Guidebook for San Francisco

Shayla
Guidebook for San Francisco

Food Scene

One of the best restaurants in SF, veggie options, organic, local, humanely raised and treated animals. Love the green papaya salad.
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OTD
2232 Bush Street
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One of the best restaurants in SF, veggie options, organic, local, humanely raised and treated animals. Love the green papaya salad.
One of my favorite restaurants. Organic Vegan Mexican. Everything is amazing here. Same owners as Cafe Gratitude, and friends of ours.
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Gracias Madre
2211 Mission Street
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One of my favorite restaurants. Organic Vegan Mexican. Everything is amazing here. Same owners as Cafe Gratitude, and friends of ours.
Great Organic vegan food.
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Millennium
5912 College Avenue
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Great Organic vegan food.
Vegetarian, Gourmet not vegan or "healthy." This was the restaurant that took vegetarian food out of hippydom and into fine dining. The have a take out counter for breakfast and lunch for a fraction
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Greens
2 Marina Blvd
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Vegetarian, Gourmet not vegan or "healthy." This was the restaurant that took vegetarian food out of hippydom and into fine dining. The have a take out counter for breakfast and lunch for a fraction
Vegan chinese food, can walk from our house.
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Loving Hut Vegan Restaurant
524 Irving St
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Vegan chinese food, can walk from our house.
One of the best bakeries. Gluten free options, cage free eggs. Best cake in the City = Salted Caramel Chocolate Cake. daily pizzas, breads, scones and muffins. Worker owned, also on Valencia St.
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Arizmendi Bakery
1331 9th Avenue
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One of the best bakeries. Gluten free options, cage free eggs. Best cake in the City = Salted Caramel Chocolate Cake. daily pizzas, breads, scones and muffins. Worker owned, also on Valencia St.
Great splurge on the waterfront in the Ferry Plaza building. Organic California - Vietnamese fusion. Organic, humane and always great. You ca go to Out The Door Take out counter for less $.
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The Slanted Door
One Ferry Building
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Great splurge on the waterfront in the Ferry Plaza building. Organic California - Vietnamese fusion. Organic, humane and always great. You ca go to Out The Door Take out counter for less $.
Our go-to (or deliver to us) local thai restaurant. Great curries and pad thai.
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Thai Time Restaurant
315 8th Avenue
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Our go-to (or deliver to us) local thai restaurant. Great curries and pad thai.
Interesting and delicious Arabic Fusion food.
Saha
2451 Shattuck Avenue
Interesting and delicious Arabic Fusion food.
California - Korean Fusion. Their Korean Tacos also served at Ferry Plaza Farmer's Mkt on Saturdays.
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Commissary
499 Dolores St
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California - Korean Fusion. Their Korean Tacos also served at Ferry Plaza Farmer's Mkt on Saturdays.
Sustainable seafood and veggie options. Great sweet potato fried - ask for the 2 dipping sauces.
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Pacific Catch
1200 9th Avenue
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Sustainable seafood and veggie options. Great sweet potato fried - ask for the 2 dipping sauces.
So lovely to have tea or coffee out back in the sculpture garden. 2 blocks from our house. No museum admission required to go to the cafe. You can take the elevator to the observation deck for free
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de Young Café
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
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So lovely to have tea or coffee out back in the sculpture garden. 2 blocks from our house. No museum admission required to go to the cafe. You can take the elevator to the observation deck for free
Great brunch. Usually a long wait so go put your name on the list.
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Outerlands
4001 Judah St
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Great brunch. Usually a long wait so go put your name on the list.
Vegan organic, with raw options. Slow service. Great waffles for brunch.
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Judahlicious
3906 Judah Street
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Vegan organic, with raw options. Slow service. Great waffles for brunch.
Great Italian food.
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Pizzeria Delfina
3611 18th Street
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Great Italian food.
Great California Cuisine, right on the water at Ocean Beach. Go before sunset for best views You ca also have a drink in the bar area upstairs and get the same view without buying dinner.
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Cliff House
1090 Point Lobos Ave
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Great California Cuisine, right on the water at Ocean Beach. Go before sunset for best views You ca also have a drink in the bar area upstairs and get the same view without buying dinner.
