood. One of San Francisco’s oldest restaurants, this Fisherman’s Wharf landmark has magnificent views of the San Francisco Bay and a reputation for great cioppino and fresh seafood. Eight Fisherman’s Wharf, 415.673.0183. www.aliotos.com BEACH STREET GRILL ORGANIC RESTAURANTCL00731 American. Known for its warm hospitality and all-day breakfast, the key word at this diner is homemade, from melt-in-your-mouth blueberry pancakes to gravy-smothered biscuits. Also vegan and gluten-free options. 380 Beach St., 415.867.1711. www.sfbeachstreetgrill.com BISTRO BOUDINCL007351 American. Seasonal cuisine and sourdough dominate the menu at the famed bread-maker’s flagship facility, which also houses a sourdough-bread museum, an exhibition bakery, and a café and market. 160 Jefferson St., 415.351.5561. www.bistroboudin.com

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DINING H THE BUENA VISTA CAFECL00731 American. This wharf institution by the Hyde Street cable car turnaround is famous for first introducing Irish coffee to the U.S. in 1952. The menu features all-day breakfast and comfort food. 2765 Hyde St., 415.474.5044. www.thebuenavista.com EPIC STEAKL006150 American. Epic occupies a grand industrial space with a spectacular fireplace. A steak or a burger cooked on the custom wood-burning grill is the way to go. 369 the Embarcadero, 415.369.9955. www.epicsteak.com THE GROTTO 083715 Seafood. This restaurant, oyster bar and lounge has been feeding fishermen since 1935. It was the first sit-down restaurant to open in Fisherman’s Wharf. 2847 Taylor St., 415.673.7025. www.thegrottosf.com HOG ISLAND OYSTER COMPANYCL0083715 Seafood. This attractive waterfront spot in the Ferry Building is known for its happy hours and unconventional, exceptional clam chowder with whole manila clams. One Ferry Building, 415.391.7117. www.hogislandoysters.com H LA MAR CEBICHERIA PERUANACL0036792 Latin American. The traditional Peruvian dishes at this attractive, modern space on the waterfront showcase fresh seafood with influences from China and Japan. Signature offerings include ceviches, empanadas and anticuchos. Pier 1 1/2, the Embarcadero, 415.397.8880.

www.lamarsf.com MCCORMICK & KULETO’S SEAFOOD & STEAKSCL008391 Seafood. An expansive selection of seafood, flown in fresh from around the world, is served in a spacious setting overlooking the bay. 900 N. Point St., 415.929.1730. www.mccormickandkuletos.com H PALETTE TEA HOUSE Chinese. This tea house in Ghirardelli Square serves Cantonese cuisine, with dim sum, seafood and a Pacific-inspired cocktail list. 900 N. Point St., 415.347.8888. www.paletteteahouse.com THE SLANTED DOORCL009315 Vietnamese. With a waterfront location in the Ferry Building, this restaurant from star chef Charles Phan serves modern interpretations of Vietnamese cuisine. One Ferry Building, 415.861.8032. www.slanteddoor.com

HAIGHT/ASHBURY CHOUX BAKERY Bakeries. This authentic French pastry shop specializes exclusively in French cream puffs, with flavors like salted caramel and lemon. 248 Fillmore St., 415.757.0722. www.chouxsf.com NOPALITOCL0052964 Mexican. Nopalito is a vibrant spot, serving upscale Mexican fare. Soak up the sun while sipping a margarita out on the patio, then dive into tamales or pork belly quesadillas. 306 Broderick St., 415.437.0303. 1224 Ninth Ave., 415.233.9966. www.nopalitosf.com

ZAZIECL0038726 French. This French bistro and neighborhood favorite is renowned for its breakfast, attracting a long line on the weekends. Try the French toast, gingerbread pancakes or the creative egg benedict options. Zazie is a tip-free restaurant. 941 Cole St., 415.564.5332. www.zaziesf.com

JACKSON SQUARE BIXCL00321 American. Harkening back to the 1930s and 1940s, this glamorous haunt presents live music nightly, as well as tasty San Francisco classics and an array of killer cocktails served by white jacketed bartenders. 56 Gold St., 415.433.6300. www.bixrestaurant.com COTOGNACL007541 Italian. This casual cousin to the three-Michelin-star Quince restaurant serves a seasonal menu that features spit-roasted meats and game birds, wood-oven pizzas, housemade pastas and fresh local seafood. 490 Pacific Ave., 415.775.8508. www.cotognasf.com QUINCECL003216 Italian. Elegant without being stuffy, this intimate three-Michelinstar restaurant with a superb wine list serves sophisticated Californian contemporary cuisine via a nightly-changing tasting menu. 470 Pacific Ave., 415.775.8500. www.quincerestaurant.com

JAPANTOWN/ LOWER FILLMORE DOSACL003219 Indian. With locations in the

Mission and Fillmore districts, this trendy restaurant offers many incarnations of its namesake southern Indian delicacy. A selection of savory appetizers and curries round out the menu. 1700 Fillmore St., 415.441.3672. 995 Valencia St., 415.642.3672. www.dosasf.com THE PROGRESS New American. A 2015 James Beard Award winner, The Progress is the second restaurant from the team behind State Bird Provisions. The boundary busting, international menu is served family style and the bar serves reinterpreted cocktails. 1525 Fillmore St., 415.673.1294. www.theprogress-sf.com STATE BIRD PROVISIONSCL0040697 American. It’s worth the effort to get a reservation at the 2013 James Beard Award winner for Best New Restaurant. This creative and innovative Michelin-star restaurant does adventurous American cuisine. 1529 Fillmore St., 415.795.1272. www.statebirdsf.com

MARINA/ COW HOLLOW A16CL003421 Italian. This Marina neighborhood hot spot combines the cuisine of Campania with the pizzas of Naples and pours small-production wines from California and Southern Italy. 2355 Chestnut St., 415.771.2216. 5356 College Ave., Oakland, 510.768.8003. www.a16sf.com ATELIER CRENNCL0041379 French. This three-Michelin-star restaurant presents garden-centric

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DINING dishes. Giving center stage to the food, diners enjoy a multi-course tasting menu. Reservations required. 3127 Fillmore St., 415.440.0460. www.ateliercrenn.com DELAROSA8 Italian. Have your Roman holiday without leaving the city. Enjoy a lively scene and sophisticated Romanstyle pizzas plus a stellar selection of artisanal beer, wine and cocktails. 2175 Chestnut St., 415.673.7100. 37 Yerba Buena Lane, 415.872.7363. www.delarosasf.com GREENS00321 Vegetarian. The food at this venerable vegetarian palace, in business for more than four decades, is tremendous by any standard, and the setting, with a view of the Golden Gate Bridge and the Marin Headlands, is gorgeous. Fort Mason, Two Marina Blvd., Building A, 415.771.6222. www.greensrestaurant.com ROAM ARTISAN BURGERS00685 American. Begin with a beef, turkey, bison or veggie patty, then add artisan toppings like avocado or an organic egg at this burger bar. 1785 Union St., 415.440.7626. 1923 Fillmore St., 415.800.7801. www.roamburgers.com

MISSION DISTRICT CENTRAL KITCHENCL00406 California. The chefs behind the popular Flour + Water restaurant focus on Northern California cuisine at this venture. The daily-changing menu features simple, fresh and locally-sourced meats and seasonal produce, all presented in an industrial chic space.

3000 20th St., 415.826.7004. www.centralkitchensf.com CRAFTSMAN & WOLVESCL004504 Bakery. This modern patisserie from James Beard-nominated chef William Werner features a rotating menu of breakfast pastries, cakes, confections, confitures, desserts, lunch and other savory fare. 746 Valencia St., 415.913.7713. 1598 Yosemite Ave., 415.423.3337. www.craftsman-wolves.com DELFINACL0036574 Italian. This bustling neighborhood trattoria is a local favorite that pioneered San Francisco’s farm-to-table movement. It has received rave reviews since its opening in 1998 and still packs the house each night. 3621 18th St., 415.552.4055. www.delfinasf.com/restaurant FLOUR + WATERCL00702 Italian. A haven for artisan pizza and pasta lovers, this incredibly popular, welcoming spot serves exceptional Neapolitan-style, wood-fired pizzas and housemade pastas. 2401 Harrison St., 415.826.7000. www.flourandwater.com

www.ichisushi.com LAZY BEAR New American. This popular Mission District restaurant describes itself as a “modern American finedining dinner party.” The twoMichelin-starred restaurant offers a tasting menu that changes weekly and ranges from $189-$211 per person and features 15-plus courses. 3416 19th St., 415.874.9921. www.lazybearsf.com LIMÓN ROTISSERIE003214 Peruvian. Taste the cuisine of Peru served in contemporary presentations. Menu specialties include lomo saltado, a traditional Peruvian dish of top sirloin slices sautéed with tomatoes and onions. 524 Valencia St., 415.252.0918. 1001 S. Van Ness, 415.821.2134. www.limon-sf.com LITTLE STAR PIZZA Italian. Famous for its deep dish, Chicago-style pizza with a slightly sweet, cornmeal crust, this place draws a stream of addicted regulars. 400 Valencia St., 415.551.7827. 846 Divisadero St., 415.441.1118. www.littlestarpizza.com

FOREIGN CINEMACL00321 California. The bohemian-chic space suits the excellent CaliforniaMediterranean cuisine. A heated, covered patio screens classic, foreign and independent films. 2534 Mission St., 415.648.7600. www.foreigncinema.com

LOCANDACL006870 Italian. The masterminds behind the acclaimed Delfina and Pizzeria Delfina opened this modern trattoria that’s a local hotspot. 557 Valencia St., 415.863.6800. www.locandasf.com

ICHI SUSHI Sushi. Celebrated as one of San Francisco’s top sushi destinations, Ichi Sushi is the place to go for traditional nigiri, sashimi and sake. 3369 Mission St., 415.525.4750.

LOLINDACL004049 Steaks. The team behind Beretta and Starbelly has created a new kind of steak house, one that marries the flavors of Argentina with the culinary sensibility of

California. 2518 Mission St., 415.550.6970. www.lolindasf.com TARTINE BAKERY & CAFECL003678 Dessert/Coffee. This popular artisan bakery serves fresh-fromthe-oven pastries all day, as well as pies, cakes, artisan bread and coffee. Savory breakfast items, hot pressed sandwiches and salads keep folks lining up throughout the day. 600 Guerrero St., 415.487.2600. www.tartinebakery.com

NOB HILL THE BIG 4CL009315 American. This establishment is named after the founders of the Central Pacific Railroad. The menu is straightforward American cuisine with a few contemporary flourishes. 1075 California St., 415.771.1140. www.big4restaurant.com SWAN OYSTER DEPOTCL0093140 Seafood. This seafood market and 18-stool oyster bar almost always has a (very long) wait, but the food and the service are always well worth waiting for. Cash-only. 1517 Polk St., 415.673.1101. TOMMY’S JOYNTCL003154 American. One of the first hofbraus in San Francisco is still serving up generous and affordable portions of freshly cut meat and other favorite dishes. 1101 Geary Blvd., 415.775.4216. www.tommysjoynt.com

NOE VALLEY FIREFLYCL0038524 American. This homey spot has been a destination since its 1993

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Exquisite French Vietnamese Cuisine Le Colonial, just minutes away from popular Union Square in San Francisco’s downtown district, evokes the ambiance of French Colonial Vietnam in a lush, romantic setting. 20 Cosmo Place | San Francisco CA 94109 | 415-931-3600 | lecolonialsf.com


DINING opening. The food is comfortable and creative, and vegetarians will find at least two meatless main courses. 4288 24th St., 415.821.7652. www.fireflysf.com FRESCA Latin American. This is the Bay Area's home for fresh nuevo Peruvian cuisine. The menu changes depending on location but find classics such as paella, ceviche and yuca fries. 3945 24th St., 415.695.0549. 737 Irving St., 415.742.5727. www.frescasf.com PIQUEO'S Peruvian. With an artful ambiance, this Fusion Peruvian restaurant offers distinct regional Peruvian flavors and spices with contemporary flourishes served tapas-style. Larger entree-style dishes are available too. 830 Cortland Ave., 415.282.8812. www.piqueos.com SAVOR OPEN KITCHEN043 American. Excellent salads, tasty crepes, an extensive menu, Savor is a place where the hungry can find something to enjoy for any meal of the day. Especially recommended for breakfast, and for its comfortable seating and large deck. 3913 24th St., 415.282.0344. savoropenkitchen.com

NORTH BEACH H CAFE ZOETROPECL0048107 Italian. Owned by legendary film director and winemaker Francis Ford Coppola, this neighborhood Italian restaurant is named after his famous production company and located in the same steel-framed building, the Sentinel Building. 916 Kearny St., 415.291.1700.

www.cafezoetrope.com DON PISTO’SCL0041526 Mexican. A fresh take on traditional Mexican street food, this spot serves up tacos, tortas and ceviche inspired by the towns from Baja California all the way to the Yucatan peninsula. 510 Union St., 415.395.0939. www.donpistos.com FIOR D’ITALIACL0041526 Italian. Dubbed America’s oldest Italian restaurant, Fior d’Italia has been serving authentic Northern Italian cuisine since 1886. 2237 Mason St., 415.986.1886. www.fior.com

a taste of San Francisco’s history. Saloon-styled waiters serve some of the best Italian dishes in the city— and mix some of the strongest drinks. 601 Union St., 415.775.4877. www.originaljoessf.com PARK TAVERNCL0041526 American. A fashionable yet comfortable American bistro and bar, this spacious brasserie boasts a marketdriven menu of shareable plates, boldly flavored seafood and cocktails. Nominated for the James Beard Best New Restaurant award in 2012. 1652 Stockton St., 415.989.7300. www.parktavernsf.com

LIGURIA BAKERY Italian. This little bakery has been making focaccia since 1911. The family-owned spot has got a wide variety of surprising focaccia breads and as well as the classic types. 1700 Stockton St., 415.421.3786.

