25 Classic Restaurants Every San Franciscan Must Try
19 The Tonga Room The height of faux-Polynesian kitsch, the Fairmont Hotel's basement bar can be counted on for rum-heavy drinks served inside pineapples, pu-pu platters, and rain shows every half hour in the central pool, complete with a live band playing oldies on a floating barge. Long may it reign. 25 Classic Restaurants Every San Franciscan Must Try - Eater SF
How to get into the 14 best speakeasies in America
In the dark days of Prohibition, the fun was had at speakeasies. And while at least a billion bars now try to replicate the vibe of those underground flapper-zones, only a select few are actually worthy of the title (even if they swear they don't want it). Mainly because you can't find their door without reading this story. Here are America's best speakeasies.
Pod 39 April Bloomfield’s Salvation Taco may be the best-known amenity at this Murray Hill hotel, but we like to think the framed roof deck is the real star. 145 E. 39th St. (at Lexington Ave.); 212-865-5700 or thepodhotel.com