Outside, food trucks, in Presidio.
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Off the Grid: Civic Center
355 Polk Street
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Outside, food trucks, in Presidio.
Tasty treats from food trucks, often live music. Lots of people.
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Off the Grid: Fort Mason Center
2 Marina Boulevard
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Tasty treats from food trucks, often live music. Lots of people.
Since 1978, but we just heard about it. Going to try it soon and will let you know how it is, but looks interesting!
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Shangri-La
2026 Irving Street
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Since 1978, but we just heard about it. Going to try it soon and will let you know how it is, but looks interesting!
Humanely raised animals, plus veggie burgers.
Super Duper Burgers
783 Mission Street
Humanely raised animals, plus veggie burgers.
You can get the falafel soup here that everything one is waiting in line for at Burma Super Star up the street. Same owners.
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B Star
127 Clement Street
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You can get the falafel soup here that everything one is waiting in line for at Burma Super Star up the street. Same owners.
Nice cafe, comfortable, nice ambience, good coffee, small Mediterranean menu. Buy a book at Green Apple and read it here while drinking a macchiato.
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Blue Danube Coffee House
306 Clement Street
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Nice cafe, comfortable, nice ambience, good coffee, small Mediterranean menu. Buy a book at Green Apple and read it here while drinking a macchiato.
People love the tea leaf salad and falafel soup. We prefer to go down the street to BStar, where you can get the same thing plus other food we like better, without the wait or hype.
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Burma Superstar
309 Clement Street
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People love the tea leaf salad and falafel soup. We prefer to go down the street to BStar, where you can get the same thing plus other food we like better, without the wait or hype.
Thin crust pizza, family style, good jukebox.
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Giorgio's Pizzeria
151 Clement Street
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Thin crust pizza, family style, good jukebox.
This is the only Paxti's location that delivers to our house, even though it's not the closest.. There is one that is closer on 9th you can walk to also.
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Patxi's Pizza
511 Hayes Street
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This is the only Paxti's location that delivers to our house, even though it's not the closest.. There is one that is closer on 9th you can walk to also.
Closest best sushi to out house. Sister restaurant Hotei across the street has good udon noodle soups.
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Ebisu Restaurant
1283 9th Avenue
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Closest best sushi to out house. Sister restaurant Hotei across the street has good udon noodle soups.
Organic, humanely raised animals, New Mexican food with green chiles.
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Green Chile Kitchen
1801 McAllister Street
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Organic, humanely raised animals, New Mexican food with green chiles.
Great salsa bar, organic humanely treated animals. I love their veggie burrito with black beans and plantains. I get it on a plate without the tortilla.
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The Little Chihuahua
292 Divisadero Street
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Great salsa bar, organic humanely treated animals. I love their veggie burrito with black beans and plantains. I get it on a plate without the tortilla.
Good giant bowls of soup.
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Citrus Club
1790 Haight Street
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Good giant bowls of soup.
Owned by Robert Redford, kinda green, good snacks, pre-select your seats, no ads.
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AMC Kabuki 8
1881 Post Street
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Owned by Robert Redford, kinda green, good snacks, pre-select your seats, no ads.
Locals cafe with open mics and live music, board games, and relaxed vibe.
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Simple Pleasures Cafe
3434 Balboa Street
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Locals cafe with open mics and live music, board games, and relaxed vibe.
Lovely menu, great teas, vegan friendly, great views.
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Samovar Tea Lounge, Yerba Buena Gardens
730 Howard Street
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Lovely menu, great teas, vegan friendly, great views.
Vegan and Vegetarian in Chinatown.
Enjoy Vegetarian
839 Kearny Street
Vegan and Vegetarian in Chinatown.
Very good Thai, great lunch specials. We love their green and red veggie curries.
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Lers Ros - Hayes
307 Hayes Street
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Very good Thai, great lunch specials. We love their green and red veggie curries.