SOTTO MARE OYSTERIA & SEAFOOD RESTAURANTCL004152CL0041526 Seafood. Sotto Mare is an authentic Italian North Beach experience. The seafood restaurant serves oysters and clams, clam chowder and more and is well known for their crab cioppino. 552 Green St., 415.398.3181. www.sottomaresf.com

NORTH BEACH PIZZACL003215 Italian. Order one of the hand-spun pies online or by phone and have it delivered for free. You can create your own pizza or pasta, and glutenfree pizzas are available as well. 1462 Grant Ave., 415.433.2444. 800 Stanyan St., 415.751.2300. www.northbeachpizza.com

TOMMASO’S Italian. Established in 1935, Tommaso’s boasted the first woodfired brick pizza oven on the West Coast. The restaurant is a San Francisco institution and remains family-operated. 1042 Kearny St., 415.398.9696. www.tommasos.com

H NORTH BEACH RESTAURANTCL004051 Italian. This classic restaurant serves generous portions of hearty Tuscan cuisine from its extensive menu alongside a huge selection of wines. 1512 Stockton St., 415.392.1700. www.northbeachrestaurant.com ORIGINAL JOE’SCL005241 Italian. This local favorite offers

TONY’S PIZZA NAPOLETANACL006598 Italian. Dubbed the best pizzeria in America by Forbes magazine, Tony Gemignani’s pizzas are authentic, with ingredients imported from Naples, Italy. The diverse array of styles require seven different ovens. 1570 Stockton St., 415.835.9888. www.tonyspizzanapoletana.com

PACIFIC HEIGHTS/ UPPER FILLMORE OCTAVIA950 New American. Octavia’s menu highlights simple, seasonal ingredients used in creative dishes, including the popular “deviled egg” made with Fresno chili relish, Marash pepper and spice; or the Waygu tartare with smoked aioli. 1701 Octavia St., 415.408.7507. www.octavia-sf.com SPRUCE03859 American. A gathering place for posh Pacific Heights residents, this successful spot will make any visitor feel like a glamorous local. The menu is wide-ranging with upscale selections like salmon with turnips, 14-day dry-aged New York steak and dry-aged duck breast, and the setting is chic and masculine. 3640 Sacramento St., 415.931.5100. www.sprucesf.com

PRESIDIO/ PRESIDIO HEIGHTS ARGUELLO Mexican. This contemporary Mexican restaurant from acclaimed chef Traci Des Jardins is located in the Presidio’s historic Officers’ Club. Expect casual and traditional lunch options with a more complex dinner menu such as the huachinango (snapper al ajillo). 50 Moraga Ave., 415.561.3650. www.arguellosf.com THE PRESIDIO SOCIAL CLUBCL0032169 American. This restaurant feels straight out of a black-and-white film with a sophisticated yet hearty American menu. Cushy leather banquettes, retro ceiling fans and

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DINING bartenders in crisp white jackets add to the atmosphere. 563 Ruger St., 415.885.1888. www.presidiosocialclub.com

RICHMOND/ OCEAN BEACH CHAPEAU!0365 French. With the exclamation point, Chapeau! means Wow! Chapeau! is a warm French bistro where classic cooking and wines are served in close but convivial quarters with a little Californian flair. 126 Clement St., 415.750.9787. www.chapeausf.com H CLIFF HOUSECL003217 American. This historic site is home to two restaurants and spectacular views. Sutro’s at Cliff House offers an upscale setting, while The Bistro at Cliff House offers a more casual experience. 1090 Point Lobos Ave., 415.386.3330. www.cliffhouse.com BURMA SUPERSTARCL004897 Asian, Burmese. Head to this small spot when you’re not hungry because there will be a wait—but it’s worth it. Dig into fare that’s a fusion of Indian, Chinese, Lao and Thai influences, filled with flavor in every bite. 309 Clement St., 415.387.2147. www.burmasuperstar.com OUTERLANDS New American. This Outer Sunset restaurant is committed to local and sustainable ingredients. The menu features simple yet elevated takes on classics such as pork and beans, dirty rice and cheese toast. 4001 Judah St., 415.661.6140. www.outerlandssf.com

RUSSIAN HILL FRASCATI2 Mediterranean. This romantic and welcoming neighborhood spot serves simple yet excellent Mediterranean cuisine with a California influence. 1901 Hyde St., 415.928.1406. www.frascatisf.com LA FOLIECL0093108 French. La Folie offers delectable creations made with seasonal, organic, sustainable and local ingredients. The menu is everchanging, but it has included delicacies such as a roti of quail and squab, stuffed with wild mushrooms and wrapped in crispy potato strings. 2316 Polk St., 415.776.5577. www.lafolie.com SEVEN HILLSCL0041620 Italian. This intimate, family-run bistro delivers the flavors of Italy with a heavy emphasis on housemade pastas. Menu highlights have included American Waygu carpaccio and orechiette in basil pesto. 1550 Hyde St., 415.775.1550. www.sevenhillssf.com

SOUTH OF MARKET (SOMA)/CHINA BASIN H ALEXANDER’S STEAKHOUSECL005216 Steaks. Housed in a stylish brick and glass building, this fine interpretation of the classic American steakhouse reveals hints of Japanese influence throughout the menu with dry-aged steaks and an awardwinning 400-bottle wine collection. 448 Brannan St., 415.495.1111. 19379 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino, 408.446.2222. www.alexanderssteakhouse.com

BENUCL007321 American. This three-Michelinstar restaurant distills fine dining down to the elements: exquisite ingredients, unique flavors, precise technique and attentive service. It offers inspired, progressive American cuisine reflecting seasonality. 22 Hawthorne St., 415.685.4860. www.benusf.com BLUESTEM BRASSERIECL004071 California. This upscale urban restaurant is a modern interpretation of the classic American brasserie. Dishes include grass-fed beef burgers, steaks and apple-fed pork with cheddar grits. 1 Yerba Buena Lane, 415.547.1111. www.bluestembrasserie.com DIRTY HABIT American. Located in Hotel Zelos, Dirty Habit is a sexy, glamorous bar and restaurant with a film noirinspired dining room and a rooftop patio, and is known for its cocktails. 12 Fourth St., 415.348.1555. www.dirtyhabitsf.com DUMPLING TIME Chinese/Japanese. This restaurant serves handmade dumplings from Japanese and Chinese traditions. The restaurant’s signature is Japanese-style gyoza. 11 Division St., 415.525.4797. www.dumplingtimesf.com MARLOWECL007321 American. This popular bistro has a market-driven menu is known for upscale comfort foods like burgers, crispy Brussels sprout chips and deviled eggs. 500 Brannan St., 415.777.1413. www.marlowesf.com

MATHILDE FRENCH BISTRO07321 French. Mathilde serves traditional French fare like seven-hour, slowcooked duck leg confit and French liver salad. The inviting back patio evokes the French countryside. 315 Fifth St., 415.546.6128. www.mathildesf.com PALETTE005216 Modern American. This restaurant and art gallery combo serves up a seasonal cafe-style menu alongside an excellent selection of wine and champagne. The gallery features art of all disciplines, particularly art related to food culture. 816 Folsom St., 415.865.0529. www.palette-sf.com OZUMO007321 Japanese/Sushi. This swanky space in SoMa offers a sake lounge, a sushi bar and a dining room offering modern, upscale interpretations of traditional Japanese fare. 161 Steuart St., 415.882.1333. www.ozumosanfrancisco.com TAP 415 American. This modern eatery focuses on local ingredients, creating a unique menu of fresh, handcrafted American favorites, including fine burgers and taps with local craft beer, wine and cocktails. 845 Market St., 415.266.7900. www.tap415.com YANK SING2 Chinese. This is an upscale dim sum parlor with no menus. Just point at what looks good as the servers roll the carts past your table and discover the art of eating Shanghai dumplings. 101 Spear St., 415.781.1111. 49 Stevenson St., 415.541.4949. www.yanksing.com

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ZERO ZEROCL00701 Italian. This Italian restaurant specializes in Neapolitan-style pizzas. Their name originates from the ‘secret ingredient’ flour used to make the perfect pizza crust. The menu is family-style, designed with sharing in mind. 826 Folsom St., 415.348.8800. www.zerozerosf.com

UNION SQUARE BARTLETT HALL American. This is a comfortable eating, drinking and gathering establishment. The seasonally-driven menu is both approachable and forward-thinking, as is the beverage program, which features housebrewed beers and craft cocktails. 242 O’Farrell St., 415.433.4332. www.bartletthall.com BOUCHECL004072 French. This rustic spot is warm and inviting, offering a seasonally inspired French-Californian menu with a focus on small plates. The drink list is centered on small producers from France and California. 603 Bush St., 415.956.0396. www.bouchesf.com

quality ingredients in a charming, early 20th-century cantina setting. 438 Geary St., 415.440.2737. www.colibrimexicanbistro.com H E&O KITCHEN AND BARCL003124 Asian. Located just steps away from Union Square, E&O has a festive atmosphere and serves shareable bites and creative cocktails featuring bold and dynamic flavors. 314 Sutter St., 415.693.0303. www.eosanfrancisco.com EMPORIO RULLI BANCARELLA Cafe. Bancarella features an array of pastries in flavors ranging from hazelnut to Domori dark chocolate. Enjoy a pastry along with Gary Rulli’s special Bancarella espresso blend. 350 Powell St., 415.433.1121. www.rulli.com

Visit the Historic Cliff House

SAN FRANCISCO’S ONLY OCEAN FRONT DINING Dine in the casual Bistro restaurant or the stylish Sutro’s at the Cliff House. See awesome sunsets with live jazz Friday nights in the Balcony Lounge. Relax with Sunday Champagne Brunch Buffet in the Terrace Room. Voted Best Brunch 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018 SF Examiner Reader’s Choice.

FARALLONCL003126 Seafood. This restaurant has been enchanting guests for two decades with carefully crafted details that blend casual and high-end coastal cuisine, with fresh seafood options and simple raw preparations from the oyster bar. 450 Post St., 415.956.6969. www.farallonrestaurant.com

THE CAVALIERCL00495 British Pub Food. This posh, atmospheric London-inspired brasserie, a 2014 James Beard Award semifinalist, was created by the duo behind the acclaimed restaurants Marlowe and Park Tavern. 360 Jessie St., 415.321.6000. www.thecavaliersf.com

H JOHN’S GRILLCL00310 American. This casual steakhouse is one of the city’s oldest restaurants and the setting for the classic book and movie, “The Maltese Falcon.” Live jazz every night. 63 Ellis St., 415.986.0069. www.johnsgrill.com

COLIBRI MEXICAN BISTRO8 Mexican. This restaurant combines the simplicity of authentic Mexican family recipes with fresh, high-

KIN KHAO Thai. This authentic Thai spot serves dishes made from seasonal produce and sustainable meat and

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DINING fish. Expect plenty of unique dishes not found at many other Thai restaurants like khao mun gai and yaowaraj noodle. 55 Cyril Magnin St., 415.362.7456. www.kinkhao.com H LE COLONIAL French Vietnamese. Enter a space resembling the tropical elegance of Vietnam in the 1920s. In addition to the wicker chairs and ceiling fans, this spot also features outdoor patios, an upstairs lounge, large dining rooms and private dining salons. 20 Cosmo Place, 415.931.3600. www.lecolonialsf.com MICHAEL MINACL00315 American. Michelin-starred Michael Mina takes guests on the ultimate spice journey with a menu that pays homage to Michael’s Middle Eastern heritage. 252 California St., 415.397.9222. www.michaelmina.net/restaurants/ san-francisco-bay-area/ michael-mina H MORTON'S THE STEAKHOUSE Steaks. One of the nation’s best known steakhouses, Morton’s specializes in classic, hearty fare, serving generous portions of USDA prime aged beef, as well as fresh fish, lobster and chicken in a renovated two-story restaurant. 400 Post St., 415.986.5830. www.mortons.com/sanfrancisco NEW DELHI RESTAURANT006853 Indian. This regal restaurant serves northern Indian food, with recipes culled from royal menus dating back 400 years. Chef-owner Ranjan Dey uses six special gourmet spice blends. 160 Ellis St., 415.397.8470. www.newdelhirestaurant.com

SONS & DAUGHTERSCL006853 California. This Michelin-starred restaurant brings contemporary fine dining to Union Square. An open kitchen is centered in the middle of the sleek dining room, turning out inventive dishes. 708 Bush St., 415.994.7933. www.sonsanddaughterssf.com

VAN NESS CORRIDOR H HARRIS’ STEAKHOUSECL0043974 Steaks. This iconic restaurant represents classic steakhouse dining, but chef Michael Buhagiar adds a California sensibility with a subtle flair for the unexpected. 2100 Van Ness Ave., 415.673.1888. www.harrisrestaurant.com

ENTERTAINMENT BARS & NIGHTCLUBS 15 ROMOLOCL0053047 One of the best bars in the city for a perfectly crafted, creative cocktail, this dim, hidden spot in an alley off the North Beach strip also serves well-priced bar bites. 15 Romolo Place, 415.398.1359. www.15romolo.com ALCHEMIST BAR & LOUNGE00372 This bar and lounge mixes SF’s famed speakeasy-style bar scene (classic cocktails served in an off-the-beaten-path second story location) with a hipster vibe in the SOMA district. 679 Third St., 415.746.9968. www.alchemistsf.com ALEMBICCL00372 Offering a long list of both classic cocktails and original concoctions, this Haight Ashbury

restaurant and bar is a great place to try something new. 1725 Haight St., 415.666.0822. www.alembicsf.com BARREL HEAD BREWHOUSE This modern brewpub has a giant torpedo behind the bar, which serves as the base of the bar tap. Barrel Head offers more than 30 rotating craft beers, plus cocktails and a full menu. 1785 Fulton St., 415.416.6989. www.barrelheadsf.com H BEACH CHALET BREWERYCL007314 Visit this two-story beerhouse/ brasserie located directly on Ocean Beach after a long day in Golden Gate Park and grab a pitcher of your favorite homemade brew. 1000 Great Highway, 415.386.8439. www.beachchalet.com BENJAMIN COOPER Located within Hotel G, this intimate and contemporary oyster bar with a vintage San Francisco feel is for the serious cocktail aficionados. 398 Geary St., 415.654.5061. www.benjamincoopersf.com BIERGARTEN This traditional beer garden offers a variety of German beers on tap and serves up locally sourced food like sausages and salaten—all to be enjoyed alfresco. 424 Octavia St. www.biergartensf.com BOURBON & BRANCHCL00631 This Tenderloin speakeasy offers strong Prohibition-era cocktails in a 1920s private club atmosphere. Imbibe Champagne or bourbonheavy libations at the library or book a booth in the main bar in the back. 501 Jones St., 415.346.1735.

