It’s time for a California road trip. A string of new boutique hotels have sprung up throughout the state, offering travelers stylish digs in inspiring settings. From forested mountains to tropical beach coves, these eight properties need to be on your weekend radar.
Before you reach for that bottle of Provencal rosé for this weekend's festivities, why not consider this more festive, gin-soaked, made-in-San Francisco treat?
Even larger than New York's Central Park, Golden Gate Park is iconic for its 1,000-plus acres of hidden meadows, waterfalls, lakes, redwood trees, gardens, museums and more. Here's your comprehensive to-do list in SF's beloved green oasis.
If it's your dream to nest inside a Pac Heights manse where you can play sommelier by night and take your Lulu-clad buns for a jog up the Lyon Street steps by day, then this is the house for you.
Lace up your sneakers to take in the many sights (and snacks!) along the way.
826 Valencia officially expanded its services to the Tenderloin last week, opening its second San Francisco location in a former liquor store on the corner of Golden Gate and Leavenworth.
The notorious San Francisco fog just got a little boozier thanks to Alameda-based distillery Hangar 1. Drought-savvy and innovative, Hangar 1's new Fog Point Vodka is the first ever vodka made with San Franciscan fog-caught water.
When you order calamari as an appetizer at a restaurant, it too often comes breaded, fried, and served with marinara sauce. Delfina takes a different route, flash-grilling the calamari until tender, then serving it over a bed of buttery white bean salad. The picada sauce adds an herby garlicky kick, making this one dish you'll want to make over and over again.
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