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El Techo de Lolinda

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The perfect view at El Techo de Lolinda is the ultimate backdrop for a Mexican brunch with the gals. (Added bonus: the tenting and glass walls, which keep things toasty for SF "summer" without sacrificing the vista.)

Gravel & Gold

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After El Techo de Lolinda, head to this shop off of Valencia to find clothing from Africa, Pennsylvania and everywhere in between. You'll find the best gifts: books, journals, bags, jewelry and lots more. Also look out for their workshops on how to make stuff.

Walgreens

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After an afternoon of indulgence, it's time to BB with Revlon PhotoReady BB Cream™ Skin Perfector. This Beauty Balm is skincare, makeup, and sunscreen, all rolled into one, affordable package (so you can easily camouflage those bottomless Bloodys). Pick it up at this two-story flagship megastore.

20th Century Cafe

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Michelle Polzine, Range's star pastry chef, now has a bakery of her own, with Eastern European-inspired offerings like potato knish, Russian honey cake, and poppyseed bagels. Have a casual, sweet breakfast here to begin the day.

Reliquary

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After some coffee and breakfast pastries, head to Reliquary for gorgeous vintage clothing, jewelry, textile, and other objects of desire. Proprietor Leah Bershad hand picks small designer lines and vintage items to create a collection you won't find elsewhere.

B. Patisserie

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Belinda Leong's wildly popular new pastry shop faced sellout crowds in the early going, but has settled into its groove as customers flock for her famous kouign amann, the exquisite grande macaron, and the luscious chocolate-caramel-toffee mousse.

Circle & Square

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Local proprietor Bunny Fayne and her partner Tracy Albers bring a gorgeous collection of jewelry, accessories plus beauty products to Presidio Heights. Indie and unique designs rule here, including Urban Bouler, Stephen Estelle, Rinkel, Pamela Sweeney and more.

Hops & Hominy

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Sunday brunch at this Union Square hotspot is filled with Southern-fried favorites—indulge in dishes like pork and grits, biscuits and gravy, or the salty-sweet wings, waffles, and watermelon.
The brunch menu at this neighborhood standby is filled with rustic, seasonal dishes. For something savory, go for soft scrambled eggs with roast corn, avocado, cherry tomatoes and garlic croutons or the smoked trout with a house-made bagel. A cream biscuit with peach butter or custard French toast will satisfy any sweet tooth.

Magpie & Rye

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After lingering over brunch at Nopa, head to this tiny Western Addition for stunning jewelry you won't find anywhere else, plus home goods, books and gifts that mostly hail from North America. As soon as you walk in, you'll want to move in.
This tiny, hidden gem offers the quintessential San Francisco dining experience. Brunch here is a tribute to the seasons, using the freshest, local ingredients. The cazuela with eggs, pork, bacon, garbanzo beans, spinach and tomatillo sauce is a crowd favorite.
Picnic carries apparel, home goods, and gifts, the perfect spot to pick up a gift for someone else; an even better place to shop for yourself.

El Techo de Lolinda

The perfect view at El Techo de Lolinda is the ultimate backdrop for a Mexican brunch with the gals. (Added bonus: the tenting and glass walls, which keep things toasty for SF "summer" without sacrificing the vista.)

Gravel & Gold

After El Techo de Lolinda, head to this shop off of Valencia to find clothing from Africa, Pennsylvania and everywhere in between. You'll find the best gifts: books, journals, bags, jewelry and lots more. Also look out for their workshops on how to make stuff.

Walgreens

After an afternoon of indulgence, it's time to BB with Revlon PhotoReady BB Cream™ Skin Perfector. This Beauty Balm is skincare, makeup, and sunscreen, all rolled into one, affordable package (so you can easily camouflage those bottomless Bloodys). Pick it up at this two-story flagship megastore.

20th Century Cafe

Michelle Polzine, Range's star pastry chef, now has a bakery of her own, with Eastern European-inspired offerings like potato knish, Russian honey cake, and poppyseed bagels. Have a casual, sweet breakfast here to begin the day.

Reliquary

After some coffee and breakfast pastries, head to Reliquary for gorgeous vintage clothing, jewelry, textile, and other objects of desire. Proprietor Leah Bershad hand picks small designer lines and vintage items to create a collection you won't find elsewhere.

B. Patisserie

Belinda Leong's wildly popular new pastry shop faced sellout crowds in the early going, but has settled into its groove as customers flock for her famous kouign amann, the exquisite grande macaron, and the luscious chocolate-caramel-toffee mousse.

Circle & Square

Local proprietor Bunny Fayne and her partner Tracy Albers bring a gorgeous collection of jewelry, accessories plus beauty products to Presidio Heights. Indie and unique designs rule here, including Urban Bouler, Stephen Estelle, Rinkel, Pamela Sweeney and more.

Hops & Hominy

Sunday brunch at this Union Square hotspot is filled with Southern-fried favorites—indulge in dishes like pork and grits, biscuits and gravy, or the salty-sweet wings, waffles, and watermelon.

Nopa

The brunch menu at this neighborhood standby is filled with rustic, seasonal dishes. For something savory, go for soft scrambled eggs with roast corn, avocado, cherry tomatoes and garlic croutons or the smoked trout with a house-made bagel. A cream biscuit with peach butter or custard French toast will satisfy any sweet tooth.

Magpie & Rye

After lingering over brunch at Nopa, head to this tiny Western Addition for stunning jewelry you won't find anywhere else, plus home goods, books and gifts that mostly hail from North America. As soon as you walk in, you'll want to move in.

Olea

This tiny, hidden gem offers the quintessential San Francisco dining experience. Brunch here is a tribute to the seasons, using the freshest, local ingredients. The cazuela with eggs, pork, bacon, garbanzo beans, spinach and tomatillo sauce is a crowd favorite.

Picnic

Picnic carries apparel, home goods, and gifts, the perfect spot to pick up a gift for someone else; an even better place to shop for yourself.