The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill shopping

Top Choice Books in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Adobe Books & Backroom Gallery

Wall-to-wall inspiration – just-released fiction, limited-edition art books, rare cookbooks, well-thumbed poetry – plus zine-launch parties, comedy nights and art openings. Mingle with Mission characters debating al…
Top Choice Chocolate in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Recchiuti at theLab

Star chocolatier Michael Recchiuti sells confections at the Ferry Building but invents them in Dogpatch – taste his latest concoctions here first. Go for dark-chocolate cocoa in winter, brownie sundaes in summer, or…
Top Choice Clothing in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Community Thrift

When local collectors and retailers have too much of a good thing, they donate it to nonprofit Community Thrift, where proceeds go to 200-plus local charities – all the more reason to gloat over your $5 totem-pole t…
Top Choice Food & Drinks in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Bi-Rite

Diamond counters can't compare to the foodie dazzle of Bi-Rite's sublime wall of local artisan chocolates, treasure boxes of organic fruit and California wine and cheese selections expertly curated by upbeat, knowle…
Top Choice Comics in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Mission Comics & Art

Heads will roll, fists will fly and furious vengeance will be wreaked inside this mild-mannered shop stocking big-name and indie comics. Staff picks range from marquee (Walking Dead, Star Wars) to niche (Snotgirl, H…
Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Baggu

Plastic bags are banned in San Francisco, which is a perfect excuse to stock up on SF designer Baggu's reusable Ripstop nylon totes in bright colors and quirky prints: sharks, alpacas and, ay, Chihuahuas. They're du…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Needles & Pens

This scrappy zine shop/how-to source/art gallery/publisher delivers inspiration to create your own artworks, zines and repurposed fashion statements. Nab limited-edition printings of Xara Thustra's manifesto Friends…
Top Choice Perfume in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Tigerlily Perfumery

If you want to bottle San Francisco and take it home with you, you've come to the right place. Tigerlily stocks an intoxicating variety of local perfumers' creations, which will transport you from beach days to Barb…
Homewares in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Gravel & Gold

Get back to the land and in touch with California's roots without leaving sight of a Mission sidewalk. Gravel & Gold celebrates California's hippie homesteader movement with hand-printed smock-dresses, signature…
Clothing in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Nooworks

Get a streetwise Mission edge with Nooworks' locally designed, US-made fashions, most under $100. Nooworks' open-mouth shirts are ideal for Pancho-Villa-burrito-and-Roxie-documentary dates and 'Muscle Beach' maxi dr…