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  • Sheba Piano Lounge

    Sheba Piano Lounge

    Don't let the hokey exterior fool you, this place offers a comfortable, even classy setting in the heart of the Fillmore. Perhaps Meatless Mondays will draw you in, as all Ethiopian restaurants seem to have great vegetarian menus. This one costs... More on Sheba Piano Lounge »

  • Upcider

    Upcider

    First there were upscale wine bars. Now, thanks to Upcider, there's an upscale cider bar as well. This minimally decorated second-floor drinkery has long windows overlooking the crowds on Polk Street, while the menu features rare craft ciders you... More on Upcider »

  • The Pub at Ghirardelli Square

    The Pub at Ghirardelli Square

    Dark wood and deep reds set the visual tone inside this touristy-but-classy bar and restaurant in Ghirardelli Square - although you may never notice, since the views of San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park across the street may occupy... More on The Pub at Ghirardelli Square »

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Bars & Clubs

  • Sheba Piano Lounge

    Sheba Piano Lounge

    Don't let the hokey exterior fool you, this place offers a comfortable, even classy setting in the heart of the Fillmore. Perhaps Meatless Mondays will draw you in, as all Ethiopian restaurants seem to have great vegetarian menus. This one costs... More on Sheba Piano Lounge »

  • The Pub at Ghirardelli Square

    The Pub at Ghirardelli Square

    Dark wood and deep reds set the visual tone inside this touristy-but-classy bar and restaurant in Ghirardelli Square - although you may never notice, since the views of San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park across the street may occupy... More on The Pub at Ghirardelli Square »

  • Upcider

    Upcider

    First there were upscale wine bars. Now, thanks to Upcider, there's an upscale cider bar as well. This minimally decorated second-floor drinkery has long windows overlooking the crowds on Polk Street, while the menu features rare craft ciders you... More on Upcider »

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Music Venues

  • Public Works

    Public Works

    Tucked into an alley at the northern edge of the Mission District -- look for a Banksy stencil and a bunch of other great street-art murals on the outside wall -- Public Works is a multi-use space that hosts art shows, DJ dance events, live... More on Public Works »

  • Sheba Piano Lounge

    Sheba Piano Lounge

    Don't let the hokey exterior fool you, this place offers a comfortable, even classy setting in the heart of the Fillmore. Perhaps Meatless Mondays will draw you in, as all Ethiopian restaurants seem to have great vegetarian menus. This one costs... More on Sheba Piano Lounge »

  • Hotel Utah

    Hotel Utah

    The Old West and indie music come together at the Hotel Utah Saloon, where a small stage, an antique bar, and a diversely stocked jukebox set the scene. A gigantic taxidermied elk head stares down upon drinkers in the main section, which is... More on Hotel Utah »

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Movie Theaters

  • Victoria Theatre

    Victoria Theatre

    Located in the Mission District, it's the oldest operating theater in S.F. (since 1908!). It serves as a venue for performing arts, film festivals, and other community-based events. More on Victoria Theatre »

  • Pacific Film Archive

    Pacific Film Archive

    Part of UC Berkeley, the Pacific Film Archive features old, obscure, foreign, and avant-garde films. Discounts are offered for UC Berkeley students and faculty, BAM/PFA members, and all seniors and children. More on Pacific Film Archive »

  • Dolores Park

    Dolores Park

    The magnificent green space in San Francisco's Mission District is known for its views of the city skyline. It also hosts film nights during the Summer months. More on Dolores Park »

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Food Trucks

  • Curry Up Now

    Curry Up Now

    This food truck serves up Indian street food and Indo-American hybrids like tikka masala burritos with pickled onions and fenugreek and Indian-Trinidadian garbanzo-filled frybread. Dishes like the "inside-out" samosas can be a mess, but the kathi... More on Curry Up Now »

  • El Gallo Giro Taco Truck

    El Gallo Giro Taco Truck

    This well-loved taco truck with the rooster painted on the side sits outside the gates of Parque Ninos Unidos at Treat and 23rd streets. Its specialty is Michoacan-style roast pork capped with crisped fat. Order it in a taco, and you get... More on El Gallo Giro Taco Truck »

  • Let's Be Frank

    Let's Be Frank

    This Let's Be Frank cart is sometimes posted at a spot outside AT&T Park and was founded by Sue Moore, former "meat forager" for Berkeley and Larry Bain, a member of the San Francisco Sustainable Food Systems team. Together they advocate the... More on Let's Be Frank »

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Coffee Shops

  • Starbucks

    Starbucks

    Since its founding by a trio of aspiring coffee roasters in Seattle in 1971, Starbucks has grown to become the largest coffeehouse in the world, with upwards of 20,000 locations in San Francisco / Bay Area and around the world. Named for the... More on Starbucks »

  • Four Barrel Roasters

    Four Barrel Roasters

    If you're going to spring several bucks for a coffee these days, it ought to be perfectly made and served in an interesting coffeehouse space. Four Barrel in the Mission District qualifies on both counts: Staff roast their own beans and serve the... More on Four Barrel Roasters »

  • Atlas Cafe

    Atlas Cafe

    What's not to love about Atlas Cafe? With strong coffee and delicious California-style menu selections, this cool little spot, located in the heart of the Mission also has free Wifi, magazines to peruse, and local art featured on its walls. It... More on Atlas Cafe »

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    • In the center of René de Guzman's office at Oakland Museum of California, stacks of exhibition catalogs and trade journals form an improvised table. Crates of records rest nearby, with jackets jutting out at odd angles like the haggard shared collection in a party house living room. The haphazard ephemera and vinyl seem to clash with the title "senior museum curator," but Guzman's lack of preciousness towards his media is telling. He describes the Oakland Museum's upcoming exhibition, "Vinyl: The Sound and Culture of Records," not as a... More on Oakland Museum of California »

    • If you haven't seen Dillinger Escape Plan live, you remain unaware of the true technical heaviness of which human musicians are capable. When we say this New Jersey mathcore quintet is powerful live, we mean that you will probably spend half the set wanting to physically assault yourself, and the other half wondering, "How the hell are they doing that?" This tour is special because its opening act is Sacramento's own Trash Talk: a band that consistently combines lead-weight riffs with an unhinged attitude. Expect a set that delivers short,... More on DNA Lounge »

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