'Tis the season for free film events in San Francisco! Get classy at the iconic Top of the Mark restaurant while enjoying free wine tastings and watching the glamorous Audrey Hepburn. Or perhaps it's time to relive that favorite oldie on the big screen (The Goonies!), with an outdoor screening in one of the city's best parks.
While Sonoma County typically receives Northern California’s craft beer glory, a fledgling and promising beer scene is brewing on the San Mateo County coast. While the Half Moon Bay Brewing Company has long been a Coastside favorite, 2013 marks the opening of two new seaside breweries south of San Francisco, Highway 1 Brewing Company and Hop Dogma Brewing Company.
Honing in on another sliver of the City by the Bay for our series, Streets of San Francisco, I set out to comb Fillmore Street and explore the intersection of the city's historic jazz age and current culinary eon. There's a lot of talk in this town about the vacillating temperature of neighborhoods, and although micro-climates are totally a thing in San Francisco, I'm referring more to sociocultural climates than meteorology here.
The San Francisco Bay Area has a lot to boast about. We're World Series champs, we produce world-class wine, and we're world leaders in innovation and technology. #werethebest. (Also, we invented hash tags.) You wanna know what else we do? We distill spirits. The SF Bay Area can now add local distilleries (find them on this map) to the list of things that make us awesome.
The neighborhood that the San Francisco City Center Hostel calls home is a true melting pot, and in our Meet the Neighbors series we've talked with the people behind the many businesses that give this 'hood so much flavor.