Bob Kaufman Alley
What, you mean your hometown doesn’t have a street named after an African American Catholic-Jewish-voodoo anarchist street poet? The...
Wild parrots, tai chi masters and nonagenarian churchgoing nonnas (grandmothers) are the company you'll keep on this lively patch of...
The exclamation mark on San Francisco's skyline is Coit Tower, with 360-degree views of downtown and wrap-around 1930s murals glorifying...
Vintage neon points the way to Tony Nik's, keeping North Beach nicely naughty since 1933. This tiny cocktail lounge is co-owned by the...
The secret terror of top chefs is the classic French soufflé, but Chef Jacqueline's perfectly puffy creations float across the tongue...
1522 Grant Ave · interesting places nearby
Find inspiration for your own North Beach epic poem on Aria's weathered wood counters, piled with anatomical drawings of starfish, castle keys lost in gutters a century ago, rusty numbers pried from French village walls and 19th-century letters still in their wax-sealed envelopes. Hours are erratic whenever owner/chief scavenger Bill Haskell is treasure-hunting abroad, so call ahead.