Replicated Recipes

At the stunning new SFMOMA, In Situ’s menu is comprised of recipes replicated from award winning chefs from around the globe. This unique dining experience collaborates their menus from over 80 popular restaurants and has been  dubbed “America’s most original new restaurant” by “The New York Times.” Reservations here: http://insitu.sfmoma.org/reservation

Best of the Bay: Bucket List

Thanks to our friends at Thrillist – who compiled this great list of Bay Area Bucket List ideas, we’ll feature one per month that tickles our fancy. For March, it’s enjoying a Mai Tai at the Tonga Room, the only place you can do so while enjoying a rainstorm (thunder and lightning included). Make a…

Experience the Bay’s Sea life

During your upcoming or next visit to Hotel Zephyr, be sure not to miss a chance to visit the Aquarium of the Bay, just a couple minutes’ walk to Pier 39. Meet one of their newest mammals, Tahoe, the river otter! Aquarium of the Bay provides unforgettable encounters with local marine life that inspire both…

China Live

We had the great fortune to attend the opening of China Live about a week ago. This new gem on the scene is a must visit on your next San Francisco adventure. Restaurants, shopping and epicurean delights are abundant in this gorgeous space in the heart of Chinatown. More information here: http://www.chinalivesf.com/  

Looking for a Unique Adventure?

If you don’t feel like one of the tried and true methods of seeing our fair City by the Bay, you may want to check out this unique take on sightseeing – an urban scavenger hunt! Click here for more information: https://www.bigcityhunt.com/locations/San_Fransisco_Historic_Scavenger_Hunt.html  

St. Patrick’s Day Block Parties

Two of favorite gathering areas for St. Patricks day are surrounding the Royal Exchange in the Financial District and Taverna Aventine in North Beach.  Check it out: https://www.facebook.com/events/183616768679805/ Both within an easy walking distance or public transportation from Hotel Zephyr.  

Free Flowers!

On the first Tuesday of every month, the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park offers free admission to view their 1,700 species of plants and flowers spanning the globe – over 50 countries are represented. More information here:  http://www.conservatoryofflowers.org/visit/hours    

Mardi Gras, San Francisco Style

The Mardi Gras parade starts at 5pm on Tuesday, February 28, near the Biergarten in Hayes Valley at 424 Octavia. Cost is FREE!  

National Tortilla Chip Day

Tortillas were first mass-produced in Los Angeles in the late 1940’s. It is said that the triangle-shaped chips were made popular by Rebecca Webb Carranza as a way to use misshapen tortillas rejected from their automated manufacturing machine that she and her husband used at their Los Angeles deli and tortilla factory. Some of our…

Zinfandel Experience

One of the world’s largest tastings for a single varietal, the annual Zinfandel Experience is taking place at nearby Pier 27 February 23 -25.