In 1849, before California was even a state, the first Chinese restaurant in North America opened its doors in San Francisco. Macao and Woosung, which seated 300 at its Kearny and Commercial Street location, was popular with everyone from politicians to gold miners, and is said to be the birthplace for chop suey.
San Francisco is the city of instant gratification. With the push of a button, you can hail a cab, send a bouquet of flowers, or even do your grocery shopping. But to eat at the city’s best restaurants (our activity of choice) you still need to hunt for a table 30 to 60 days in advance—until now.
To what god shall we direct our gratitude for the imminent showering of world-class entertainment? That would be Apollo, son of Zeus, brother of Artemis, friend of San Francisco.
The weather doesn't have to be the only thing that's cool thanks to these soothing remedies and cheeky prints.
Looking for somewhere off the beaten path to take your lunch today? Due to some smart city developments, we here in San Francisco are fortunate to have over 50 privately owned public open spaces (POPOS) tucked away on roof tops, in alleys, behind buildings, or in foyers, and available to anyone.
When it comes to brunch cocktails, there's no denying that the Bloody Mary reigns supreme. Spicy, salty, and tomato-y, nothing says hangover cure quite like this boozy drink. We rounded up the must-try Bloody Marys around San Francisco, and they definitely won't disappoint.
'Tis the season to over-indulge and put on a few pounds. Whether you want to make sure you stay in shape during the holidays or jump-start a resolution to get fit in 2015, training for a sprint triathlon may be just the incentive you need. Put these three beginner-friendly tris on your calendar.
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