Best of the Bay 2018

Best of the Bay 2018: City Living Winners

Illustration by Aaron Joseph/Identafire.com

48 Hills is proud to host the 43rd SF Bay Guardian Best of the Bay Readers’ Poll. For other categories including Food & Drink, Arts & Entertainment, and Shopping, please visit the Best of the Bay homepage here.

BEST STREET FAIR
FOLSOM STREET FAIR
www.folsomstreetevents.org
Runners up: Haight Street Fair, How Weird Street Faire

BEST HOTEL
PHOENIX HOTEL
601 Eddy, SF
www.phoenixsf.com
Runners up: Hotel Nikko, Palace Hotel

BEST TOUR
TIE
SAN FRANCISCO GHOST HUNT
www.sfghosthunt.com
WILD SF TOURS
www.wildsftours.com
Runners up: Urban Trek, Gourmet Walks Chocolate Tour

BEST EVENT OR VENUE FOR KIDS
EXPLORATORIUM
Pier 15, SF
www.exploratorium.edu
Runners up: California Academy of Sciences, Randall Museum

BEST POLITICIAN
JANE KIM
Runners up: Kamala Harris, Mark Leno

BEST NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION
TIE
ROCKET DOG RESCUE
3561 Foothill Blvd, Oakl.
www.rocketdogrescue.org
SF TENANTS UNION
ww.sftu.org
Runner up: Creativity Explored, La Casa de las Madres

BEST LOCAL WEBSITE
BROKE-ASS STUART
www.brokeassstuart.com
Runners up: Mission Local, Funcheap SF

BEST LOCALLY PRODUCED TV SHOW
REALITY CHECK TV
www.realitychecktv.com
Runners up: Soundwaves TV, Check Please! Bay Area

BEST RADIO STATION
BFF.FM
www.bff.fm
Runner up: KALW, KPOO

BEST RADIO DJ OR SHOW
“YOUR CALL WITH ROSE AGUILAR”
KALW
www.kalw.org/programs/your-call
Runners up: Lamont & Tonelli, Forum with Michael Krasny

Getting some ink at Idle Hand Tattoo

BEST TATTOO PARLOR
IDLE HAND
575 Haight, SF.
www.idlehandsf.com
Runners up: Black and Blue Tattoo, Tuesday Tattoo

BEST TATTOO ARTIST
JEN LEE
www.tattoocitysf.com/jen-lees-gallery
Runners up: Tanya Wischerath, Anne Williams

BEST ANIMAL RESCUE
MUTTVILLE
255 Alabama, SF
www.muttville.org
Runners up: SFSPCA, East Bay SPCA

BEST DOG WALKING
DOG TALES
(415) 948-3840
www.dogtalesunleashed.com
Runners up: Bay Area Canine Club, Ruff Paws

At the VIP Scrub Club

BEST PET GROOMING
VIP GROOMING/VIP SCRUB CLUB
4299 24th St., SF
1734 Church, SF
www.vipgroomingsf.com
Runners up: Kositas, Mud Puppy’s

BEST VETERINARIAN
MISSION PET HOSPITAL
720 Valencia, SF
www.missionpet.com
Runners up: Urban Pet Hospital, Epecially Cats

BEST DENTIST
DR. JENNIFER TERRY, DDS
3349 17th St, SF.
www.terrydental.com
Runners up: Washington Square Park Dental, Dr. Knneth L. Wong

BEST DOCTOR
DR. LISA STERMAN
Runners up: Dr. Peter Hunt, Dr. Therese Chan Tack

BEST OPTOMETRIST
URBAN EYES
300 Sanchez, SF
www.urbaneyessf.com
Runners up: Eye Gotcha, Eyedentity, UC Berkeley Optometry Clinic

BEST ALTERNATIVE HEALING
FIVE PINS PROJECT
491 Guerrero, SF
www.fivepinsproject.com
Runners up: Double Happiness Health, SF Custom Chiropractic

BEST CHIROPRACTOR
Matt Colman, Hayes Valley Wellness
190 Gough, SF.
www.hayesvalleywellness.com
Runners up: Dr. Lance von Stade, Golden Gate Chiropractic Center

BEST THERAPIST
NIKI KHANNA
www.nikikhanna.com
Runners up: San Francisco Therapy Collective, Maya Lane

