Category: Hayes Valley

Best Places to Eat Lunch in San Francisco

exterior of one of the best lunch places in san francisco our favorite zuni

Posted by Avital Ungar on 11.11.16

Some of San Francisco’s best restaurants open only for dinner, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find a great lunch. We know a good mid-day meal is important, so we rounded up the best places to eat lunch in San Francisco. Zuni Café Zuni Café’s roasted chicken and bread salad... Read More

Self-Guided Walking Hayes Valley Food Tour

looking for wedding food catering to come to you

Posted by Katie Sweeney on 03.26.16

While many neighborhoods in San Francisco are known to be culinary meccas, Hayes Valley has never been as popular as some regions, like the Mission. However, in the past year or so, Hayes Valley has quietly become something of a food destination. The rectangular neighborhood extends West of Van Ness... Read More

Where to Enjoy Cocktails in San Francisco Near the Ballet


Posted by Avital Ungar on 01.19.16

The San Francisco Ballet kicks off its 2016 season with a glittering opening gala this Thursday night at San Francisco City Hall and War Memorial Opera House in Hayes Valley. The 83rd repertory season of the ballet company runs from January 24 through May 8 and has eight different programs,... Read More

Invented in San Francisco: The Lemon Drop Cocktail


Posted by Avital Ungar on 11.05.15

A couple of months ago while I was hosting a dinner party, I was pressed for time and in need of a cocktail that could serve a crowd. I had a bunch of Meyer lemons from a friend’s tree and was desperately trying to figure out what to make that... Read More

Hayes Valley Date Night Recommendations


Posted by Avital Ungar on 10.30.15

Married, single, or actively dating, local San Franciscans are hitting Hayes Valley for everything from cocktails to a 4 course tasting menu. Though this European-feeling central San Francisco neighborhood is about as charming as you could imagine, it was not always this way. Historically part of the not-so-preferential Western-Addition, Hayes... Read More

Self Guided Walking San Francisco Hayes Valley Sweets Tour

Chantal Guillon

Posted by Avital Ungar on 07.07.15

Your Hayes Valley Sweets Tour Begins Here… Hayes Valley is undergoing a renaissance of epic gourmet proportions. Once an unappealing section of city streets between downtown and the central freeway offramp, Hayes Valley has blossomed into one of San Francisco’s most stylishly beautified and desirable neighborhoods. This fashionable window-shopping destination... Read More