When I initially started to think about everything that makes San Francisco what it is, I suddenly began to feel overwhelmed by the amazingness of this city and the things I’ve yet to explore. After living here for so long and spending two wonderful years working downtown, my hope is that this collection of my favorite places and spaces helps others enjoy this happy town like a local. There are so many incredible aspects of this city, from fine arts to great food to amazing shopping. Whether it’s jogging through the Panhandle on a weekday afternoon, riding bikes across the Golden Gate Bridge, or stopping by Stern Grove for a quintessential summer evening, this big city truly feels like my small-town home.
Read on for our local’s guide to San Francisco!