Author: Christina Vidal

If you're looking for some of the best, freshest, and most inventive omakase sushi in San Francisco, Kinjo is your spot. Kinjo translates to "neighborhood" in Japanese, and that's exactly the feel of this new Polk Street hotspot. In Japanese culture, neighborhood restaurants are a central

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Floating off of the coast of Indonesia are three tiny islands adorned with white-sand beaches, crystal-clear turquoise water, swaying palms, horse-drawn carraiges (yes, there are no cars or motorbikes!), and unbelievable sunsets.  With a very relaxing sunny island atmosphere combining with a very lively party scene, the

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Full of swanky, seventies glamour, Chambers Eat + Drink is the perfect SF date night hot spot Chambers Eat + Drink is a smooth contemporary American restaurant located within the Phoenix Hotel, a funky, boutique tenderloin hotel defined by it's ultra-cool mid-century modern feel. Rock and rollers (everyone

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Okane is a neighborhood sushi & sake haven by the famed Japanese restauranteur Kash Feng, who opened the popular michelin-starred Omakase (with a chef's tasting menu only starting at $150/head). The new Okane, right next door in the SOMA district of San Francisco, succeeds in taking the same innovative and

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Kauai Kauai is an island like no other. The farthest of the Hawaiian islands, it has managed to stay very 'Old Hawaii' with its slow-paced island lifestyle and one-of-a-kind beauty. Nicknamed "The Garden Isle", Kauai is home to canopies of lush tropical plants and trees that envelop

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Venice, with it's winding canals, trademark gondolas, delicious bellinis and unmistakable Italian charm, is everything you have dreamed of Italy and more. Everywhere you look, this city is nothing short of magical. Sometimes, it really seems like Disneyland, like there is no way this could possibly be real.

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Spectacularly set in the foothills of the Northern Italian Alps is a beautiful blue lake surrounded by palatial villas, blooming bougainvillea & colorful cobblestone towns. A place where the rich & famous go to escape the hustle & bustle of the everyday; trading in the

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Rising 39 stories at the top of the Marriott Marquis hotel is a swanky lounge with floor-to-ceiling starburst windows showcasing a spectacular panoramic view of San Francisco from all angles. "The View" as it's aptly called, combines a killer atmosphere with luxe cocktails and delicious bar bites for a happy hour

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