Staff Picks

An Evening in Sardinia

An Evening in Sardinia

We're often asked "What's your favorite restaurant in San Francisco?" With thousands and thousands of eateries in San Francisco and the surrounding area, that can be a tough one but when you narrow it down Read more

Fun on Fillmore

Fun on Fillmore

After the July 4th fireworks, fans of jazz head to Pacific Heights for the annual Fillmore Jazz Festival, a two-day fete spanning three stages (and more than a dozen blocks) and featuring lots of live jazz, local artists and eclectic international cuisine. Read more

Picnic at the Presidio

Picnic at the Presidio

Food truck meets farmers market meets funky outdoor market in Off the Grid's Picnic at the Presidio, a fun, free, family-friendly outdoor fest featuring kite-flying for kids, Bloody Mary "kits" for the parents and plenty of great food from top restaurants and favorite San Francisco food carts. Read more

STRIKE UP THE BAND

STRIKE UP THE BAND

It's April - time for the Golden Gate Park Band to kick off another season of Sunday Concerts. Read more

AMUSEMENTS OF ANOTHER ERA

AMUSEMENTS OF ANOTHER ERA

Before video games and vines, amusements involved a generous dose of mechanical magic. Read more

LIGHT THE NIGHT

LIGHT THE NIGHT

The San Francisco skyline doesn't have to work too hard to dazzle but right now, there's even more awe-inspiring wonder in store. Read more

THE MAN BEHIND THE MOUSE

THE MAN BEHIND THE MOUSE

If you loved "Saving Mr. Banks," we know you'll adore San Francisco's Walt Disney Family Museum in the Presidio. Read more

CURIOUS ABOUT CHINATOWN?

CURIOUS ABOUT CHINATOWN?

While staying at our boutique hotel, don't miss the chance to go behind the scenes of the largest unified Chinese community outside of Asia on the "Chinatown Alleyway" tour. Read more

BRING ON THE LIGHTS

BRING ON THE LIGHTS

Sure, New York has a tree at Rockefeller Center but we prefer the all-out illumination of Embarcadero Center's four soaring towers, which usher in the holiday season on November22. Read more

PEZ PLEASE!

PEZ PLEASE!

Proof that there just might be a museum for everything, the nearby Burlingame Museum of Pez Memorabilia pays tribute to that icon of American pop culture, the Pez candy dispenser. From Bullwinkle to Batman, Pez has produced more than 900 unique characters in its 50+ year history. Read more