Essentials

24 hour grocery store. Go out our front door, turn left onto 10th Ave, then left on Cabrillo. 3 blocks down on the right hand side.
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Safeway
735 7th Avenue
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24 hour grocery store. Go out our front door, turn left onto 10th Ave, then left on Cabrillo. 3 blocks down on the right hand side.
closest whole foods to our house.
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Whole Foods Market
690 Stanyan Street
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closest whole foods to our house.
Family owned for over 30 years. Here long before Whole Foods. Support local business by shopping here.
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Haight Street Market
1530 Haight Street
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Family owned for over 30 years. Here long before Whole Foods. Support local business by shopping here.
Cultural experience
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Richmond New May Wah Supermarket
707 Clement Street
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Cultural experience

Sightseeing

One of my favorite farmers markets in the world. Lots of great restaurants that are there inside full time as well as market vendors. Slanted Door restaurant is here.
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Ferry Bldg Marketplace
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One of my favorite farmers markets in the world. Lots of great restaurants that are there inside full time as well as market vendors. Slanted Door restaurant is here.
You can walk from our house to and around the lake, then back home, in about an hour. Nice snack bar with local organic food you can eat in the old boathouse or outside on a bench or picnic table.
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Stow Lake Drive
Stow Lake Drive
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You can walk from our house to and around the lake, then back home, in about an hour. Nice snack bar with local organic food you can eat in the old boathouse or outside on a bench or picnic table.
Short walk from our house and beautiful to smell the roses on your way to the museums or Stow Lake.
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Rose Garden
John F Kennedy Drive
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Short walk from our house and beautiful to smell the roses on your way to the museums or Stow Lake.
2 blocks from our house. Dave can sometimes get you free tickets with our membership, for general admission and special exhibits. Just ask!
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M.H. de Young Memorial Museum
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
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2 blocks from our house. Dave can sometimes get you free tickets with our membership, for general admission and special exhibits. Just ask!
We recommend checking their website and going when it is free, which at the time of this writing Mon, Wed, Fri: FREE admission if entered by 10:00 am
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Japanese Tea Garden
75 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr
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We recommend checking their website and going when it is free, which at the time of this writing Mon, Wed, Fri: FREE admission if entered by 10:00 am
Great views of Golden Gate Bridge, very dog friendly.
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Crissy Field
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Great views of Golden Gate Bridge, very dog friendly.
Fun to walk around.
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Chinatown
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Fun to walk around.