www.bourbonandbranch.com THE BROKEN RECORD The Broken Record went from a neighborhood dive to a dive with some of the best food in the neighborhood. A revamped kitchen provides a balance to one of the most reasonably priced whiskey bars in the city. 1166 Geneva Ave., 415.963.1713. www.brokenrecordbar.com CITYSCAPE LOUNGECL006804L1006841 Cityscape Lounge offers 360-degree views of the Bay Area and San Francisco’s iconic landmarks. The menu features small plates and appetizers plus an extensive selection of wine, beer and cocktails. Hilton San Francisco Union Square, 333 O’Farrell St., 46th Floor, 415.923.5002. www.cityscapesf.com COMSTOCK SALOONCL0068041 Named after Henry Comstock and the famed Comstock Lode, this historic watering hole offers classic cocktails and live jazz nightly, plus upscale and ambitious interpretations of bar food. 155 Columbus Ave., 415.617.0071. www.comstocksaloon.com DADA BAR & ART GALLERYCL0 Inspired by the imagery and boldness of the DaDa art movement, this comfortable lounge often exhibits some of the most forward thinking modern art in the city. Thankfully, they don’t take themselves too seriously. 65 Post St., 415.357.1367. www.dadasf.com EL TECHOCL004831 Located atop sister restaurant Lolinda, El Techo has drinks that range from pisco-based cocktails to

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Brazilian beer. Dig into tasty nibbles like empanadas and meat skewers. Open rain or shine. 2516 Mission St., 415.550.6970. www.eltechosf.com ELIXIRL004831 Serving since 1858, this Mission Dolores bar is the second oldest continually operating saloon in San Francisco. There’s no better spot for handmade fresh fruit cocktails. 3200 16th St., 415.552.1633. www.elixirsf.com HORSEFEATHERL004831 Horsefeather has a late-night food menu (serving until 1 am) and stellar lineup of cocktails made with fresh ingredients and housemade syrups. 528 Divisadero St., 415.817.1939. www.horsefeatherbar.com LOCAL EDITIONCL0040928 This classy underground cocktail bar is inspired by the 1950s and ’60s newspaper industry. The vintage decor includes typewriters and archived news clippings; even the waitresses are dressed in period outfits. 691 Market St., 415.795.1375. www.localeditionsf.com MADRONE ART BAR Madrone Art Bar features exhibits of emerging and established artists, and presents works of all mediums. It also features specialty cocktails that emphasize creative blends with spirits of all kinds. 500 Divisadero St., 415.241.0202. www.madroneartbar.com MIKKELLER BARCL004329 This beer bar features 42 taps and over 100 bottles from the best brew-

eries in the world, exclusive house beers and a kitchen serving bar bites. 34 Mason St., 415.984.0279. www.mikkellerbar.com/sf MONK’S KETTLE0 This gastropub specializes in craft beer, serving 28 drafts and more than 150 bottles. The kitchen serves upscale from-scratch, seasonally-driven pub food. Be prepared to wait—they do not take reservations. 3141 16th St., 415.865.9523. www.monkskettle.com MR. TIPPLE’S RECORDING STUDIO This jazz bar is hidden in a back alley of the Mid-Market neighborhood. The bar features live jazz nightly with no cover, a sharp list of rotating cocktails and under-$10 snacks. 39 Fell St., 415.384.9365. www.mrtipplessf.com NIHON WHISKY LOUNGE0 Nihon is a sophisticated twist on the traditional Japanese izakaya and a seductive whisky bar, serving more than 500 selections of whisky, which you can store through the locker program. 1779 Folsom St., 415.552.4400. dajanigroup.net/establishments/ nihon-whisky-lounge NOIR LOUNGECL0 Offering seasonal cocktails, a wide selection of wine and a menu of elevated comfort food, Noir Lounge channels a 1940s jazz club with live piano while regularly screening noir films in a dedicated room. 581 Hayes St., 415.431.6647. www.noir-sf.com NOVELACL0 Novela is a book-themed bar where

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ENTERTAINMENT classic literary references present themselves in new and intriguing ways. Enjoy original house libations and historically-inspired punches. 662 Mission St., 415.896.6500. www.novelasf.com PACIFIC COCKTAIL HAVEN03817 Pacific Cocktail Haven, or PCH, offers cocktails themed around gin, agave, whisk(e)y, rum, brandy and vodka, as well as punch, low-alcohol cocktails, wine and beer. 580 Sutter St., 415.398.0195. www.pacificcocktailsf.com H PLAYERS SPORTS GRILL & ARCADECL004561 This sports bar features San Francisco’s only waterfront Tiki bar plus mmore than 35 HDTVs, 200 sports channels, 85 arcade games and 15 beers on tap. The menu offers bar bites and American fare. End of Pier 39, Fisherman’s Wharf, 415.981.6300. www.playerssf.com REDWOOD ROOMCL003861 Located in the Clift Hotel, this historic speakeasy opened the day after Prohibition was repealed in 1933 and still sports the original redwood walls and bar. 495 Geary St., 415.929.2372. www.redwoodroomsf.com RICKHOUSECL005981 In 2015, Food&Wine magazine named Rickhouse one of the best bars in the world. Dedicated to whiskeys from around the world, as well as cocktails made from locallysourced ingredients. 246 Kearny St., 415.398.2827. www.rickhousebar.com

SHOTWELL’SCL0038142 This historic bar’s motto is “Craft beer, done well.” Enjoy local, regional and international craft beer, wine and cider plus pool tables, and you can bring your own food and your dog. 3349 20th St., 415.506.7305. www.shotwellsbar.com SMUGGLER’S COVECL0038142 Modeled after a pirate ship and Tiki hut and featuring a waterfall, this bar showcases more than 550 varieties of rum from around the world, as well as more than 80 cocktails made with citrus juiced in-house. 650 Gough St., 415.869.1900. www.smugglerscovesf.com TORONADOCL003701 This pub offers 40 beers on tap and 70 bottles. So grab a sausage from Rosamunde next door, stake out a stool and get ready for a wild ride. 547 Haight St., 415.863.2276. www.toronado.com TRICK DOGCL004701 The Bon Vivants opened this hot spot, focusing on handcrafted, inventive drinks and late-night nibbles. The converted warehouse space features a bar with retro decor, and a loft-like restaurant serving elevated bar food. 3010 20th St., 415.471.2999. www.trickdogbar.com VESUVIOCL0059817 This historic North Beach dive bar, fittingly located just next door to City Lights Bookstore, used to quench the thirst of Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady of “On the Road” fame. 255 Columbus Ave., 415.362.3370. www.vesuvio.com WHITECHAPEL005981407 Featuring the largest gin selection in

North America, Whitechapel’s cocktail menu celebrates the history and traditions of this spirit. The limited food offerings include vegan options. 600 Polk St. www.whitechapelsf.com WOODS CERVECERÍA5096 Cervecería is a small, experimental brewery in San Francisco’s Mission District, styled after a rustic Argentine estancia. Woods’ flagship IPA is flavored with Yerba Mate, an herbal South American tea. 3801 18th St., 415.212.8412. www.woodsbeer.com/cerveceria

BREWERIES 21ST AMENDMENT BREWERYCL003841 The airy, multi-level SoMa brewpub delivers reasonably priced, home-brewed beer in unique flavors alongside dependable standards like cheeseburgers and housemade chili. 563 Second St., 415.369.0900. www.21st-amendment.com BLACK SANDS BREWERY This brewery has a neighborhood feel to it. The brewers focus on beer education, giving out house beer recipes, selling home-brew equipment and supplies, and teaching classes for about 12 people on-site. 701 Haight St., 415.534.5194. www.blacksandsbeer.com CELLARMAKER BREWING CO. This local brewery is known for producing small batches of experimental beers. On brewing days, guests can watch the action through windows on one end of the tasting room. 1150 Howard St., 415.863.3940. 3193 Mission St., 415.296.6351. www.cellarmakerbrewing.com

THIRSTYBEAR BREWING CO.L003861 The first and only organic brewery in San Francisco serves housemade ales that complement Spanish-inspired cuisine, with dishes served in tapassized portions. Thirstybear is a certified Green business and CCOF and FDA certified organic. 661 Howard St., 415.974.0905. www.thirstybear.com

CLASSICAL MUSIC & DANCE SAN FRANCISCO BALLETCL003841 America’s oldest professional ballet company and one of the three largest ballet companies in the United States performed one of the first American productions of both “Swan Lake” and “The Nutcracker.” War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Ave., 415.861.5600. Tickets: 415.865.2000. www.sfballet.org SAN FRANCISCO OPERACL003861 Located in the historic War Memorial Opera House since 1932, this is the second largest opera company in North America, bringing exciting performances to the stage each season. War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Ave., 415.864.3330. www.sfopera.com SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONYCL003871 Founded in 1911, the symphony is widely considered to be among the country’s most artistically adventurous art institutions, well known for its acclaimed conductor Michael Tilson Thomas. Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., 415.864.6000. www.sfsymphony.org

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GAY CLUBS TWIN PEAKS TAVERNCL003891 This Castro neighborhood landmark has seen the birth and growth of the gay movement through its large glass windows. Inside, the tavern prides itself on having some of the most dedicated clientele. 401 Castro St., 415.864.9470. www.twinpeakstavern.com

LIVE MUSIC BIMBO’S 365 CLUBCL00713 Established in 1931, this all-purpose event space brings you back to the era of smoking lounges and big bands with its Art Deco design. Features performances ranging from major rock 'n' roll acts to comedy and jazz. 1025 Columbus Ave., 415.474.0365. www.bimbos365club.com BOOM BOOM ROOMCL003891 Self-proclaimed as “San Francisco’s funkiest club,” this hot spot in the famed Fillmore District offers funk, soul, blues, jazz, rock and more. 1601 Fillmore St., 415.673.8000. www.boomboomroom.com BOTTOM OF THE HILLCL004095 Lauded by Rolling Stone as “the best place to hear live music in San Francisco,” this music venue is open seven nights a week and showcases an array of styles from hard rock and punk to folk and pop. Offers a full bar, open-late kitchen and patio as well. 1233 17th St., 415.626.4455. www.bottomofthehill.com FEINSTEIN'S AT THE NIKKO Located in the Hotel Nikko, this elegant 140-seat nightclub is operated in partnership with entertainer

Michael Feinstein and presents a wide range of local, regional and national entertainers. 222 Mason St., 866.663.1063. www.feinsteinsatthenikko.com THE INDEPENDENT004831 The Independent is one of San Francisco’s most diverse, no-frills live music venues, featuring plenty of indie and alt acts across genres. Does not serve food so make sure to eat before you arrive for a show. 628 Divisadero St., 415.771.1421. www.independentsf.com SAN FRANCISCO GAY MEN’S CHORUS The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus is an international standard bearer for a mix of extraordinary musical excellence and missiondriven activism and is an icon among LGBT organizations. 170 Valencia St., 415.865.3650. www.sfgmc.org SFJAZZ CENTERCL004095 This is the first stand-alone performance venue built specifically for jazz. The 35,000-square-foot building seats 700 people and boasts the acoustic qualities of a concert hall with the intimacy of a jazz club. 201 Franklin St., 866.920.5299. www.sfjazz.org

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ATTRACTIONS 1127 Market St. www.act-sf.org BEACH BLANKET BABYLONCL00381 This hilariously campy revue has been a local favorite since 1974, known for its hats, wigs and spoofs of current events and celebrities in ever-evolving numbers. 678 Beach Blanket Babylon Blvd. (formerly Green St.), 415.421.4222. www.beachblanketbabylon.com THE MARSH5 Best known for its provocative one-person shows, this breeding ground for new performance hosts new works from emerging artists in an intimate theater space. 1062 Valencia St., 415.282.3055. www.themarsh.org NEW CONSERVATORY THEATRE CENTERL00024015 New Conservatory Theatre Center has been San Francisco’s premier LGBTQIA and allied performing arts institution and progressive arts education conservatory since 1981. 25 Van Ness Ave., 415.861.8972. www.nctcsf.org THE SAN FRANCISCO DUNGEON This theatrical experience retells the city’s dark and sordid Barbary Coast and Gold Rush era history through nine interactive shows featuring a cast of actors, special effects and a drop ride called Escape Alcatraz. 145 Jefferson St. www.thedungeons.com/ san-francisco SF PLAYHOUSECL0024015 This theater company is dedicated to presenting critically acclaimed works in an intimate setting that allows the

audience to connect with the performance. They focus on stories that uplift spirits, deepen self awareness and nurture a compassionate community. 450 Post St., 415.677.9596. www.sfplayhouse.org

THE HIDDEN VINECL003814 This sophisticated Financial District wine bar offers wine from around the world, with more than 180 different wines and 40 poured by the glass. 408 Merchant St., 415.674.3567. www.thehiddenvine.com

SHNCL006948 For more than 30 years, this has been the pre-eminent theatrical entertainment company in San Francisco, owning and operating two of the city’s major venues: the historic Orpheum and Golden Gate theaters. 1182 Market St., 888.746.1799. www.shnsf.com

PRESS CLUBCL004096 Located in the Four Seasons Hotel, this chic tasting room offers a wine country experience in the middle of the city, uncorking an array of wines direct from California wineries. 20 Yerba Buena Lane, 415.744.5000. www.pressclubsf.com

