Every time I visit San Francisco I soak up as much of its' distinctness as possible. It is a puzzle trying to fit in all I would like to do in a few days while also just being open to soaking up the culture in a spontaneous way. As in any great city there are a myriad of cool stuff to do, here are a few things in San Francisco that just make me smile
*To enjoy the full flavor of the Mission District you must stroll it by foot. Perhaps pick up some yummies at Bi-Rite market or an ice cream at their creamery (be prepared to wait in line), walk to Dolores Park to enjoy some great people watching, music and a stunning view. (Of course you could also opt for a trip to the iconic-almost always has a line Tartine Bakery or a lunch/dinner at Foreign Cinema) Maybe extended your time in the Mission to include the deliciousness of Delphina. Wow!! In my opinion, much more tastier and fun than Zuni Cafe.
*Explore a bit of Golden Gate Park (it's massive!) and end up at the De Young Museum, where you can sketch a few of your inspirations after having a glass of wine with lunch in their indoor/outdoor cafe. My favorite is Andy Goldsworthy's sculpture near the entrance that people just completely ignore because it looks like rock benches. Genius!
Be sure to make your way up to their Observation Deck, it offers incredible views of the city and the bay plus it's a great spot to map out where you want to head off to next.
*Squeeze in a breakfast or brunch at Sweet Woodruff & look for culinary tips and tricks as they create their original menu items in their huge open kitchen. Then, head to Hayes Valley for a snack at Arlequin Cafe and stroll Hayes Street for some fun♥ special take aways .... and Voila the weekend is over but your head home with new food/fashion/art/style ideas galore♡