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David Gallagher, Flickr
Inside The Castro

San Francisco has more independent cinemas than most cities its size. How these single-screen treasures survive at all is a miracle — especially in an age of multiplex cinemas, on-demand home movies, YouTube, you name it...

Shot by Thiago Da Costa. Edited by Justin Schultz.

As the food truck scene continues to boom, it takes a unique idea to stand out from the pack. I think Le Truc has done it — not only with its delicious food (like the wildly popular chicken meatball sandwich), but also with a fun twist on...

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Tell me: Is there a better way to spend an evening than kicking back and watching one of your favorite classic movies while tucking into a smoky masala pork chop?

 

Except that this is not a Netflix night in, my friends, but a...

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Can you suggest a cool shopping experience in San Francisco that's a bit more adventurous than the Main Street vibe of Union Square?

— crosstowngirl 

Directed and shot by: Thiago Da Costa. Edited by: Thiago Da Costa, Justin Schultz

The world's greenest museum is right here in San Francisco — and what's even better is that it's like four different destinations in one...

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Mswine, Flickr

Rumor has it that chicken and waffles first gained popularity in 1930s Harlem, when the after-hours' crowd was looking for something to eat that satisfied both...

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As a child growing up in Kobe, Japan, I used to stop by a bakery on the way back from school every day to pick up mochi and manju — the yummiest...

Directed and shot by: Thiago Da Costa. Edited by: Thiago Da Costa, Justin Schultz.
Inside the Fortune Cookie Factory

Ross Alley, in San Francisco's Chinatown, was once home to mostly gamblers and prostitutes. Today, it's where fortune cookies are still made the old-fashioned way...

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Whenever a guest wants to hit the Golden Gate Bridge, I often tell them to skip it (it's usually too foggy and windy up there), and head straight to...

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Chris Bushnell

As a concierge I'm always being asked about the hottest bars and restaurants in town. And, frankly, it's a full-time occupation just trying to keep track. But whenever a guest asks me to recommend a more classic, old-time experience, I send them to Bix...