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Things to do in San Francisco this week

Any given week, there are hundreds of things to do in San Francisco, from concerts and comedy shows to art exhibits and food events, and that’s really only scratching the surface.

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The best cupcakes in San Francisco

The Bay Area is full of ‘em, whether you're a red velvet traditionalist or a booze-and-bacon flavored voyeur.

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17 signs you're not going to make it in San Francisco

Getting acclimatized to our customs and quirks can take some time. Even so, San Francisco isn't for everyone.

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Bay area rent prices are as bad as you imagined

Everyone knows that rent in the Bay Area is incredibly expensive, but Zumper's Annual Rent Report takes a hard look at the actual numbers and reveals some interesting surprises.

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Where to eat in San Francisco

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Top vegetarian restaurants in San Francisco

Peruse our top picks for places that dedicate most or all of their menus to plant-based cooking.

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San Francisco's best food trucks

Mobile food vendors are on a roll, offering everything from seafood to snout-to-tail dishes.

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The best coffee shops and cafés in SF

Finding the perfect cup of coffee in San Francisco falls right below artisan toast and parking spots in the Mission District as an all-consuming local obsession.

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The best burgers in San Francisco

Get your hands on a prime patty—Time Out's top-five contenders for the best burgers in the city.

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Arts and culture in San Francisco

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Mission murals tour

Get an eye-popping preview of the famous street-art enclave with our curated highlights of murals in the Mission, including paint-covered Balmy Alley

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The best San Francisco art galleries

From blue-chip institutions to funky artists’ collectives, we’ve selected the best art spaces to see local and international talent

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The best San Francisco museums

Explore everything from local history to cutting-edge science and globe-spanning art—these museums are well worth the price of admission

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Where to see live music and concerts in San Francisco

Catch a touring star or a homegrown hero with our guide to the best venues in the city for live music and concerts

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Plan the perfect weekend or day out

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Free things to do in San Francisco

Have great day out without spending a dime with these inspiring ideas for free things to do in the city, including gratis sites, attractions and museums

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San Francisco events calendar

Plan ahead with Time Out's guide to the biggest and best annual events, festivals and concerts

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San Francisco area guides

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The Mission

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SoMa

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Downtown San Francisco

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North Beach and Fisherman's Wharf

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The Haight, Western Addition and Hayes Valley

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Sunset, Golden Gate Park and Richmond

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