WINE BARS AMELIE WINE BARCL004096 This modern French-style wine bar has a wine menu that changes daily. Try the thoughtfully paired small plates to complement your wine. 1754 Polk St., 415.292.6916. www.ameliewinebar.com/nobhill BLUXOME STREET WINERY03654L0051297 Both a working winery and a place to relax and enjoy a drink or two, Bluxome Street Winery allows you to enjoy a flight of wine while watching the crafting process. 53 Bluxome St., 415.543.5353. www.bluxomewinery.com FERRY PLAZA WINE MERCHANT003654 Attached to the store of the same name, this wine bar offers visitors the opportunity to sample a selection of 25 wines in a 2 oz. taste or 5 oz. glass or even by the half or full bottle. One Ferry Building, Shop 23, 415.391.9400. www.fpwm.com

TANK18004960CL004096 This no-nonsense wine bar has the motto “Eat, Drink, Play” and brings local wines to both new and experienced tasters. The restaurant serves up a small but upscale dinner menu. Also offers beer and beer flights. 1345 Howard St., 415.799.7161. www.tank18.com YIELD WINE BAR004960CL004096 An intimate wine bar in the Dogpatch neighborhood, Yield specializes not in any particular kind of wine, but in sustainable vintage practices. The menu, which rotates monthly, consists entirely of “green” wines. 2490 Third St., 415.401.8984. www.yieldandpause.com

ATTRACTIONS ATTRACTIONS & SIGHTS AQUARIUM OF THE BAYCL003618 Visit San Francisco’s only waterfront aquarium to get up close and personal with the bay’s amazing marine life. Walk through crystal-clear tunnels of water filled with more than 20,000

aquatic animals. Pier 39, 415.623.5300. www.aquariumofthebay.org BAKER BEACH This mile-long beach lies at the base of rugged cliffs on the Presidio's western shoreline. No swimming here, but bring your camera for great views of the Golden Gate Bridge. Picnic facilities available. 415.561.4323. www.parksconservancy.org/ parks/baker-beach COIT TOWERCL0036187 Upon her death in 1929, Lillie Hitchcock Coit bequeathed funds for the “beautification of the city.” Her heirs used the money to build Coit Tower. Find murals inside and enjoy views from the observation deck. 1 Telegraph Hill Blvd., 415.249.0995. sfrecpark.org/destination/telegraphhill-pioneer-park/coit-tower COMFORT WOMEN MEMORIAL006154 A statue by Smithsonian-featured artist Steven Whyte depicts ordinary girls standing against sexual violence. It honors “comfort women” who were coerced into sexual slavery by Japan during World War II. St. Mary’s Square, 651 California St. remembercomfortwomen.org CONSERVATORY OF FLOWERSCL006154 This botanical wonderland in Golden Gate Park is the oldest wood and glass conservatory in North America. The inside houses nearly 2,000 plant species from around the world. Also offers workshops and author talks. 100 John F. Kennedy Drive, 415.831.2090.

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www.conservatoryofflowers.org CRISSY FIELDCL00364 This strikingly scenic waterfront recreation area is a favorite among active locals and visitors. See views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the city, and find sandy beaches. Located in the Presidio, along Mason St., Warming Hut and Cafe: 983 Marine Drive, 415.561.3040. www.parksconservancy.org/parks/ crissy-field FISHERMAN’S WHARFCL0036190 You’ll find crab stands along the sidewalks, seafood restaurants and souvenir shops in the historic heart of the city’s fishing industry. Several bay charter boats depart from here. Pier 43, 415.673.3530. www.visitfishermanswharf.com FORT FUNSTONCL0036190 This rugged stretch of coastal headlands includes a wild beach. This beach is a dog’s paradise, and visitors enjoy horseback riding and hiking. 500 Skyline Blvd. at John Muir Drive, 415.561.4700. www.parksconservancy.org/parks/ fort-funston FORT MASONCL0036190 This nonprofit sits on the site of the former embarkation point for soldiers going to war in the Pacific. Now the 13-acre campus is home to workspaces, theaters, galleries, museums and event pavilions. Two Marina Blvd., 415.345.7500. www.fortmason.org FORT POINTCL0036190 This powerful fort guarded the Golden Gate Bridge entrance until its original cannons were removed.

Visitors can explore its brick casemates, grand arches and spiral stairs. South Anchorage of the Golden Gate Bridge, end of Marine Drive, 415.504.2334. www.nps.gov/fopo/index.htm H GHIRARDELLI SQUARECL0036190 The former chocolate factory site is now home to boutiques, restaurants and the original Ghirardelli Ice Cream and Chocolate Shop. 900 N. Point St., 415.775.5500. www.ghirardellisq.com GOLDEN GATE BRIDGECL0036192 One of the most iconic landmarks in the world, the magnificent international orange Golden Gate Bridge defines the city. A stroll down the east side offers stunning views of the city and the bay. Lincoln Blvd. and Armistead Road in the Presidio. Welcome Center: 415.426.5220. www.goldengatebridge.org GOLDEN GATE PARKCL0036192 This urban oasis is home to the de Young Museum, California Academy of Sciences, the Conservatory of Flowers, baseball and soccer fields, a golf course, disc golf course, tennis and basketball courts and more. Pick up a park map at McLaren Lodge, 501 Stanyan St., 415.831.2700. goldengatepark.com GRACE CATHEDRALCL0036192 A famous San Francisco landmark, this cathedral inspired by the architecture of Paris’ Notre Dame serves as a diverse gathering place for worship, celebration and conversation. Guided tours available. 1100 California St., 415.749.6300. www.gracecathedral.org

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ATTRACTIONS IMMIGRANT POINT Dedicated to all those who came to San Francisco in search of a better life, Immigrant Point is located in the Presidio and offers stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, Marin Headlands and Point Reyes National Seashore. Washington Blvd., near the Rob Hill Campground. 415.561.4323. www.presidio.gov/places/ immigrant-point-overlook INSPIRATION POINT Hike through pines and eucalyptus trees in the Presidio to Inspiration Point, which offers views of Angel Island and Alcatraz on a clear day. Located just inside of Arguello Gate. On Arguello Blvd., just north of the Presidio Cafe. www.presidio.gov/places/ inspiration-point-overlook JAPANESE TEA GARDENCL0034851 Take a slow stroll among bonsai trees and koi fish in the oldest public Japanese garden in the United States. The garden boasts traditional monuments, bridges, native Japanese plants, ponds and a teahouse. 75 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive. www.japaneseteagardensf.com JAPANTOWN CENTERCL003619 The focal point of San Francisco’s Japanese neighborhood is the famous Peace Pagoda in Peace Plaza. The surrounding areas contain supermarkets, bookstores, gift shops, restaurants, sushi bars, galleries and more. 1610 Geary Blvd., 415.567.4573. www.sfjapantown.org LANDS ENDCL003982 Known for its shipwrecks and landslides, this is San Francisco’s wildest coast. The crown jewel is the scenic Coastal Trail, with views of the

Pacific coast and Golden Gate Bridge. Visitor Center: 680 Point Lobos Ave., 415.426.5240. www.parksconservancy.org/visit/ park-sites/lands-end.html LOMBARD STREETCL002739 Eight hairpin switchbacks and the downward pitch of the so-called “crookedest street in the world” have made this a must-drive for visitors. Lombard and Hyde sts. MACONDRAY LANEL0027398 This small pedestrian lane southeast of Russian Hill is a hidden garden. It begins with a fairy-tale wooden trellis, continues with a quiet cobbled lane lined with Edwardian cottages and trees and ends with wooden stairs leading to beautiful bay views. Between Taylor and Jones sts., parallel to Union Street. MARINA GREEN0027398 The Marina Green is a beautiful 74-acre expanse of grass between Fort Mason and the Presidio. It is home to the famous Wave Organ and close to the Palace of Fine Arts and the Exploratorium. Marina Blvd., 415.831.2700. sfrecpark.org/reservablefacility/ marina-green MISSION DOLORES0027398 Completed in 1791, Mission Dolores is the oldest intact building in San Francisco, the city’s first church and the only remaining mission of 21 missions built along the El Camino Real from Mexico to Sonoma by Father Serra. 3321 16th St., 415.621.8203. www.missiondolores.org MISSION DOLORES PARKCL003618 This generous square of grass is

a great place to soak up some sun on most days and an even better place to get a glimpse of real San Francisco culture. It has two off-leash dog play areas as well. 18th and Dolores sts. sfrecpark.org/destination/ mission-dolores-park NATIONAL AIDS MEMORIAL GROVE0027398 The National Aids Memorial Grove, the first memorial of its kind in the United States, pays quiet tribute to the millions of people who lost their lives to AIDS. Golden Gate Park, Nancy Pelosi and Bowling Green Drives, 415.765.0497. www.aidsmemorial.org OCEAN BEACHL0027398 The widest and longest expanse of sand on San Francisco’s shores is a destination for seaside drives, jogs and bonfires. The notorious currents attract serious surfers who brave the frigid waters. 415.561.4700. www.parksconservancy.org/visit/ park-sites/ocean-beach.html ORACLE PARKCL0027398 The stadium features a nine-foot tall statue of America’s greatest living ballplayer, Willie Mays, at the entrance; the Fan Lot, which has an 80-foot Coca-Cola bottle with playground slides; and diverse dining options within the stadium. 24 Willie Mays Plaza, 415.972.2000. www.mlb.com/giants/ballpark PAINTED LADIESCL0027398 This row of seven pastel Victorian homes (dubbed Postcard Row and made famous by the opening credits of “Full House”) lines the eastern side of Alamo Square park.

710-720 Steiner St. PALACE OF FINE ARTSCL0063741 This domed rotunda is all that remains from the 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition. Featuring a lagoon with swans, today this is a popular spot to stroll and take photos and the theatre hosts a wide variety of events. 3301 Lyon St., 415.563.6504. www.palaceoffinearts.org H PIER 39CL0036197 This family-friendly shopping, dining and entertainment destination near Fisherman’s Wharf features more than 50 shops and 14 restaurants with beautiful bay views, including Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge and city skyline. Beach St. and the Embarcadero, 415.981.7437. www.pier39.com THE PRESIDIOCL0036198 A patchwork of eucalyptus groves, freshwater creeks, sand dunes and coastal prairie covers the Presidio, a historic former military post and modern-day national park in the northwest corner of the city. Accessed via Washington Blvd., 15th Ave., 25th Ave., Arguello Blvd., Presidio Ave. and Chestnut St. Visitor center at 210 Lincoln Blvd., 415.561.4323. www.presidio.gov PRESIDIO OFFICERS’ CLUB San Francisco’s oldest building is a cultural destination home to permanent and rotating exhibits about the area’s history. The building is also home to Arguello, a Mexican restaurant from chef Traci Des Jardins. 50 Moraga Ave., 415.561.4400. www.presidio.gov/officers-club

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SAN FRANCISCO BOTANICAL GARDENCL0035046 This internationally recognized urban oasis and self-described outdoor classroom includes 55 acres of gardens displaying almost 9,000 different kinds of plants, plus a library, bookstore, family activities and guided walks. 1119 Ninth Ave., 415.661.1316. www.sfbotanicalgarden.org SAN FRANCISCO MARITIME NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARKCL003710 This park offers opportunities to tour several historic ships at the Hyde Street Pier. The visitor center features interactive exhibits and a free maritime museum showcases art. Hyde Street Pier: 2905 Hyde St. Visitor Center: 499 Jefferson St., 415.447.5000. Maritime Museum: 900 Beach St., 415.561.7100. www.nps.gov/safr THE SAN FRANCISCO ZOOCL003712 A vast array of wildlife awaits at this facility near the far edge of Ocean Beach. The zoo is home to more than 2,000 species and attractions include a children’s petting zoo, a lemur forest, mini steam train and a one-acre Gorilla Preserve. Sloat Boulevard. at Great Highway, 415.753.7080. www.sfzoo.org SEA LION CENTER0037102 The sea lions at Pier 39 have become a world-famous tourist attraction. Now sightseers have the chance to learn about the creatures at the Sea Lion Center. 203 Pier 39, Embarcadero at Beach St., 415.705.5500. www.sealioncenter.org

STOW LAKE This man-made lake has provided an escape from city living since 1893. Rent a rowboat, pedal boat or electric boat and gently cruise under the many bridges and visit the waterfall. 50 Stow Lake Drive, 415.702.1390. www.stowlakeboathouse.com

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TRANSAMERICA PYRAMID Many critics claimed that an obeliskshaped skyscraper didn’t belong in San Francisco. The icon is now a source of great city pride and has 500,000 square feet of office space. 600 Montgomery St., 415.829.5423. www.thepyramidcenter.com THE WOMEN’S BUILDING MURAL003715 This spectacular mural is a culmination of collaboration between seven women artists. Its themes include the healing power of women’s wisdom and the contributions of women throughout history. 3543 18th St., 415.431.1180. www.womensbuilding.org YERBA BUENA GARDENSCL003715 The Yerba Buena Gardens offer nine different types of gardens, a center for the arts, carousel, an MLK memorial, an ice-skating rink and bowling center, plus child care facilities. 750 Howard St., 415.820.3550. www.yerbabuenagardens.com

BAY AREA ATTRACTIONS ANGEL ISLAND003715 This small island just off the Tiburon Peninsula offers hiking and biking trails, campsites, picnic facilities and views of the city. Bike rentals and open-air tram tours are also offered. Purchase tickets from Blue and

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MARINE MAMMAL CENTERCL00398 This nonprofit organization rescues and heals distressed animals, including elephant seals, harbor seals and sea lions. One of the largest hospitals of its kind, the center welcomes visitors with exhibits and tours. 2000 Bunker Road, Sausalito, 415.289.7325. www.marinemammalcenter.org

OAKLAND ZOO The Oakland Zoo is home to more than 750 native and exotic animals and is recognized for their outstanding animal care, especially of the elephants, and their LEED-certified veterinary hospital—the largest wild animal veterinary facility in Northern California. 9777 Golf Links Road, Oakland, 510.632.9525. www.oaklandzoo.org

