In a SoMa warehouse storefront that was once Stormy Leather bondage shop, Alter Space arts collective hosts boundary-pushing gallery...
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Basil Thai Canteen
Inside a brick-walled former brewery, Basil Canteen is a smart stop before a night at SoMa's bars and clubs, with fresh-fruit cocktails...
201 9th St · interesting places nearby
First ladies of the world, look out: these dazzling Asian ladies can out-hostess you in half the time and half the clothes. Cocktails and Asian-inspired dishes are served with sass and a secret: your servers are drag stars. Hostesses rock the bar/runway hourly, and on weekends everyone hits the downstairs dance floor. Three-course dinner runs $38 to $58 – and honey, those tips are well-earned.