I left my heart in San Francisco… This undulating and dynamic city is made up of so many distinctive neighborhoods. Here's an insider's guide to San Francisco by SCOUT's own Deb Johns.
From Russian Hill and Nob Hill to The Mission and Hayes Valley... and then on to The Marina, Noma, and North Beach (and don't forget Chinatown, Dog Patch and Soma!), San Francisco is a cultural cacophony that exudes attitude and charisma. The hills will sculpt your calf muscles and the cable cars will take you to the stars in style. Let's go home to the city by the bay...
Right in the heart of the action on Sutter Street.
Some of the freshest, most creative food in America…fusions and twists enhance global and California Fare…too many good ones to choose…
Aaron London, chef of the Best New Restaurant in the USA by Bon Appetit.
State Bird and Provision
Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski, chefs/owners. From the dim sum to the tasting menu…both fabulous!
Chris Cosentino presents an amazing meat-centric menu.
Dine on the Sesame Fried Chicken at this Mission District hot spot. Foreign Cinema shows films projected on the wall of its outdoor patio where the audio is made available through vintage drive-in theater speakers next to the dining tables.
Memorable breakfast. Get in line early!
Eat in or take away…the biscuits are the size of cat heads!
A North Beach staple. Don't miss the raisin focaccia!
Located on Fillmore Street. Bohemian gifts, clothing and interiors.
East and west coast boutique filled with on-trend, high-end women’s clothing & accessories located on Fillmore Street.
MAC Modern Appealing Clothing
Two locations, Dogpatch and Hayes Valley.
Eden & Eden
Located on Jackson Street in the Financial District…Vintage and new clothing and accessories with British flair.
Bakery and candy shop…pure confection! Located in Hayes Valley.
The Ferry Building
Home to dining, shopping, sunning and sea lion watching!
De Young Museum
Home to the Oscar de la Renta Show through May 2016. Also, check out the view from the rooftop!
Clarion Alley Murals
Walk or drive the curviest street in America.
A city so inspiring we named a pattern after it!