Avant-Guide San Francisco: Insiders' Guide for Urban Adventurers

Avant-Guide San Francisco: Insiders' Guide for Urban Adventurers

by Dan Levine (Editor)

Paperback

$19.95

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781891603181
Publisher: Empire Press Media
Publication date: 04/14/2003
Series: Avant-Guide Books Series
Pages: 355
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 8.02(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

01San Francisco Defogged8
Never Say "Frisko"10
Silly Statistics & Stoopid Facts14
History in a Hurry15
02Navigating the Land22
Streetwise: Know Thy Neighborhoods24
Arriving28
Getting Around32
Money35
Infomedia36
Essential Services36
03Hotels38
Hotels by Area44
Very Expensive46
Expensive54
Moderate60
Inexpensive78
04The Sights86
San Francisco's Greatest Hits88
The Best Museums102
Top Views118
The Top 10 Steepest119
Tourist Traps120
Guided Walking Tours (+ 1 by Bus)122
05Exploring124
The Financial District126
Union Square & Environs129
The Tenderloin & Civic Center131
Chinatown134
North Beach138
Russian Hill140
Nob Hill141
SoMa & The Embarcadero142
Mission District145
Haight-Ashbury149
The Castro & Noe Valley150
The Marina & The Presidio153
Cow Hollow154
Pacific Heights158
Japantown, Hayes Valley & Western Addition159
The Richmond & The Sunset161
06Fitness, Beauty & Sports162
Recreation & Exercise164
Beauty & Body172
Spectator Sports174
07Shopping178
The Shoppinghoods180
High-End Hotlist182
Shopping by Subject183
08Restaurants212
Where to Dine When Dining Alone216
Restaurants by Area, Price & Cuisine218
Celebrity Chefs/Top Food221
Classic San Francisco Spaces232
In-Style Scenes236
The Best of San Francisco242
Cheap Ass266
Meals After Midnight273
Breakfast & Brunch276
Cafes, Tea & Dessert278
09Nightlife280
Bars, Clubs & Lounges283
Lounges & Designer Scenes283
Street-Smart Scenes286
Rooms With A View293
Cultivated Classics295
Top Dives296
Brewpubs & Microbreweries298
Wine Bars299
Gay & Lesbian Bars & Clubs300
Dance Clubs305
Swing Dancing310
Live Music312
Live Rock312
Latin, Caribbean & World Beat313
Live Jazz & Blues313
Major Concert & Theater Venues315
Classical Music, Opera & Dance318
Theater, Cabaret & Comedy322
Film325
Sex328
10Planning Before You Go332
Information334
Weather334
Saving Money Getting There336
The Major Airlines336
Cars & Driving337
For Foreign Visitors338
International Systems Of Measurements342
Index344
Maps

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