WINCHESTER MYSTERY HOUSE The Winchester Rifle heiress spent 38 years directing the construction of her 24,000-square-foot, 160-room home, full of stairs that lead to the ceiling, decor done in multiples of 13 and doors that open to nowhere. 525 S. Winchester Blvd., San Jose, 408.247.2000. www.winchestermysteryhouse.com

BAY AREA DISCOVERY MUSEUMCL003156 This interactive learning center suits children up to age 10. Children can play outdoors, design and create hi-tech projects, explore art mediums and build oversized structures. 557 McReynolds Road, Sausalito, 415.339.3900. bayareadiscoverymuseum.org THE BLACKHAWK MUSEUML003156 The Blackhawk Museum features two galleries: the automotive gallery displays rare, one-of-a-kind classic cars and vintage sports cars, and The Spirit of the Old West gallery presents the American Westward Expansion. 3700 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Danville, 925.736.2280. www.blackhawkmuseum.org

MOUNT TAMALPAIS STATE PARKCL003984 Known foremost as Mt. Tam, Marin County’s highest mountain (rising 2,500 feet at its peak) is ideal for hiking, cycling, horseback riding and even hang gliding and offers breathtaking views of the Bay, Farallon Islands and more. Panoramic Highway, 415.388.2070. www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=471

RODEO BEACHCL0034612 Easily accessible to visitors of all ages and just 3 miles northwest of the Golden Gate Bridge, this pebbly beach offers picnic sites, nearby bluffs for hikes and abundant wind for kite flying. Visitors also enjoy hiking the dog-friendly trails. 415.561.3000. www.parksconservancy.org/visit/ park-sites/rodeo-beach.html

JACK LONDON SQUARE Famed American author Jack London spent much of his boyhood on Oakland’s waterfront, now Jack London Square. Today, the district is home to dining, shopping and outdoor activities. Second St. and Broadway, Oakland, 510.645.9292. www.jacklondonsquare.com

MUIR BEACH003984 This serene beach is three miles west of Muir Woods. Visitors can explore the old military stations, hike to the tip of a rocky promontory and try to spot migrating blue whales. Dogs are allowed but must be on leash. 415.561.4700. www.nps.gov/goga/planyourvisit/ muirbeach.htm

STINSON BEACH The three-and-a-half-mile stretch is ideal for swimming, surfing and sun bathing. Located about 20 miles northwest of San Francisco, you'll find a 51-acre park next to the beach that has picnic tables and a snack bar. Parking available at 332 Seadrift Road, Stinson Beach. www.stinsonbeachonline.com

MARIN HEADLANDSCL00398405049 Windswept ridges, protected valleys and beaches offer opportunities for hiking, biking and picnics. Rodeo Beach offers a dog-friendly place to relax. The still-active, 164-year-old Point Bonita Lighthouse is accessible via a hiking trail. Conzelman Road offers stunning vistas. Visitor Center: Fort Barry, Building

MUIR WOODS NATIONAL MONUMENTCL003984 This famous grove of virgin redwoods is full of 400-800-year-old trees that grow over 250 feet high, plus a plethora of other wildlife. Parking and shuttle reservations required. One Muir Woods Road, Mill Valley, 415.561.2850. Parking/Shuttle Reservations: 800.410.2419.

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA BOTANICAL GARDEN The 34-acre botanical garden at UC Berkeley exhibits more than 10,000 types of plants. It features nine regions of plantings from Italy to South Africa, along with California native plants. 200 Centennial Drive, Berkeley, 510.643.2755.

MUSEUMS BEAT MUSEUMCL003157 Dedicated to the poetry and social movement that made San Francisco a part of literary history, this museum showcases original manuscripts, personal effects, rare books and more from authors such as Jack Kerouac and Lawrence Ferlinghetti. 540 Broadway, 800.537.6822. Front Desk: 415.399.9626. www.kerouac.com CABLE CAR MUSEUMCL0068927 Unravel the mystery of how the cable car works. Located in the historic Washington-Mason cable car depot and powerhouse, the museum houses a collection of historic cable cars, photographs and mechanical displays. 1201 Mason St., 415.474.1887. www.cablecarmuseum.org CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCESCL003158 The academy is an international center for scientific education and research and the only museum in the world to house an aquarium, planetarium and natural history museum under one (living) roof. 55 Music Concourse Drive,

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MENU HIGHLIGHTS New England Clam Chowder Jack Lalanne’s Favorite Salad: Seasonal Greens, Crab, Shrimp, Avocado, Mushrooms, Tomato Tossed in our famous Creamy Bleu Cheese Vinaigrette Dressing

JOHN’S GRILL SINCE 1908

This historic restaurant is one of the city’s oldest and most famous establishments. It is a favorite with local and national celebrities who enjoy great steaks, fresh seafood, salads and pastas with excellent service. The celebrity list includes Hillary Clinton, Alfred Hitchcock, George Lucas, Bill Gates, Johnny Depp, Francis Ford Coppola, Renee Zellweger and more. John’s Grill was a setting in author Dashiell Hammett’s The Maltese Falcon. The restaurant’s interior is a masterpiece of original period furnishings, remaining a tribute to old San Francisco, as well as providing a virtual museum of authentic memorabilia. The dark oak paneled walls are covered with photos of well known patrons and San Francisco of the past. John’s Grill was chosen

as one of the 10 best by Esquire and featured in Gourmet. John’s Grill is within walking distance from all downtown theaters, major hotels, Union Square, Cable Cars and Moscone Convention Center. So come in and relax to the nightly jazz after a stroll around town. Dress is casual. John’s Grill has a full bar and is open daily. For spur of the moment occasions, private banquet rooms are available. Hours: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 9:45pm, Sunday 12:00pm - 9:45pm. 63 Ellis Street between Powell and Market

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Seafood Cioppino A La Marinara: Stew of Jumbo Pacific Prawns, Filet of Sole, Scallops, Mussels, Bay Shrimp and Clams in a Marinara Broth with Toasted Garlic Sourdough Oysters Wellington: Creamed Spinach, Smoked Bacon, Baked in Puff Pastry on a Bed of Sherry Cream Sam Spade’s Lamb Chops John’s Featured Steaks John’s Steak: Bone-in New York Filet Mignon Porterhouse Steak


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MENU HIGHLIGHTS Menu Subhead Palette Soup Dumplings (Five flavors Xiao Long Bao) Lobster Ha Gow with Butter Sauce Wagyu Beef Skewers Alaskan King Crab Siu Mai Fresh or Golden Garlic Grilled Oysters

PALETTE TEA HOUSE Palette Tea House 彩籠 is a daring step into the reforming world of Chinese gastronomy. Founded by the Bay Areanative team of the established Koi Palace (1996) and revolutionary Dragon Beaux (2015), Palette Tea House 彩籠 is the product of over two decades of culinary talent, creativity, refinement, and experience. A palette, as simple as it seems, is what allows artists and craftsmen to create masterpieces and build legacies. With the same passion and imagination, the chefs and mixologists at Palette Tea House compose masterful recipes introducing premium ingredients, a deep knowledge of Chinese cuisine, and pairings with global influences. Each pleat of the fragile dumpling and every toss of the fierce wok, mirror the chef’s brush stroke on their canvas.

Decadent food. Elegant presentation. Bespoke service. Vibrant ambiance. Such praise from professional and casual food critics alike is earned each day through dedication to their craft. Palette Tea House offers a unique experience to San Francisco with its authentic background and integration of modern techniques. “It is our privilege to showcase Palette Tea House in the historical Ghirardelli Square of San Francisco. We warmly invite you for a culinary adventure not found anywhere else in the Bay Area.” - Dennis Leung, General Manager 900 North Point St Ste B201, San Francisco

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LUAU LOUNGE The Luau Lounge, with vast views of San Francisco bay and an authentic tiki bar, is Pier 39’s hidden gem. Enjoy waterfront dining and unwind with hand-crafted island cocktails. The classic tiki cocktail menu features fresh-squeezed libations like the original 1944 Mai Tai and vintage versions of the Pain Killer, Zombie and Tropical Itch. Reservations need not apply for Aloha Happy Hour, an inviting experience with live music weekly and luau-inspired appetizers. House specialties include traditional ahi poke, slow-roasted Hawaiian BBQ riblets, kalua pork tacos, hand-made pot stickers and coconut shrimp. The closest piece of glass to Alcatraz, the Luau Lounge is located at the end of Pier 39 behind its sister restaurant Players Sports Grill & Arcade. Open for lunch and dinner. For reservations or to book a larger private party, please call. Visit our website or follow special events on Facebook. Luau Lounge Pier 39, San Francisco

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HARBORVIEW RESTAURANT & BAR

This 2019 Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand establishment overlooks a stunning view of the San Francisco Bay. Harborview Restaurant & Bar boasts a sophisticated dining experience of authentic Cantonese-Chinese cuisine. The extensive menu is dedicated to fresh seafood, dim sum, and dinner with banquet tastings. Whether you want to feast on something traditional (Peking Duck or Salt & Pepper Dungeness Crab), or are ready to taste a modern iteration of a classic dish (Black Truffle & Kurobuta Pork Soup Dumplings), there is certainly something to impress for every palette. Complete your meal with a Hong Kong-style dessert, or relax with a glass of wine or carefully-crafted cocktail in the lounge. Four Embarcadero, Street Level

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NORTH BEACH RESTAURANT North Beach Restaurant has been serving authentic Tuscan cuisine for almost five decades. The generations of patrons include celebrities and politicians. The restaurant has come a long way from its beginnings. In 1970, Lorenzo Petroni and Chef Bruno Orsi bought a café with eight tables. The rest is history — the current North Beach Restaurant now seats 300 with a full bar. Customers have no shortage of favorites, including: fried calamari, spaghetti with vodka (their own specialty), and risotto con porcini (risotto with wild mushrooms). Top off your meal with their homemade tiramisu. North Beach Restaurant is open for lunch and dinner until 11:45 p.m. Valet parking is available.

BUENA VISTA As rich in history as the City itself, the Buena Vista Cafe has served warming libations and hearty meals along Fisherman’s Wharf since 1886. It later became a hangout for local newspapermen and City Hall officials, but is perhaps most famously known as home of the “original” Irish Coffee. The restaurant has welcomed celebrities and sports stars, and has featured in films and television. Today, “The BV” remains a welcoming favorite of locals and visitors, who enjoy the opportunity for convivial conversation with new friends met over shared tables. Still serving bountiful meals—all-day breakfasts, as well as lunch and dinner featuring fresh Dungeness crab in season—and of course, its famous Irish Coffee, the Buena Vista Café has become a celebrated and much-enjoyed San Francisco tradition. Open M–F 9 a.m.–2 a.m., Sa-Su 8 a.m.–2 a.m. All-day breakfast and full bar.

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ATTRACTIONS 415.379.8000. www.calacademy.org CALIFORNIA HISTORICAL SOCIETYCL003159 The CHS gallery in the Yerba Buena District hosts rotating exhibitions that reflect the environmental, economic, social, political and cultural heritage of California, plus a bookstore and community gathering space. 678 Mission St., 415.357.1848. www.californiahistoricalsociety.org CHILDREN’S CREATIVITY MUSEUMCL0043105 This hands-on, multimedia arts and technology experience for kids of all ages promotes 21st century skills— creativity, communication and collaboration—to inspire new ideas and a spirit of invention. 221 Fourth St., 415.820.3320. www.creativity.org H EXPLORATORIUMCL003168 This educational center offers an array of interactive scientific exhibits and hands-on displays that stimulate the senses and minds of everyone. They hope to help people "ask questions [and] question answers." Pier 15, 415.528.4444. www.exploratorium.edu GLBT HISTORY MUSEUMCL0072541 Celebrating 100 years of the San Francisco gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community’s history through dynamic exhibitions and programming, this museum is the only one of its kind in the U.S. and the second in the world. 4127 18th St., 415.621.1107. www.glbthistory.org

HAAS-LILIENTHAL HOUSE072541 This 1886 Queen Anne-style Victorian is the only intact private home of the period open regularly as a museum, complete with authentic furniture and artifacts. Museum only viewable by guided tour. 2007 Franklin St., 415.441.3000. www.haas-lilienthalhouse.org MUSEE MECANIQUEL0072541 Come see one of the world’s largest privately-owned collections of coin-operated mechanical music boxes and antique arcade games in working condition. Free admission. Pier 45 at Taylor St. on Fisherman’s Wharf, 415.346.2000. www.museemecaniquesf.com RANDALL MUSEUMCL0072541 The Randall Museum is a museum of science, nature and the arts as well as a San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department community learning center. Exhibits feature hands-on learning. Admission is free. 199 Museum Way, 415.554.9600. www.randallmuseum.org SAN FRANCISCO RAILWAY MUSEUMCL0072541 This museum near the Ferry Building celebrates the history of San Francisco rail transit with historic artifacts, displays, archival photography, historical interpretation and audio-visual exhibits. 77 Steuart St., 415.974.1948. www.streetcar.org/museum H WALT DISNEY FAMILY MUSEUMCL0065310 This museum tells the story of the man behind the Disney magic. The tale of Walt Disney comes to life in galleries with voice clips, home videos and family photographs.

