Powell St Cable Car Turnaround
Stand awhile at Powell and Market Sts and spot arriving cable-car operators leaping out, gripping the trolleys' chassis and slooowly...
Luggage Store Gallery
A dandelion pushing through sidewalk cracks, this plucky nonprofit gallery has for two decades brought signs of life to one of the...
Liquor up and sing too loudly at this downtown karaoke lounge, on a gritty block of the Tenderloin, with a public bar and themed private...
Dottie’s True Blue Café
Consider yourself lucky if you queue up less than half an hour and get hit up for change only once – but fresh baked goods come to those...
Lonely Planet review
This rebel from the wrong side of the block dishes up mean seasonal watermelon margaritas with a cayenne-salt rim (genius), ribs that stick to yours and coleslaw with a kick that'll leave your lips buzzing. Chef-owner Jay Foster works with local organic and African American farmers to provide food with actual soul, in a setting that's rusted and cleverly repurposed as a shotgun shack.
Harried service – it's always busy – and Afro-funk beats match the uptempo crowd.