Transamerica Pyramid & Redwood Park
The defining feature of San Francisco's skyline is this 1972 pyramid, built atop the wreck of a whaling ship abandoned in the Gold Rush....
AP Hotaling Warehouse
'If, as they say, God spanked the town/For being over-frisky/Why did He burn His churches down/And spare Hotaling's whiskey?' The...
Chinatown Heritage Walking Tours
Local-led, kid-friendly Chinatown Heritage Walking Tours are two-hour adventures on one of two themes: The Tale of Two Chinatowns,...
Though its aesthetic went out of fashion with the recession, the velvet-draped Bubble Lounge remains Downtown’s top spot for champagne...
Forget multi-page menus and giant portions: for lunch, choose two small sandwiches on toasted rolls with salad for $12 at this little...
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Taverna Aventine information
Back in SF's wild Barbary Coast days, the Aventine's 150-year-old building fronted the bay – you can still see salt-water marks on brick walls downstairs. Now bartenders hit a high-water mark during happy hours (3pm to 7pm Mon-Fri), mixing bourbon and Scotch cocktails fit for a sailor.