104 Montgomery St. in the Presidio, 415.345.6800. www.waltdisney.org

SPORTS BATTER’S BOX SF072541 This 2,000-square-foot facility in the Presidio packs softball and baseball batting cages, all equipped with HD simulation pitching machines like the kind used by the pros. 933 Mason St., 707.412.8228. www.battersboxsf.com GOLDEN STATE WARRIORSCL004290 The Bay Area’s professional basketball team played in the Oracle Arena in Oakland for 48 years and now resides in the newly constructed Chase Center in San Francisco’s Mission Bay. Chase Center, Mission Bay Blocks 29-32, 510.986.2200. For tickets: 888.479.4667. www.nba.com/warriors PLANET GRANITECL009148 Located in the Presidio by the Golden Gate Bridge, this indoor climbing gym boasts 25,000 square feet of climbing terrain, a full fitness and cardio area and two yoga studios. 924 Mason St. in the Presidio, 415.692.3434. www.planetgranite.com SAN FRANCISCO 49ERSCL009148 The NFL team plays at the Levi’s Stadium, nearly two million square feet of cutting-edge technology, sustainable design, gourmet concessions and art exhibits. Visitors can take a tour and visit the 49ers Museum. 4900 Marie P. DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara, 415.464.9377. www.sf49ers.com

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTSCL0061578 One of the longest-established professional baseball teams, the 2010, 2012 and 2014 MLB World Series champions attract 3 million fans annually. Watch star players play ball at their home field, the waterfront Oracle Park. 24 Willie Mays Plaza, 415.972.2000. www.sfgiants.com TOUCHSTONE CLIMBINGCL004290 The Mission Cliffs location has 23,000 square feet of climbing. It also offers indoor cycling, yoga, a weight room and 2,000 square feet of bouldering. 2295 Harrison St., 415.550.0515. 2573 Third St., 415.800.8121. 520 20th St., Oakland, 510.452.2022. www.touchstoneclimbing.com

EXPLORE BAY CRUISES ALCATRAZ CRUISESCL0037412 This is the official concessioner for the National Park Service. See Alcatraz, one of San Francisco’s most popular visitor attractions, or take a combo tour of Alcatraz and Angel Island. Ticket booth: Pier 33, 415.981.7625. www.alcatrazcruises.com H BLUE & GOLD FLEETCL003718 Blue & Gold Fleet offers tours of the Bay and Alcatraz. A free multilanguage audio tour is available on select tours in nine languages. Tour requires a Wi-Fi enabled device. Tickets available at Pier 39, 415.705.8200. www.blueandgoldfleet.com RED AND WHITE FLEETCL003712 Founded in 1892, this historic fleet

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ATTRACTIONS is legendary for its breathtaking San Francisco cruises. Sail under the Golden Gate Bridge and around Alcatraz aboard the one-hour Golden Gate Bay Cruise. All tours depart from Pier 43 1/2, Fisherman’s Wharf, 415.673.2900. www.redandwhite.com

WHEEL FUN RENTALS037410 Wheel Fun Rentals offers the only free GPS-guided audio tour, and is the only rental company with “infinity shifting” bikes and free maps, safety equipment and locks. Pier 43 1/2, 415.770.1978. www.wheelfunrentals.com

WINE TASTING ON THE BAY03712 Explore the San Francisco Bay aboard the city’s only floating tasting room (named "Wine Therapy"). Sip from a large selection of California wines as well as beer and cocktails. Pier 39, 415.859.7052. www.winetastingonthebay.com

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BIKE RENTALS BAY CITY BIKE RENTALSCL0037410 Simply rent a bike here, or get to know San Francisco and Sausalito on a guided tour. Multiple locations. 501 Bay St., 415.346.2453. 1669 Haight St. 2661 Taylor St. www.baycitybike.com BAY WHEELS0 Explore San Francisco with Bay Wheels, a bike share system with docking stations around the Bay Area. Rides start at just $2. Requires the Lyft app. San Francisco and Bay Area, 855.480.2453. www.lyft.com/bikes/bay-wheels BLAZING SADDLESCL0037410 Bike on your own or take a tour with this biking company, offering locations at Fisherman’s Wharf, the Financial District and Union Square. 415.202.8888. www.blazingsaddles.com/ san-francisco

ACE PARKING Always find a place to park or a place to charge your electric vehicle with Ace Parking. Check the website for the closest locations near you. 855.223.7275. aceparking.com CITY RENT-A-CAR City Rent-A-Car offers a fleet of economy and luxury cars, convertibles, SUVs and vans. The company is open for rentals seven days a week with 24/7 return options. 349 Mason St., 415.359.1331. www.cityrentacar.com ENTERPRISE EXOTIC CAR COLLECTION From sports cars to sedans and SUVs, this is one of the largest selections of high-end vehicles from some of the world’s top luxury manufacturers. 233 Ellis St., 415.542.6023. SFO: 780 N. McDonnell Road, 650.933.0124. exoticcars.enterprise.com/en/ locations/san-francisco.html EXECUCAR This service offers private rides to and from the airport, business meetings or anywhere else. It serves SFO, OAK and SJC airports and offers black car service. 160 S. Linden Ave.

Reservations: 800.410.4444. Local: 650.246.2771. www.execucar.com PARK ‘N FLY The closest parking lot to the San Francisco International Airport, Park ‘N Fly offers valet parking, doorto-door shuttle service, luggage assistance and 24-hour security. 160 Produce Ave., South San Francisco, Lot Contact: 650.877.8438. Reservation Help: 800.325.4863. www.pnf.com SILVERCAR BY AUDI Rent Audis always with free premium features. For a slight fee, they will deliver and pick up anywhere in San Francisco. They have A4s, A5 Cabriolets and Q5 SUVs available. 230 Grant Ave., 415.890.5422. 237 Harbor Way, South San Francisco, 650.271.9846. www.silvercar.com SIXT RENT A CAR This company’s extensive fleet features a large selection of top brand vehicles in a range of styles. 2800 Leavenworth St., 415.306.5289. 550 O’Farrell St., 650.267.8210. 435 S. Airport Blvd., 415.658.9800. www.sixt.com TIDELINE WATER TAXICL0047251 Tideline Marine Group’s water-taxi service is an on-demand, all-weather, 24/7 alternative to driving or limited schedule ferry services. Small passenger boats pick up and transport between San Francisco and Berkeley. 415.339.0196. www.tidelinetickets.com

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION BART Bay Area Rapid Transit trains serve the city of San Francisco as well as San Francisco and Oakland International airports, Berkeley, Oakland and other Bay Area destinations. Trains run until midnight daily. 510.464.6000. www.bart.gov CABLE CARSCL0037154 These moving National Historic Landmarks run 6 am-12:30 am daily. Powell-Mason (line 59) and PowellHyde (line 60) run between Union Square and Fisherman’s Wharf; California (line 61) runs between Market Street and Van Ness Ave. 415.701.2311. www.sfmta.com/getting-around/ muni/cable-cars CALTRAIN Offering commuter rail service along the San Francisco Peninsula, through the South Bay to San Jose and Gilroy. 800.660.4287. www.caltrain.com MUNI Citywide bus and light-rail service. Muni Passports, good for unlimited rides for one, three or seven consecutive days, are available at the Visitor Information Center at the BART station on Powell and Market streets. 415.701.2311. www.sfmuni.com

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ATTRACTIONS helm (no sailing experience necessary) with a professional crew. Pier 39, Two Beach St., 415.990.9992. www.ACsailingSF.com ALL ABOUT CHINATOWN TOURSCL00C371L00371 This cultural, historical and culinary walking tour of Chinatown is one you won’t forget. It includes a look into architectural history, an herbal pharmacy and a fortune cookie factory. Tours depart from Old St. Mary’s Cathedral at 660 California St., 415.982.8839. www.allaboutchinatown.com AVITAL TOURS1 Visit some of the city’s best eateries and bars and take in the sights along the way as your guide shares engaging historical anecdotes. 415.355.4044. avitaltours.com/san-francisco BARBARY COAST TRAIL TOURS The Barbary Coast Trail is a 3.8-mile walk through the heart of historic San Francisco, marked by bronze medallions and arrows set in the sidewalk that lead to 20 of the city’s most important historic sites. 415.537.1105. sfhistory.org/barbary-coast-trail H BIG BUS TOURSCL0065219 Take a tour through San Francisco and learn about its rich history and culture aboard an open-top bus, hopping on and off at any of the 20 stops located throughout the city. Free one-hour Chinatown walking tour included with ticket purchase. 99 Jefferson St., 855.854.8687. www.bigbustours.com/en/ san-francisco

CITY KAYAK This company offers all the gear you need for a day on the bay, regardless of your ability level. Guided tours available. Pier 40, 415.294.1050. www.citykayak.com CRUISIN’ THE CASTRO TOURS Learn fascinating facts about San Francisco and its transformation into the world’s “gay mecca” on this fun and easy walking tour that explores one of the oldest and largest LGBTQ neighborhoods in the country. Tours meet at the Rainbow Flag pole near 400 Castro St., 415.550.8110. www.cruisinthecastro.com EDIBLE EXCURSIONS Epicurean concierge Lisa Rogovin offers intimate culinary excursions in San Francisco, Berkeley and Oakland for foodies looking to get a behind-the-scenes taste of the Bay Area’s remarkable food culture. 415.806.5970. www.edibleexcursions.net H ELECTRIC TOUR COMPANY SEGWAY TOURSCL0037124 Sign up for fully-guided Segway tours of Fisherman’s Wharf and the waterfront, Golden Gate Park, Chinatown and Lombard Street. One-on-one training is provided. Participants must be over 12 years of age and weigh 100-250 pounds. 757 Beach St., 415.474.3130. 82 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive. www.electrictourcompany.com FOODIE ADVENTURES Eat your way through the city’s neighborhoods. Enjoy Latin cuisine in the Mission, Italian in North Beach and Chinese in Chinatown.

888.498.2008. www.foodieadventures.com GOCAR TOURS0371 One-of-a-kind, GPS-equipped miniature cars offer fun guided tours of the city with recorded tales about the locations as you pass them. Hourly and daily rentals are available for licensed drivers ages 18 and older. 1331 Columbus Ave., 415.441.5695. www.gocarsf.com GOURMET WALKS Take a stroll in a foodie neighborhood and discover the city’s best food, chocolate and wine. The gourmet Chocolate Tour offers six tastings. 888.277.1796. www.gourmetwalks.com GRAY LINE OF SAN FRANCISCO Gray Line of San Francisco offers over 30 tours in the Bay Area and beyond, including Muir Woods and Sausalito, Napa and Sonoma, Yosemite National Park and more. Pier 41 Marine Terminal, 415.353.5310. 478 Post St. www.graylineofsanfrancisco.com HAIGHT ASHBURY FLOWER POWER WALKING TOUR Stroll through the music, art, architecture and fashion history of this famous neighborhood. Tour covers 12 blocks; advance purchase recommended, $20. Tour begins on Waller St. opposite the Stanyan Park Hotel. 888.832.0705. www.haightashburytour.com HOBNOB TOURS Explore Nob Hill, the Financial District, Chinatown, the Theater District and Union Square on

various walking tours from Hobnob Tours. They promise no hills! Reservations required. 650.814.6303. www.hobnobtours.com HORNBLOWER CLASSIC CABLE CARS TOURS Classic cable cars are available for tours or private events. Find tours of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and other top attractions as well as private charters. 844.922.2532. www.classiccablecar.com H JELLY BELLY FACTORY TOURSCL002465 Self-guided and guided tours are available at the Jelly Belly Factory. Learn the secrets behind the company’s famous candy making and try samples of jelly beans. One Jelly Belly Lane, Fairfield, 800.953.5592. www.jellybelly.com H LUCKY TUK TUKCL002465 Get up close and personal with San Francisco in these electric tuk tuks, or modern-day rickshaws that go where buses can't. Daily tours include the craft beer crawl and Ultimate SF tour. Private tours also available. Pick-up locations: Jefferson Street. at Taylor Street in Fisherman's Wharf and Post St. at Powell St. in Union Square. 415.851.9190. lucky-tuk-tuk.com MAGIC BUS039481 The Magic Bus is a fantasy theatrical tour through San Francisco during the 1960s. It combines theater, film, music and sightseeing to explore San Francisco during the Summer of Love. Proceeds from the tour

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support Antenna Theater. 855.969.6244. www.magicbussf.com ORACLE PARK TOURCL0039481 Oracle Park offers tours where you can walk through the places only the players and coaches go, including the Giants’ dugout, the visitors’ clubhouse and the field. 24 Willie Mays Plaza, 415.972.2400. www.mlb.com/giants/ballpark/tours

H SAN FRANCISCO HELICOPTER TOURSCL003712 These narrated tours offer bird’s-eye views of the city and popular attractions such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and more. Complimentary pick up from Fisherman’s Wharf, Union Square and Nob Hill. All tours depart from the Executive Terminal at SFO, 800.400.2404; 650.635.4500. www.sfhelicopters.com

PRECITA EYES MURAL TOURSCL003712 The Precita Eyes Mural Arts & Visitors Center organizes a variety of artist-led cultural and historical walking tours. Explore six blocks of gorgeous murals and the stories behind them. 2981 24th St., 415.285.2287. www.precitaeyes.org/tours.html

SAN FRANCISCO MOVIE TOURS81 Watch clips from dozens of movies shot in San Francisco (including "Vertigo," "Mrs. Doubtfire" and "The Princess Diaries") as you pass the actual film locations on this bus tour. 888.217.1871. www.sanfranciscomovietours.com

SAN FRANCISCO ARCHITECTURE WALKING TOUR039481 Knowledgeable and friendly guide Rick Evans leads a two-hour tour of San Francisco’s most famous downtown buildings, unique open spaces and historic landmarks. Reservations required. Tours begin in the lobby of the Galleria Park Hotel, 191 Sutter St. Text only: 415.264.8824. www.architecturesf.com

SAN FRANCISCO WHALE TOURS039481 Journey to the Farallon Islands, where whales migrate through the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary. If no whales are spotted, the next trip is free. Advanced purchase required. Pier 39, 415.706.7364. www.sanfranciscowhaletours.com

SAN FRANCISCO CITY GUIDESCL00371 Volunteers sponsored by the San Francisco Public Library lead free neighborhood tours. There’s a tour for every interest or passion, including Alfred Hitchcock’s San Francisco and a Golden Gate Bridge walk. 415.557.4266. www.sfcityguides.org

H SEAPLANE ADVENTURESCL004191 Get a bird’s-eye view of the city and the bay on this flying tour, which takes passengers soaring above the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco skyline, Alcatraz and the coastline. 242 Redwood Highway, Mill Valley, 415.332.4843. www.seaplane.com

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WINE COUNTRY electric scooter tour. These powerful, easy-to-ride e-scooters allow riders to cover more ground than on foot. 757 Beach St., 415.523.1300. 82 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive. sfscooteradventures.com SKYLINE SIGHTSEEING The tours on these open-top, vintage double-decker buses feature live guides. The downtown loop is hop-on, hop-off, and tickets are valid for 48 hours. Also find tours of Alcatraz, Muir Woods and Sausalito, Napa and Sonoma, Bay Cruises and other attractions. 2724 Taylor St. www.sightseeingworld.com

