Guide to San Francisco

Some of my favorite restaurants and bars in San Francisco

Peruvian La Mar (Ferry Building)
Californian Absinthe (Hayes Valley)
Breakfast & Brunch Plow (Potrero)
American Home Cooking Chow (Castro)
Coffee: Philz Coffee (SOMA, Mission)
Soup and a Sandwich: Witchcraft (4th and Mission, downtown SF)
Chicken & Waffles: Little Skillet SoMa
Tandoori: Shalimar  (Downtown - TenderNob)
Not too expensive Chinese: Fang (Downtown - Moscone)
Malay/Indonesian: Straits Cafe (Downtown - Union Sq)
Thai: Basil Thai (SOMA)
Burmese: B-Star (Inner Richmond)
Cool Bar / Restaurant: RN74 (Downtown Financial / Transbay Area)
New fusion Japanese/Asian: Skool (Potrero)
Great Pizza: Delfina (Mission and Pacific Heights)
High end Mexican: Regalito (Mission)
Great reliable French bistro: Chez Maman (Potrero) 
Amazingly good French Bakery: Tartine (Mission)
Vietnamese: Le Colonial (Downtown, Union Square)
Cheap sports bar with thai food: King of Thai Noodle (North Beach)
Upscale Sports bar: Public House (SOMA / Ballpark)
Italian: Zuni Cafe (Castro)
Wine Bar: District (SOMA / Ballpark) 
South Indian: Ruchi (SOMA)
Good Sushi: Sakana  (Downtown - Union Sq)
Dive Bar: Bourbon and Branch (Downtown - Union Sq)
Upscale Hotel Bar: Redwood Room at the Clift Hotel (Downtown)
Pub with Good Beer and reasonable food: Public House (SOMA)
Ice Cream: Humphry Slocombe (Mission)
Chinese: R and G Lounge (Chinatown)
Modern American: 25 Lusk (Soma) Hip, happening, food is good, cool venue
Pop Up: Sugarlump (Mission) is currently hosting Sous Buerre kitchen
Pizza & Pastries: Piccino Cafe Dogptach
Wine Bar: Barrique Jackson Sq
Italian: Cotogna Jackson Sq
Chinese Claypot: Utopia Cafe Chinatown
CoffeeBar: Coffee Bar (Mission) Good coffee and the perfect place to work

Some places where I buy food:

Noe Valley Bakery - just an excellent bakery (Noe Valley)
Rainbow Grocery - great cheese counter, really good organic produce (Mission)
Manila Oriental Market - fresh fish and Asian Items (Excelsior)

Other Good Guides

SF Eater - very current (like updated daily) guide to where's good to eat in SF
Concierge's Guide to things not to do in San Francisco, but every one comes with a better alternative

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