Top things to do in Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa

Top Choice Museum in Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

The expanded San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is a mind-boggling feat, nearly tripling in size to accommodate a sprawling collection of modern and contemporary masterworks over seven floors of galleries – but then…
Top Choice Californian in Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa

In Situ

The landmark gallery of modern cuisine attached to SFMOMA also showcases avant-garde masterpieces – but these ones you'll lick clean. Chef Corey Lee collaborates with more than 100 star chefs worldwide, scrupulously…
Top Choice Bar in Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa

Bourbon & Branch

'Don't even think of asking for a cosmo' reads the House Rules at this Prohibition-era speakeasy, recognizable by its deliciously misleading Anti-Saloon League sign. For award-winning cocktails in the liquored-up li…
Top Choice Californian in Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa

Benu

SF has pioneered Asian fusion cuisine for 150 years, but the pan-Pacific innovation chef-owner Corey Lee brings to the plate is gasp-inducing: foie-gras soup dumplings – what?! Dungeness crab and truffle custard pac…
Top Choice Classical Music in Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa

San Francisco Symphony

From the moment conductor Michael Tilson Thomas bounces up on his toes and raises his baton, the audience is on the edge of their seats for another thunderous performance by the Grammy-winning SF Symphony. Don't mis…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa

Zombie Village

San Francisco probably didn't need anymore tiki bars, but we're certainly not going to complain about Zombie Village, the latest from Future Bars Group, also behind Bourbon & Branch, Rickhouse and Local Edition.…
Top Choice Chocolate in Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa

Recchiuti Confections

No San Franciscan can resist award-winning Recchiuti: Pacific Heights parts with old money for its fleur de sel caramels; Noe Valley's foodie kids prefer S'more Bites to the campground variety; North Beach toasts to…
Top Choice Baseball in Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa

Giants Stadium

Baseball fans roar April to October at the Giants' 81 home games. As any orange-blooded San Franciscan will remind you, the Giants have won three World Series since 2010 – and you'll know the Giants are on another w…
Top Choice Hawaiian in Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa

Liholiho Yacht Club

Who needs yachts to be happy? Aloha abounds over Liholiho's pucker-up-tart cocktails and gleefully creative Calwaiian/Hawafornian dishes – surefire mood enhancers include spicy beef-tongue bao, duck-liver mousse wit…
Top Choice Cabaret in Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa

Oasis

Forget what you've learned about drag on TV – at this dedicated dragstravaganza venue, the shows are so fearless, freaky-deaky and funny you'll laugh until it stops hurting. In a former gay bathhouse, drag-legendary…