Tenderloin National Forest
Urban blight is interrupted by bucolic splendor on one of the Tenderloin's grittiest blocks. Once littered with hypodermic needles and...
Asian Art Museum
Imaginations race from ancient Persian miniatures to cutting-edge Japanese fashion through three floors spanning 6000 years of Asian...
Great American Music Hall
Everyone busts out their best sets at this opulent 1907 former bordello – The Dead occasionally show up, Tuvan throat-singing supergroup...
Saigon Sandwich Shop
Order your bargain banh mi (Vietnamese sandwich) when the ladies of the Saigon call you, or you'll get skipped. Act fast and be...
Smack in the hard heart of the Tenderloin, this inviting nook is warm with low light and friendly faces. The special tasting menu of seven courses of beef is a must for serious carnivores, but sugarcane shrimp and barbecued chicken make tasty alternatives. Pagolac also does good pho (Vietnamese soup) with meatballs and bo tai chanh (lemon-marinated rare steak slices).