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STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO BIKING TOURS Go off the beaten tourist track on rides of 9-18 miles to areas where the locals work and live, like the Richmond, SoMa and the city’s most highly trafficked bike route, The Wiggle. 415.448.7673. www.sosfbiketours.com URBAN HIKER SAN FRANCISCO039481 Get in a workout while taking advantage of San Francisco’s great hiking within city limits. Trek hills, stairways and trails and take in history, nature and incredible views. 415.669.4453. www.urbanhikersf.com WOK WIZ CHINATOWN WALKING TOURS039481 Experience the herbal shops, open markets and historic quarters with expert native guides. Participate in a tea ceremony and sample dim sum. Reservations required. 650.355.9657. www.wokwiz.com

VISITOR CENTERS H MARIN CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAUCL003918 Visitors information on where to stay, who to meet, things to do and places to explore in Marin County. One Mitchell Blvd., San Rafael, 415.925.2060. www.visitmarin.org PRECITA EYES MURAL ARTS & VISITORS CENTER039481 Precita Eyes is a multipurpose, community-based arts organization and the starting point for tours encompassing more than 80 murals in an eight-block walk in the Mission District. 2981 24th St., 415.285.2287. www.precitaeyes.org PRESIDIO VISITOR CENTER9481 The Presidio Visitor Center is home to a large-scale Presidio model with touch screens, a calendar on a video wall and an interactive digital table depicting two centuries of history. 210 Lincoln Blvd., 415.561.4323. www.presidio.gov/places/ presidio-visitor-center TUOLUMNE COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU Tuolumne County is the place for Yosemite explorations, Gold Country discoveries and High Sierra adventures, just two and a half hours east of the San Francisco Bay Area. 193 S. Washington St., Sonora, 800.446.1333. www.visittuolumne.com H VISIT BERKELEY00391CL003918 Less than a 30-minute drive from San Francisco, Berkeley is your destination for arts and culture, with over 100 cultural arts organiza-

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tions, and for dining, with more than 350 restaurants citywide. University of California, Berkeley serves as the city's "Central Park." 2030 Addison St., Berkeley, 510.549.7040. www.visitberkeley.com H VISIT CALISTOGA00391CL003918 Part of Napa Valley, Calistoga offers a plethora of stunning wineries and restaurants to enjoy. Of particular note are the famous geothermal hot springs that visitors love for relaxing. Other attractions include the Twin Pine Casino and Petrified Forest. 1133 Washington St., Calistoga, 707.942.6333. visitcalistoga.com H VISIT CONCORD00391CL003918 Concord, California blends natural beauty, outdoor recreation and more for a unique Northern California experience. Visit Mt. Diablo for hiking, discover a thriving craft beer culture or make an excursion into wine country. 2280 Diamond Blvd., Suite 200, Concord, 925.685.1182. www.visitconcordca.com

WINE COUNTRY DINING AD HOCCL0034501 Opened by one of the most celebrated chefs in the country, Napa’s own Thomas Keller, Ad Hoc offers a four-course, family-style menu, changing daily and inspired by the comfort food of Keller’s childhood. 6476 Washington St., Yountville, 707.944.2487. www.thomaskeller.com/adhoc

BARNDIVACL00570 The perfect combination of barnyard and beauty, Barndiva serves delicious, locally sourced food and drink in an exquisite modern barn setting. With an impressive wine and cocktail list, the colorful barn-turned-restaurant attracts a lively crowd at night. 231 Center St., Healdsburg, 707.431.0100. www.barndiva.com BOUCHON BISTRO More relaxed than the French Laundry but stemming from the same culinary tradition, Bouchon is the place to find quality French meals. Bouchon takes its name from what are traditionally cozy French eateries. 6534 Washington St., Yountville, 707.944.8037. www.thomaskeller.com/ bouchonyountville THE FRENCH LAUNDRY Chef Thomas Keller’s staff serves contemporary French cuisine. Order one of two multiple-course chef ’s tasting menus, including a vegetarian option. Reservations are taken up to two months in advance. 6640 Washington St., Yountville, 707.944.2380. www.frenchlaundry.com THE GIRL & THE FIG Country French cuisine showcasing fresh regional ingredients, a nice selection of artisanal cheeses and the “Rhone Alone” wine list make this a singularly pleasurable dining experience at Sonoma Plaza. 110 W. Spain St., Sonoma, 707.938.3634. www.thegirlandthefig.com

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WINE COUNTRY GOTT’S ROADSIDE Gott’s Roadside serves up worth-waiting-in-line-for classic American food. The burgers, fries and shakes are the best quick-eats around, and the gourmet salads, sandwiches, seafood offerings and wine list add a touch of class. 933 Main St., St. Helena, 707.963.3486. 644 First St., Napa, 707.224.6900. One Ferry Building, 415.318.3423. www.gottsroadside.com MODEL BAKERY For more than 90 years, this historic bakery has remained true to producing fresh and organic artisan treats daily, ranging from signature breads, like Pain Levain, to delicious morning cinnamon buns. 644 First St., Napa, 707.259.1128. 1357 Main St., St. Helena, 707.963.8192. www.themodelbakery.com MORIMOTOL007489 Food Network’s Iron Chef America’s star Masaharu Morimoto’s first West Coast restaurant showcases the renowned chef’s distinct culinary style, which seamlessly integrates Asian and Western ingredients with traditional Japanese techniques. 610 Main St., Napa, 707.252.1600. www.morimotonapa.com SPOONBARCL007381 Named for “Spoonfall,” a dramatic and whimsical outdoor water sculpture of 3,500 espresso spoons, this restaurant is located in the LEED Gold-certified H2hotel. Expect excellent modern food and cocktails from an experienced culinary team. 219 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg, 707.433.7222. www.spoonbar.com

SHOPPING OXBOW PUBLIC MARKETCL0034501 Visit this gourmet mall for the freshest local ingredients and order from the independent eateries offering elevated takes on classics. Enjoy on the patio overlooking the Napa River. 610 & 644 First St., Napa, 707.226.6529. www.oxbowpublicmarket.com V MARKETPLACE This wine country destination is home to several boutiques, art galleries, restaurants and gift shops where you can find gourmet foods, jewelry, and clothing. 6525 Washington St., Yountville, 707.944.2451. www.vmarketplace.com

TOURS & ATTRACTIONS BIN 415 Bin 415 offers excursions hosted by a certified sommelier to wineries in Napa and Sonoma. Bin 415 also offers tours throughout San Francisco, Sausalito, Muir Woods and the Pacific Coast Highway. 415.851.5711. www.bin415.com CIA AT COPIA The Culinary Institute of America at Copia offers cooking classes, and a home goods store with an indoor/ outdoor event space. The Restaurant at CIA Copia offers Mediterraneaninspired California cuisine. 500 First St., Napa, 707.967.2500. www.ciaatcopia.com DI ROSA CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ARTCL0063741 On these 217 rolling acres, about

2,000 works of art by more than 800 artists make up what is considered the most significant collection of Bay Area art in the world. 5200 Sonoma Highway, Napa, 707.226.5991. www.dirosaart.org H GREEN MUSIC CENTERCL004561 Located on the Sonoma State University campus, this is a worldclass indoor-outdoor music complex hosting performances by symphonies and renowned artists like Itzhak Perlman, Yo Yo Ma and many more. 1801 E. Cotati Ave., Rohnert Park, 707.664.4246. gmc.sonoma.edu MA(I)SONRYCL00586 This historic building is now part of RH | Yountville and has been converted into a two-story wine vault. Also offers trellis-covered outdoor living rooms for sipping limited-production wines. 6711 Washington St., Yountville, 707.339.4654. www.maisonry.com NAPA VALLEY MUSEUMCL003917 The Napa Valley Museum, located just 15 minutes north of Napa, features changing art exhibits and a permanent history display. There are picnic tables on-site. 55 Presidents Circle, Yountville, 707.944.0500. www.napavalleymuseum.org H NAPA VALLEY WINE TRAINCL003918 Passengers sip select Napa Valley wines and indulge in gourmet cuisine as they ride past vineyards on these three-hour lunch and dinner tours aboard restored Pullman coaches. Reservations recommended. 1275 McKinstry St., Napa, 800.427.4124; 707.253.2111. www.winetrain.com

THE PETRIFIED FOREST Geologists call this one of the finest examples of a Pliocene fossil forest in the world. Author Robert Louis Stevenson even wrote about it in his book “Silverado Squatters.” 4100 Petrified Forest Road, Calistoga, 707.942.6667. www.petrifiedforest.org

WINERIES ANDRETTI WINERYCL003817 Famed auto racer Mario Andretti is a co-founder of this winery. The 3,000 square-foot Italian country villa offers wine education classes, a formal dining room and more. 4162 Big Ranch Road, Napa, 707.259.6777. www.andrettiwinery.com ARROWOOD VINEYARDS & WINERYCL0038172 Award-winning wines here include Chardonnay, Viognier and Cabernet Sauvignon. The tasting room is located in a charming New England-style farmhouse. Tours by appointment. 14347 Sonoma Highway, Glen Ellen, 707.935.2600. www.arrowoodvineyards.com ARTESA WINERYCL003817 Founded by a Catalan family that has been hand-crafting wines since the 16th century, this Carneros winery focuses on producing small, ultra-premium lots. Tours and tasting room open daily. 1345 Henry Road, Napa, 707.224.1668. www.artesawinery.com B.R. COHNCL003810 Specializing in estate-grown Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot wines, this hillside winery also pro-

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duces award-winning olive oils and vinegars. Tours by appointment. 15000 Sonoma Highway, Glen Ellen, 707.938.4064. www.brcohn.com BEAULIEU VINEYARDCL0038174 This more than 100-year-old winery is the production site for the flagship Cabernet Sauvignon. A French winemaker founded Beaulieu to produce wine rivaling France’s. 1960 St. Helena Highway, Rutherford, 707.257.5749. www.bvwines.com BEHRENS FAMILY WINERY The Behrens Family Winery produces small lot wines. They work with small, interesting and low-yielding vineyard sites to create unique wines that speak for themselves. Winery: 4078 Spring Mountain Road, St. Helena, 707.963.1774. Tastings: 917.842.0976. behrensfamilywinery.com BENZIGER FAMILY WINERYCL0038176 This family winery specializes in award-winning Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc. All wines are certified sustainable, organic or biodynamic. Tastings and tours open to the public. 1883 London Ranch Road, Glen Ellen, 888.490.2739. www.benziger.com BERINGER VINEYARDSCL003817 Beringer is known for its Cabernet Sauvignons and bold, oaky Chardonnays. The facility includes a gift shop that offers kitchen and home accessories. Tours are available. 2000 Main St., St. Helena, 707.257.5771. www.beringer.com

BUENA VISTA WINERYCL00381 This California Historic Landmark offers world-class Cabernets, Pinot Noirs, Chardonnays and Zinfandels. Tasting room open seven days a week. Reservations recommended. 18000 Old Winery Road, Sonoma, 800.926.1266. www.buenavistawinery.com CAKEBREAD CELLARSCL00381 A Napa Green Certified Winery since 2008, this winery is an enthusiastic advocate of pairing food with wine. Cakebread Cabernets and Chardonnays are well-known and delicious. Tastings by appointment. 8300 St. Helena Highway, Rutherford, 800.588.0298. www.cakebread.com CALMÉRE ESTATE WINERY493 This winery showcases the terroirs of Carneros through varietals like Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Enjoy stunning views of the Bay here. 2750 Las Amigas Road, Napa, 707.302.1160. www.calmereestate.com CHARLES KRUGCL007493 Since opening in 1861, Charles Krug winery has produced award-winning Cabernets and renowned Sauvignon Blanc. Tasting room open daily. 2800 Main St., St. Helena, 800.682.5784. www.charleskrug.com CHATEAU MONTELENA WINERYCL003815 This Napa winery earned international recognition at the 1976 Tasting of Paris and still produces great wine. 1429 Tubbs Lane, Calistoga, 707.942.5105. www.montelena.com

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WINE COUNTRY CHATEAU ST. JEANCL003817 Founded in 1973, Chateau St. Jean specializes in white varietals, including Chardonnay, Fumé Blanc, Riesling and Gewürztraminer, and is the home of the iconic Cinq Cépages. 8555 Sonoma Highway, Kenwood, 707.257.5784. www.chateaustjean.com CLIFF LEDE VINEYARDSCL00381 Known for its Poetry Cabernet Sauvignon, this Stags Leap District winery pours its releases in a craftsman-style tasting room, where guests sip wines paired with canapes. 1473 Yountville Cross Road, Yountville, 707.944.8642. www.cliffledevineyards.com CLINE CELLARSCL003819 This small-production winery produces Rhone varietals and Zinfandel from some of the oldest vines in California. The 1850s farmhouse is surrounded by warm mineral springs and dozens of rose bushes. 24737 Arnold Drive, Sonoma, 800.546.2070. www.clinecellars.com CLOS DU BOISCL0038190 Chardonnay, Cabernet and Merlot are the most popular selections at this large Alexander Valley winery. A picnic area overlooks the vineyards. 19410 Geyserville Ave., Geyserville, 800.222.3189. www.closdubois.com CLOS DU VALCL006902 This winery is known for its Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Its first vintage Cabernet was one of only six California cabs selected for the now-legendary 1976 Paris tasting. 5330 Silverado Trail,

