Collected by Liv Combe, AFAR Contributor
1725 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
The Alembic’s pink quail eggs are pickled overnight in coriander, allspice, and clove. They’re tangy on the outside, creamy on the inside, and beg for a Sazerac or bitter beer. For more drinking tips, check out our feature "How to...
1451 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
For a classic American breakfast—think eggs, toast, hashbrowns, orange juice, and lots of black coffee—head to Pork Store Café in the Haight. What was originally a sausage and butcher shop called the Pork Store and opened in 1916 by an immigrant...
1727 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
In the space formerly occupied for twenty years by the iconic Red Vic Movie House and founded by the same owners, Jack and Betsy Rix, Second Act is also committed to the idea of bringing the neighborhood together in this marketplace and event...
1711 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
They say that this vintage shop is a favorite stop for retro pin-up girl Dita Von Teese when she’s in San Francisco. Need we say more? For any man or woman with seriously nostalgic style, La Rosa Vintage Boutique on Haight Street is the place to...
1660 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
400 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
This Lower Haight joint has been open for about a year and a half, and already their Sweet Potatertots (served with ketchup and house ranch) are a neighborhood favorite, not to mention the Beef and Bacon Burger and the Crawshrimp Grits. This...
1398 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
Head to Magnolia Gastropub & Brewery on any night of the week and you’ll find nothing but Haight locals. For the past 16 years, Magnolia has been brewing their beers in a small space directly below the restaurant, but they’ve recently expanded to...
547 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
For a quarter of a century, long before the craft beer movement was in full swing throughout the rest of the country, this Lower Haight bar has been serving some of the best unknown beer on tap out there. Don’t expect a hip interior—the only thing...
545 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
Rosamunde Sausage Grill has three locations throughout the Bay Area and one in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, but the grill in the Lower Haight is Rosamunde’s original. Since 1998, they’ve been serving their simple menu: choose your sausage (they have...
1855 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
Amoeba records is a destination in itself, and every music lover will want to head there. But, turning your attention from the music to the people is also a worthwhile pursuit. Very, very fascinating! Young Cyndi Laupers and John Lennon wannabes,...
Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA, USA
Golden Gate Park was formed out of an expanse of sand dunes to the west of the city in the nineteenth century—a history that is still discernible in the rolling topography of much of the park’s more than 1,000 acres. Over 13 million...
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