It’s San Francisco, honey

Where crashing waves meet a hot cup of Irish coffee and a disco beat. Pack your light sweater and hit the town.

The venue

Fairmont Hotel

950 Mason St San Francisco, CA 94108

Views on views with a drink in hand. Relate is taking over the vanguard Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco’s historic Nob Hill neighborhood.

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City guide

Real good Chinese food

Set in the heart of SF’s historic Chinatown, China Live is a marketplace eatery that offers everything from fresh cut flowers to soup dumplings to stove oven roasted duck in a gorgeous environment.

China Live
644 Broadway
San Francisco, CA 94133

Award-winning burritos

Hustle on over to La Taqueria on Mission Street. You’ll find a delicious carnitas burrito, stacked with housemade hot sauce and salsa, all griddled up to crispy perfection. Wait in line for your opportunity to order and then kick back with your favorite flavor of Jarritos.

La Taqueria
2889 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94110

To soak up sunshine

Dolores Park sits squarely between two of San Francisco’s most lively neighborhoods — The Mission and the Castro. Recently renovated and beautifully kept, you won’t mind the uphill climb to the tippity-top of the park where you’ll be rewarded with views on views. Take a rest and wait for the truffle guy.  Trust us.

Dolores Park
Dolores St & 19th St
San Francisco, CA 94114

An alley full of art

The Clarion Alley Mural Project has been going strong in since 1993, when artist-residents decided to clean up their street by inviting their friends to paint murals. Since then, it has been painted over and over and over again. You can stop by and see what’s on this month by walking up Valencia and hanging a left right before you get to 17th street.

Clarion Alley Mural Project
90 Clarion Alley
San Francisco, CA 94110

Laugh a minute

San Francisco is a standup city, where comedians like Robin Williams and Margaret Cho got their start. Get yourself over to Cobb’s Comedy Club or The Punchline and see who’s in town.

Cobb's Comedy Club
915 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94133

We promised you roller disco

And you’ll get it at the Church of 8 Wheels. Every Friday night, you can strap on your skates and jam on to old school disco and funk with The City. Don’t forget your kneepads and a good sense of humor when you inevitably hit the floor.

Church Of 8 Wheels
554 Fillmore St
San Francisco, CA 94117

For real ‘wich craft

Head over to Tartine Bakery, on 18th street and Guerrero. Tartine is famous for its country loaf sourdough. Big as a turkey with a crispy exterior and a fluffy, tangy inside, your family won’t mind that you left when you bring them back this treat. (If you can stuff it in your bag.) You may also want to try their famous open faced sandwiches, aptly named tartines.

Tartine Bakery
600 Guerrero St
San Francisco, CA 94110

Cool down, baby

Froyo doesn’t get better than at Loving Cup. Selling freshly made frozen yogurt from three spots in the city, you’ll get a super-creamy, velvety treat that will replenish you. Don’t forget our favorite mix-up, The Dude Abides.

Loving Cup
2356 Polk St
San Francisco, CA 94109

Keep it a secret

Though speakeasys are not anything new these days, we’re still putting in a recommendation for our favorite here in San Francisco — Bourbon and Branch, nestled right by Union Square. Get the secret password and you’re in for a delicious cocktail. Or five.

Bourbon & Branch
501 Jones St
San Francisco, CA 94102

Delicious espresso

Get your butt over to Contraband Coffee on Larkin Street. We know you’re tired of conference coffee. Treat yourself to a handmade brew.

Contraband Coffee
1415 Larkin St
San Francisco, CA 94109

Oysters and films belong together

Foreign Cinema is a high-end restaurant that projects foreign films during your meal. Sneak through some double doors, head to the back, and find yourself among greenery and heatlamps and subtitles. Can’t wait for a table? You can get a similar menu at Lazlo, the bar up front.

Foreign Cinema
2534 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94110

Funnel cakes, pizza soup, and tilt-a-whirls

Head to Hayes Valley where you’ll find Straw, a carnival-themed restaurant that’ll lift your spirits and make you feel like a kid again. Go ahead. Try the pizza soup. Seriously.

203 Octavia Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94102

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