San Francisco's Tiny Yerba Buena Lane Packs a Big Punch

The Contemporary Jewish Museum (©Scott Chernis/SF Travel)

The Contemporary Jewish Museum (©Scott Chernis/SF Travel)

Step into sunshine at Lemonade's comfort-food cafeteria, now serving breakfast burritos, parfait bowls and pretty pastries starting at 8 am. Delarosa keeps it casual at communal tables where Roman-style pizza (thin, crispy crusts) and family-style plates curb Italian cravings. Tasty and especially lively at happy hour, Tropisueño delivers quick Mexican fare and a classic margarita. Japanese noodles hit the spot at Ippudo, where the popular imported chain serves up izakaya-style dishes like its 18-hour tonkotsu pork broth ramen.

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Dog-Friendly Hotels and Inns Beyond San Francisco

City dog owners often face the predicament of what to do with their faithful companion when they want to make a quick escape. Dog hotels and boarders are a good solution, but costly. Dog-obsessed friends are another remedy. But really, what those puppy dog eyes want is to go with you. So get out of town and take them. Along the coast and in the mountains, dog-friendly hotels abound, here's some of them, and fun activities and places to eat while you guys are there.

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SF-Based StyleVISA Curates The World

For those with perpetual wanderlust, a new SF-based website, StyleVISA, can provide a temporary travel fix. The site features finds from France, Sweden, New Zealand, Japan, Africa, Mexico, Tunisia, Canada and across the US, ranging from home goods to skincare to accessories. Each product has a story and a complimentary Tumblr blog extends the StyleVISA trip via inspirational world photography.

Founded by a globetrotting husband and wife duo who collectively speak Spanish, Italian, French and Portuguese, StyleVISA is a way to share their love of travel and stay involved with designers and artisans from different places.

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