Basik serves some seriously good acai bowls (or really acai plastic cups/tubs). A few bar seats that look out on Polk Street are all they have inside, so this is more of a grab-and-go situation. But odds are, you’re getting this after going on a run or a trip to the gym anyway, so why slow down by sitting?
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House of Prime Rib in Nob Hill is where you should go celebrate with a lot of meat and large bottles of wine.
Swan Oyster Depot
You don’t need us to tell you that Swan Oyster Depot is great. But we’re going to anyway.
Amelie in Nob Hill is a neighborhood spot with well-priced wine and French and Italian small plates.
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Picnic on Third
There are no picnics at Picnic On Third in Soma, but there are some tasty lunch options.
Sorrel is an upscale California-Italian place in Pac Heights that’s designed to impress, even if they do everything a little too by the book.
Fifth Arrow in Union Square is a bar and bowling alley with pizza that you’ll actually want to eat.
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Blue Barn Gourmet
If you’re looking to be healthy - or at least feel like you’re being healthy - hit up Blue Barn.
One of the better lunch options in the Financial District, get Heyday into your midday rotation.
The Grove in Hayes Valley has a huge, but sort of bland bland food menu. That being said, it's healthy-ish and good to keep in your back pocket.
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