San Francisco, California

A fairytale city where change is constant, San Fran is known for its year round fog where the Golden Gate Bridge disappears right before your very eyes, where cable cars ring through the hilly peninsula lined with candy colored Victorian homes, and where there are unforgettable adventures in every flashy neighborhood.

The Small List

  1. Coqueta - Spanish for "flirt", experience the alluring menu of Spanish cuisine at this delectable rustic dining room on Pier 5 where the view of the bay is perfect, and the food is too! coquetasf.com

  2. State Bird Provisions - A thoughtful, contemporary restaurant serving up the Official State Bird of California - Quail - which has made for an adventurous evolution. A rare hip and cool concept! statebirdsf.com

  3. Park Tavern - An upscale and classy American Bistro in the historic neighborhood of North Beach. parktavernsf.com

  4. El Paseo - A gem of a restaurant, backed by Sammy Hagar, with unbelievably charming architecture and authentic California Cuisine with a Spanish flair. elpaseomillvalley.com

  5. Kokkari Estiatorio - Cuisine fit for the Greek gods! A true traditional Greek restaurant with a collection of ingredients and appetizing preparations which give it a modern twist on Mediterranean Cuisine. You will not want to leave! kokkari.com

  6. The Slanted Door - Located in the Mission district in San Francisco, The Slanted Door has been serving vibrant home-style Vietnamese food since 1995. In a modern setting at The Ferry Building, Charles Phan and his family continue to work with many farmers at the farmers market for fresh, seasonal, and sustainable ingredients. slanteddoor.com

  7. Hakkasan San Francisco - A stunning 10,000 square foot opulent space overlooking the bustling streets of San Francisco where traditional techniques use fresh local ingredients to ensure that contemporary dishes retain the essence of true Cantonese cuisine. A globally recognized restaurant with a hip lounge and bar scene. hakkasan.com

  8. The Clift House - A boutique luxury hotel capturing the spirit of San Francisco just steps from Union Square. theclifthotel.com

  9. The Redwood Room - This glamorous, elegant and legendary bar, paneled with the wood of a single Redwood tree, is accented with ever-changing digital art and the buzz of an elite San Francisco crowd. morganshotelgroup.com