Best of San Francisco
Featured Favorite | May 2017
Gentle Star is a one-of-a-kind medical spa in San Francisco, offering a portfolio of clinical skin rejuvenation services. Dedicated to the artistry of non-surgical esthetic transformation, Gentle Star’s founders Dr. Thomas R. Ellis and Craig T. Shishido are inspired by the fusion of art, beauty, and medicine. Located in a discreet corner of Mint Plaza behind the Old Mint in downtown San Francisco (just a block from Powell Street BART), Gentle Star is a quiet oasis where you can rediscover your inherent beauty.
Best of San Francisco | Monthly Favorites
Our staff picks their monthly favorites from around the square: the shops, theaters, restaurants, bars, hotels, and other fun businesses that provide exceptional service.
Hakkasan San Francisco
“When you first step foot into the restaurant, you are transported to a different world – beautiful, mysterious, dark and intriguing, with walls of lattice screens tempting you to look through to your fellow diners. A little current nightclub feel mixed with Shanghai 1930s – exotic, dangerous and enticingly naughty all at once.” – Yelp Review
Web | One Kearny Street | 415.829.8148
Native Juice Co.
“As a vendor at various Bay Area Farmer’s Markets, we have had the privilege of sourcing our ingredients and building our menu around food grown organically in California. Our ingredients are never pre-juiced, in order to keep intact the nutritional integrity and fresh taste our customers expect. We proudly serve juices that are rich in flavor, color and energy. At Native Juice Co. we put a new spin on traditional smoothies by using bases such as coconut milk and coconut water combined with whole fruits and vegetables.”
Web | 168 Sutter Street
SF Custom Chiropractic
SF Custom Chiropractic provides quality personalized care to eliminate your pain and allow you to return to your daily activities as quickly and efficiently as possible. Whether you are an athlete, working professional, or child, the care you receive will be tailored to your needs. We specialize in back pain, neck pain, TMJ pain, headaches, and extremity injuries.
Web | 425 Washington St., Suite 100 | 415.639.9166
Advocating luxury craftsmanship, Diptyque has been creating the highest quality candles and fragrances with rare & precious essential oils long before it became a trend.
Web | 73 Geary St.| 415.402.0600
With simple black and white signage facing Grant Avenue, Archer invites a distinguished clientele to a welcoming and modern second floor loft. The spacious and minimalist salon is punctuated with bold, dark hardwood floors and flooded with natural skylight. It is intimate, classy and airy.
Web | 33 Grant Ave, Second Floor | 415.433.3334
The St. Regis San Francisco
In a city of inimitable grace, style, and culture, The St. Regis luxury San Francisco hotel embodies extraordinary hospitality with modern day sophistication. Only at this legendary San Francisco hotel will guests take pleasure in the signature St. Regis Butler service, a treasured hallmark of the St. Regis experience for over one hundred years.
While staying at The St. Regis San Francisco, the concierge will be more than happy to schedule for you an in-room yoga or Pilates session from Maiden Lane Studios
Web | 12 3rd Street | 415.284.4000
Cigar Bar & Grill
The Cigar Bar & Grill offers an atmosphere low on pretension and high on relaxation. They offer an excellent selection of cigars, wines and spirits. Inside, relax in a rustic environment, featuring welcoming leather couches, low lighting and wooden tables & chairs. There are indoor and outdoor pool tables. And enjoy an array of art from local talents such as Anastasia Schipani and Mike Wolf.
Web| 600 Stockton Street | 415.296.7465
The Ritz Carlton
Set within a 1909 landmark building in the scenic neighborhood of Nob Hill, The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco is the city’s only AAA Five-Diamond hotel. Offering the largest luxury Club Level experience in San Francisco, globally-inspired California cuisine and seasonal cocktails at Parallel 37 and recently renovated guest rooms and suites as well as meetings and special events space, the 336-room Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco provides the ultimate in personalized Ritz-Carlton service, comfort and luxury. The luxury hotel was recently named the #1 hotel in San Francisco by the readers of Travel + Leisure for their ‘World’s Best Awards’, and received the Gold Badge Award for a “Best Hotel in the USA” by U.S. News and World Report for 2016.
While staying at The Ritz Carlton, the concierge will be more than happy to schedule for you an in-room yoga or Pilates session from Maiden Lane Studios
Web | 600 Stockton Street | 415.296.7465
Is it odd that a little San Francisco coffee bar takes its inspiration from a majestic public library many thousands of miles away in Paris? Maybe, but they sure know how to make delicious coffee, pastries, and superb breakfast treats.
Web | 720 Market St| 415.398.7700