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The Big To Do: 240 Things to Do in San Francisco Before You Die
Below, you'll find our editor's picks for must-do's in each San Francisco neighborhood. Scroll within the window on the right to find activities in each 'hood, then click on the item to map it. To view the map in a full window, click here, or bookmark it on your mobile phone to get tips on-the-go.

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Bask (North Beach) A funky corner space in North Beach (formerly Clown Alley) has a new look–and a staff that sports jaunty red scarves. The Spanish-Basque menu features tapas like ham or bacalao croquettes and more daring (and delicious) picks like garlicky baby eels and lamb tripe, plus larger plates. Small groups gather at rustic wood tables while couples cozy up at the bar. 42 Columbus Ave, 415-392-2275.

Cassava (Outer Richmond)
A true hidden gem, this Outer Richmond cafe is charming from the get-go. The slip of space serves breakfast and lunch, with staff in striped aprons and smiles. Look for an exquisite quiche (just try to find a better crust locally), a delightful Japanese breakfast, pressed panini, cookies and curry puffs, Ritual coffee, and monthly dinners. 3519 Balboa St., 415-640-8990.

SoMA Streat Food Park (SoMA)
Costco shoppers no longer have to rely on the mega store's hot dogs and slushies to survive a day of errands, thanks to this corner lot where a rotating roster of up to 10 trucks, including Sunrise Deli and The Dosa Republic, gather to sate SoMA's hungry on the cheap. The lot isn't without ambiance: A heated seating pavilion, beer garden, and Wi-Fi warm things up. 428 11th Street.

Troya Fillmore (Pacific Heights)
This Inner Richmond Turkish restaurant has opened a second home in Pac Heights, done up in a suitable sleek, natural style. Serving a variety of mezes, such as a trio of dips with house-made bread, cucumber salad, and zucchini fritters at around $9 or less, the menu over-delivers for the price. Don't miss the lahmacun flatbread, mousaka, and tender Turkish beef dumplings. 2125 Fillmore St., 415-563-1000.

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