Napa, 707.261.5212. www.closduval.com CUVAISON WINERYCL0036458 The rolling hills of the Carneros Estate vineyards surround this tasting room. Seated tastings are offered by appointment, featuring Carneros and Estate Selection wines and stunning views of the vineyards. 1221 Duhig Road, Napa, 707.942.2455. www.cuvaison.com DOMAINE CARNEROSCL0038192 Champagne’s famed Tattinger family founded this winery. The Le Reve sparkling wine is compared to the top Cuvees from Champagne. 1240 Duhig Road, Napa, 800.716.2788. www.domainecarneros.com DRY CREEK VINEYARDCL0038194 Dry Creek Vineyard was the first winery to reopen in the Dry Creek Valley after Prohibition. The flagship varietal is Fumé Blanc, and signature wines include Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay, Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon. 3770 Lambert Bridge Road, Healdsburg, 800.864.9463. www.drycreekvineyard.com ETUDE WINES In addition to its widely acclaimed Carneros Pinot Noir and Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Etude has also developed a loyal following for Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc and Merlot. 1250 Cuttings Wharf Road, Napa, 707.257.5782. www.etudewines.com FAR NIENTECL0038196 The winery so committed to quality that it only produces one Chardonnay

and one Cabernet Sauvignon each year is open to the public. Tours and tastings by appointment only. 1350 Acacia Drive, Oakville, 707.944.2861. www.farniente.com FERRARI-CARRANO VINEYARDS AND WINERY493 This winery is home to world-class wines and five acres of awardwinning gardens (including over 10,000 tulips and daffodils in the spring). Taste in the Villa Fiore Wine Shop or the underground cellar for reserve and limited-release wines. 8761 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg, 707.433.6700. www.ferrari-carano.com FOPPIANO VINEYARDSCL003819 This winery is proud to be the oldest continuously family-owned winery in Sonoma County. Foppiano specializes in reds, especially Petite Syrah and Cabernet. Tours by appointment. 12707 Old Redwood Highway, Healdsburg, 707.433.7272. www.foppiano.com FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA WINERYCL004089 Celebrate at this winery in the heart of picturesque Alexander Valley. Sip from more than 40 wines produced on site and eat authentic, Neapolitanstyle pizzas and wood-grilled meats. 300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville, 707.857.1471. www.francisfordcoppolawinery.com FREEMARK ABBEY WINERYCL003910 Located where Josephine Marlin Tychson became the first woman to run a winery in 1886, Freemark Abbey produces Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Sangiovese and more. 3022 St. Helena Highway N,

St. Helena, 800.963.9698. www.freemarkabbey.com GRGICH HILLS ESTATECL0039106 Miljenko “Mike” Grgich gained international recognition in 1976 when his Chateau Montelena Chardonnay was named the best white wine in the world. 1829 St. Helena Highway, Rutherford, 707.963.2784. www.grgich.com GUNDLACH BUNDSCHUCL0039107 After more than 150 years, the sixth generation of this wine-growing family still produces quality estategrown-and-bottled Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon. 2000 Denmark St., Sonoma, 707.938.5277. www.gunbun.com HALL WINESCL004912 This winery plants twice as many vines per acre in comparison to traditional practices, resulting in smaller vines that produce richer and more concentrated wines. 401 St. Helena Highway S, St. Helena, 707.967.2626. www.hallwines.com HAMEL FAMILY WINES Hamel Family Wines offers limitedproduction premium Bordeaux blends in its stunning wine caves. The vineyards are farmed with organic and biodynamic practices. 15401 Sonoma Highway, Sonoma, 707.996.5800. www.hamelfamilywines.com

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INGLENOOK CHATEAUCL00391 Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola’s team produces five estate wines on this 19th-century estate using certified organic grapes. 1991 St. Helena Highway, Rutherford, 707.968.1100. www.inglenook.com J VINEYARDS & WINERYCL00391 J Vineyards produces a vintage Brut plus a selection of still wines (notably Pinot Noir) from its Russian River Valley vineyards. Food and wine pairings are offered in the tasting room. 11447 Old Redwood Highway, Healdsburg, 707.431.3646. www.jwine.com JARVIS ESTATE Jarvis is the first winery built entirely underground and known for its estate grown Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot and more. 2970 Monticello Road, Napa, 707.255.5280. www.jarviswines.com JCBCL005219 This tasting room and lounge offers the JCB collection of rare, numbered-edition wines crafted by Jean-Charles Boisset. 707.934.8237. The Ritz-Carlton, 600 Stockton St. 849 Zinfandel Lane, St. Helena. 6505 Washington St., Yountville. 320 Center St., Healdsburg. www.jcbwines.com KENZO ESTATECL0069804 Kenzo Estate is Napa’s only winery with a tasting menu from famed chef Thomas Keller. The winery produces beautiful varieties of

Cabernet Sauvignon. Tours and tastings by appointment. 3200 Monticello Road, Napa, 877.977.7704. www.kenzoestate.com KUNDE ESTATE WINERY & VINEYARDSCL003917 Located in the Sonoma Valley, the family’s scenic 1,850-acre sustainably farmed estate has been managed by five generations since 1904. The winery specializes in Chardonnay, Cabernet and more. 9825 Sonoma Highway, Kenwood, 707.833.5501. www.kunde.com MERRYVALE VINEYARDSCL0069541 The first winery built in Napa Valley following the repeal of Prohibition, Merryvale’s tasting room offers the opportunity to try unique, limited production wines and a variety of menus to suit any palate. 1000 Main St., St. Helena, 707.963.7777. www.merryvale.com NAPA CELLARS039124 Napa Cellars’ tasting room pours varietals from three sister wineries: Napa Cellars, Folie à Deux and Ménage à Trois. Relax on the winery’s patio, bring a picnic and enjoy one of the award-winning varietals. 7481 St. Helena Highway S, Oakville, 800.535.6400. www.napacellars.com OPUS ONE WINERYCL0039127 A joint venture between Baron Philippe de Rothschild and Robert Mondavi led to the creation of Opus One, the highly-prized, limitededition wine blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Cabernet

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WINE COUNTRY Franc, Merlot and Malbec. 7900 St. Helena Highway, Oakville, 707.944.9442. www.opusonewinery.com PEJU PROVINCE WINERYCL0039128 Known for its legendary Cabernet Sauvignon, Peju Province produces many award-winning varietals. 8466 St. Helena Highway, Rutherford, 800.446.7358. www.peju.com PLUMPJACK WINERYCL003910 The winery is best known for its highly rated Cabernet Sauvignons, though its other varietals are also worth a taste. The visitors center includes a patio with scenic views. 620 Oakville Cross Road, Napa, 707.945.1220. plumpjackwinery.com PRISONER WINE COMPANY493 The Prisoner Wine Company, known for its wine blends and thoughtprovoking label designs, has a tasting room in Napa Valley. The tasting lounge creates an experience free from the traditional pomp and circumstance of wine tasting. 1178 Galleron Road, St. Helena, 877.283.5934. www.theprisonerwinecompany.com ROBERT MONDAVI WINERYCL003914 A full selection of Mondavi wines is available for tasting in the Vineyard room, while the To Kalon room pours reserves and limited-production wines. Reservations recommended. 7801 St. Helena Highway, Oakville, 888.766.6328. www.robertmondaviwinery.com ROMBAUER VINEYARDSCL003916 Founder Koerner Rombauer’s greataunt was Irma Rombauer, author of

“The Joy of Cooking.” This smallproduction winery produces ultrapremium Chardonnays, Cabernet Sauvignons, Zinfandels and Merlots. Tastings by appointment. 3522 Silverado Trail N, St. Helena, 866.280.2582. www.rombauervineyards.com ROUND POND ESTATE WINERYCL003918 This winery joins a fabulous olive mill and features a stunning wine tasting room with dramatic views where you can enjoy the worldclass Cabernet Sauvignons and Sauvignon Blancs. 875 Rutherford Road, Rutherford, 707.302.2575. www.roundpond.com SCHUG CARNEROS ESTATE WINERYCL0039140 This winery’s Pinot Noir is internationally acclaimed. The picnic tables situated behind its German-style chalet offer great views of the valley. Tours by appointment. Winery: 602 Bonneau Road, Sonoma, 707.939.9363. Tasting Room: 452 First St. E, Sonoma, 707.343.1255. www.schugwinery.com SCRIBE WINERY Scribe Winery is a photographer’s dream, with sun-dappled hills, colorful wildflowers and even a wooden swing. The wine, made with wild yeasts, is solid and includes varietals like Riesling, Chardonnay, Syrah and Pinot Noir. 2100 Denmark St., Sonoma, 707.939.1858. www.scribewinery.com

SEBASTIANI VINEYARDS & WINERYCL003914 One of Northern California’s oldest winemaking families—the first vineyard was cleared in 1825— produces a broad range of wine with grapes from seven Sonoma regions. 389 Fourth St. E, Sonoma, 707.933.3230. www.sebastiani.com SEGHESIO FAMILY VINEYARDSCL0039142 This long-standing Italian family winery produces top-notch Zinfandel and Sangiovese on 400 acres. 700 Grove St., Healdsburg, 707.433.3579. www.seghesio.com ST. SUPERY ESTATE VINEYARDS & WINERYCL0039146 Family-owned and sustainably farmed, this winery offers an art gallery, scenic grounds, tours and handson interactive wine experiences (offered daily by appointment). 8440 St. Helena Highway, Rutherford, 707.963.4507. www.stsupery.com STAG’S LEAP WINE CELLARSCL0039147 Best known for its estate Cabernet Sauvignons, this winery gained recognition in 1976, when its SLV Cabernet Sauvignon was judged the best red wine in the world at the Paris Tasting. 5766 Silverado Trail, Napa, 707.944.2020. www.cask23.com STAGS’ LEAP WINERYCL0039148 Not to be confused with Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars (the name and apostrophe placement were the subject of a legal battle), the winery produces Rhone varietals and Cabernet

Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Merlot. 6150 Silverado Trail, Napa, 707.257.5790. www.stagsleap.com STERLING VINEYARDSCL003914 Take in exceptional panoramic views of Napa Valley on an aerial tram ride to this winery’s visitor center. The winery specializes in Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and more. 1111 Dunaweal Lane, Calistoga, 800.726.6136. www.sterlingvineyards.com TREFETHEN FAMILY VINEYARDSCL003910 This local vineyard is familyowned and provides wine tours, tastings and events with unique guest experiences. 1160 Oak Knoll Ave., Napa, 866.895.7696. www.trefethen.com TRINCHERO NAPA VALLEYCL003915 The Trinchero family is best known for their Cabernet Sauvignon. Visitors can taste small-lot, single-vineyard wines, sample food and wine pairings and enjoy behind-thescenes barrel tastings in the wine cave. 3070 N. St. Helena Highway, St. Helena, 707.963.1160. www.trincheronapavalley.com WENTE VINEYARDSCL00685 The country’s oldest continuously operating family-owned winery offers wine tastings, vineyard and garden tours, educational workshops, an upscale restaurant and a scenic 18-hole championship golf course. 5050 Arroyo Road, Livermore, 925.456.2405. www.wentevineyards.com

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Bloomingdale’s ......................................... p.9 SHOPPING DESTINATIONS

Anchorage Square .................................p.61 Ghirardelli Square .................................. p.59 Royal Hawaiian Center ......................... p.73 Stanford Shopping Center. .................. p.23 Westfield San Francisco Centre. ......... p.17 DISPENSARIES

Vapor Room..............................................p.75 HOME & DESIGN

Antique Traders.......................................p.67 ATYS ........................................................p.64 Needlepoint Inc .................................... p.62 JEWELRY

Lang Antique & Estate Jewelry................... ..........................................Inside Front Cover Na Hoku Jewelry. .................................... p.13 Shreve & Co ................. Back Cover, p.3, 67 LINGERIE

Eres .......................................................... p.57 APPAREL

Alden Shoe Co........................................p.60

MUSEUMS & GALLERIES ART GALLERIES

Biordi. ........................................................ p.19 Chloe Gallery Modern & Contemporary....... ............................ ......p.63 Christopher-Clark Fine Art .................... p.5 CK Contemporary ................................... p.15 Martin Lawrence Galleries ...................p.69 Meyerovich Gallery ................................. p.71 Michael Fine Arts & Antiques ............. p.27 Montague Gallery ............................ p.21, 67 San Francisco Art Exchange .............. .p.55 ...........................................Inside Back Cover

STEAK

Bob’s Steak & Chop House................. p. 87 Harris’ Steakhouse ....................... p. 97, 100 Morton’s Steakhouse............................. p.93 BAY AREA

Visit Berkeley ......................................... p.25 Visit Concord....................... ................... p.77 Visit Marin ................................................. p.51

ENTERTAINMENT BARS

Luau Lounge...... ............................. p.91, 103 Players Sports Grill & Arcade..............p. 91

ATTRACTIONS ATTRACTIONS & SIGHTS

Exploratorium ........................................p.107 Pier 39 .................................................... p.105 TOURS & RENTALS

Big Bus San Francisco ........................ p.109 Blue & Gold Fleet....................................p.111 Electric Tour Company Segway Tours..p.113 Jelly Belly Factory .................................p.112 Lucky Tuk Tuk .........................................p.115 San Francisco Helicopters ...................p.112 Seaplane Tours .......................................p.117

WINE COUNTRY TOURS & ATTRACTIONS

Calistoga Chamber of Commerce......p.117 Green Music Center .............................. p.65 Napa Valley Wine Train ........................ p.52

MUSEUMS

Walt Disney Family Museum ............... p.72

DINING AMERICAN

Alexander’s Group.. ......................... ......p.79 Beach Chalet Brewery & Restaurant . p.83 Buena Vista Café.................................. p.104 Cliff House ............................................... p.89 E & O Kitchen & Bar .............................. p.95 John’s Grill........................................ p.54, 99 La Mar Cebicheria Peruana ....................p.7 One Market Restaurant ........................ p.93

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Harborview Restaurant & Bar ........... p.104 Palette Tea House ................................. p102 FRENCH / VIETNAMESE

Le Colonial............................................... p.85 ITALIAN

Café Zoetrope .......................................p.103 North Beach Restaurant..............p. 81, 104

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Lincoln Park Steps WHILE YOU CAN FIND A POT OF GOLD AT THE END OF A RAINBOW, AT THE END OF CALIFORNIA STREET YOU’LL FIND A MAGNIFICENT BEAUX ARTS-INSPIRED TILED MOSAIC. NESTLED AT THE FOOT OF A STEEP

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