Everything Else

Closest post office within a small Chinese owned store on Clement Street. A short walk from our house and faster than going to regular post office.
US Post Office
837 Clement Street
Closest post office within a small Chinese owned store on Clement Street. A short walk from our house and faster than going to regular post office.
Closest Walgreens to our house, about a 10 min walk.
Walgreens
745 Clement Street
Closest Walgreens to our house, about a 10 min walk.
Worker owned all vegetarian store for over 30 years. Great cheese and bulk selections. Best produce in town.
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Rainbow Grocery
1745 Folsom St
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Worker owned all vegetarian store for over 30 years. Great cheese and bulk selections. Best produce in town.
Not worth the $7 admission fee the citizens of SF voted against. Unless you're a botanist I would skip this and go to Stow Lake instead.
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San Francisco Botanical Garden
1199 9th Ave
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Not worth the $7 admission fee the citizens of SF voted against. Unless you're a botanist I would skip this and go to Stow Lake instead.
My favorite spa in town. They have eucalyptus steam room, chocolate and outside redwood deck to enjoy after massage or yoga.
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International Orange San Francisco
2044 Fillmore Street
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My favorite spa in town. They have eucalyptus steam room, chocolate and outside redwood deck to enjoy after massage or yoga.
Chinese foot reflexology, inexpensive and an interesting cultural experience. Not a relaxing spa!
Relax Feet
404 Balboa St
Chinese foot reflexology, inexpensive and an interesting cultural experience. Not a relaxing spa!
Fabulous old theatre. Weekends brings someone playing the Mighty Wurlitzer, and they often have sing-along movies. Super fun.
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The Castro Theatre
429 Castro St
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Fabulous old theatre. Weekends brings someone playing the Mighty Wurlitzer, and they often have sing-along movies. Super fun.
Food mecca, hipsterville. Almost always sunny here when the rest of the City is foggy.
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Mission District
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Food mecca, hipsterville. Almost always sunny here when the rest of the City is foggy.
A short walk from our home, it's often called "The Unofficial Chinatown."
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Clement Street
Clement Street
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A short walk from our home, it's often called "The Unofficial Chinatown."
Great waxing services. She's a genius with eyebrows.
Lonni's Punani
1538 Pacific Avenue
Great waxing services. She's a genius with eyebrows.
Great library. They have a kiosk that has "Shaping San Francisco," an interactive history of SF, that our friend Chris Carlsson created.
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San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin Street
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Great library. They have a kiosk that has "Shaping San Francisco," an interactive history of SF, that our friend Chris Carlsson created.
Nice to go here, Revolution and Amnesia, as they are all in short walking distance.
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Make-Out Room
3225 22nd Street
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Nice to go here, Revolution and Amnesia, as they are all in short walking distance.
Boutique shopping and great restaurants.
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Fillmore Street
Fillmore Street
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Boutique shopping and great restaurants.
At For Mason, improv classes, some of them drop in.
BATS Improv Theatre
2 Fort Mason
At For Mason, improv classes, some of them drop in.
Best cupcakes in SF. Not kidding. Organic, free range ingredients. Seasonal cupcakes. Our favorites are Chocolate Velvet and Fleur de Sel.
Kara's Cupcakes Marina
3249 Scott St
Best cupcakes in SF. Not kidding. Organic, free range ingredients. Seasonal cupcakes. Our favorites are Chocolate Velvet and Fleur de Sel.
Best book store!
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Green Apple Books
506 Clement St
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Best book store!
Great coffee at cafe, and nice easy trails with stunning views.
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Lands End Trail
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Great coffee at cafe, and nice easy trails with stunning views.
Tuesday is co-ed with bathing suits. Other days are single gender and clothing optional. Good massage, easy to get there on the 38 Geary.
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Kabuki Springs & Spa
1750 Geary Boulevard
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Tuesday is co-ed with bathing suits. Other days are single gender and clothing optional. Good massage, easy to get there on the 38 Geary.
Surfers' cafe close to the beach.
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Java Beach Café
1396 La Playa St
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Surfers' cafe close to the beach.
Great day spa, mani pedis, massage, facials and waxing. Often have specials on groupon or living social.
Cocoon Day Spa Soma
330 1st Street
Great day spa, mani pedis, massage, facials and waxing. Often have specials on groupon or living social.
Lovely outdoor area and Samovar Tea House close to Museums downtown.
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Yerba Buena Gardens
750 Howard Street
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Lovely outdoor area and Samovar Tea House close to Museums downtown.
Community acupuncture in group room on sliding scale. Drop in or by appointment. Across the street from Green Chile Kitchen.
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Tiny Needles
1808 McAllister Street
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Community acupuncture in group room on sliding scale. Drop in or by appointment. Across the street from Green Chile Kitchen.

Shopping

Amazing ice cream. usually a wait for hard serve, soft serve window is faster and just as great. Also on Divisadero Street.
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Bi-Rite Creamery
3692 18th Street
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Amazing ice cream. usually a wait for hard serve, soft serve window is faster and just as great. Also on Divisadero Street.
Best music store in the world.
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Amoeba Music
1855 Haight Street
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Best music store in the world.

Arts & Culture

Local and international meeting place with live free music every night. Tip your musicians please. Dave sometimes plays here.
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Revolution Cafe
3248 22nd St
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Local and international meeting place with live free music every night. Tip your musicians please. Dave sometimes plays here.
Because you can't leave San Francisco without getting a colonic. This is the best place in town. Tell them you're staying with me and they'll give you a free "infusion" :) Really. You gotta do this
TMI Colonics
1478A Church Street
Because you can't leave San Francisco without getting a colonic. This is the best place in town. Tell them you're staying with me and they'll give you a free "infusion" :) Really. You gotta do this
Free small museums, Greens restaurant, non-profits, nice to walk around on your way to or from Crissy Field, or to go here instead if it's too windy at Crissy Field.
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Fort Mason
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Free small museums, Greens restaurant, non-profits, nice to walk around on your way to or from Crissy Field, or to go here instead if it's too windy at Crissy Field.

Drinks & Nightlife

Live music, local and visiting musicians.
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Amnesia Beer & Music Hall
853 Valencia St
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Live music, local and visiting musicians.