BEST PLUMBER
THOMAS FRIEL PLUMBING
254 Connecticut, SF.
(415) 626-1662
Runners up: Moonlight Plumbing, Fazule & Sons

BEST ELECTRICIAN
IKE’S ELECTRIC
3546 19th St., SF.
www.ikeselectric.com
Runners up: Pauric Electric, Wells Electric

BEST MOVING SERVICE
DELANCEY STREET MOVERS
(415) 957-9800
www.delanceystreetfoundation.org
Runners up: Shamrock Moving and Storage, Iron Man Moving

BEST HOUSE CLEANERS
LA COLECTIVA
www.lacolectivasf.org
Runners up: Xavier Cleaning Service, No Spot Cleaning

BEST AUTO MECHANICS
PAT’S GARAGE
1090 26th St., SF
www.patsgarage.com
Runners up: Luscious Garage, San Francisco Auto Repair

A ‘Pelican’ from Box Dog Bikes

BEST BICYCLE REPAIR
BOX DOG BIKES
494 14th St., SF
www.boxdogbikes.com
Runners up: Valencia Cyclery, Pedal Revolution

BEST SHOE REPAIR
PIONEER RENEWER
4501 18th St., SF
(415) 255-4576
Runner up: Anthony’s, Sunset Shoe Repair

BEST TAILOR
YOUNG’S
2162 Mission, SF
(415) 255-2209
Runners up: Michelle’s Tailor, Diaz Brothers

BEST LAUNDROMAT
LAUNDRÉ
2140 Mission, SF
www.laundre.co
Runners up: Woody’s Oakland, Spin City

BEST DRY CLEANERS
GLEN PARK CLEANERS
701 Chenery, SF
(415) 239-8247
Runners up: Sunny Laundrette, Royal Cleaners

BEST SALON
GINGER RUBIO
600 Shotwell, SF
www.gingerrubio.com
Runners up: Glamarama, Vierra & Friends

Stylists and barbers at Public Barber

BEST BARBER SHOP
Public Barber Salon
571 Geary, SF
1528 Grant, SF
www.publicbarbersalon.com
Runners up: Peoples Barber, Moe’s

BEST HAIRSTYLIST
STEFANIE GINSBERG, AHMET’S BARBER AND HAIR STYLING
(415) 788-1919
RUNNERS UP: Anthony Lymon, Tiffany Barrios

BEST MASSAGE
TAYLOR WILLIAMS MASSAGE
19 Tucker Ave., SF
(831) 234-6517
Runners up: Psoas Bodywork, Earthbody

Achimedes Banya, tied for Best Spa

BEST SPA
TIE
KABUKI HOT SPRINGS
1750 Geary, SF
www.kabukisprings.com
ARCHIMEDES BANYA
748 Innes, SF
www.banyasf.com
Runners up: Nob Hill Soa, Cavallo Point

BEST FITNESS/GYM
TIE
ESKABO DAAN FILIPINO MARTIAL ARTS
1475 Polk, SF
www.eskabodaan.org
FITNESS SF
Mutliple locations
www.fitnesssf.com
Runners up: MX3, Oakland Fitness Company

BEST TRAINER
TIE
ACE MORGAN
(510) 459-8202
acemorganfitness.wordpress.com
SEBASTIAN GRUBB
www.sebastian.fit
Runners up: Tammy Foxx Bridal Fitness Coach, Glen Shope MX3

BEST YOGA STUDIO
LAUGHING LOTUS
3271 16th St., SF
sf.laughinglotus.com
Runners up: Mission Yoga, Yoga Garden

BEST YOGA INSTRUCTOR
TIE
VAZA
www.vazayoga.com
VALERIE STARR
www.valeriestarryoga.com
Runners up: Steve23, Juicy Liberty Goldman

BEST AMATEUR SPORTS TEAM
SAN FRANCISCO CITY FOOTBALL CLUB
www.sfcityfc.com
Runners up: Bay Area Derby Girls, Mezcala FC

Best of the Bay 2018: Arts & Entertainment Winners

Illustration by Aaron Joseph/Identafire.com

48 Hills is proud to host the 43rd SF Bay Guardian Best of the Bay Readers’ Poll. For other categories including Food & Drink, Shopping, and City Living, please visit the Best of the Bay homepage here.

BEST MOVIE THEATER
CASTRO THEATRE
429 Castro, SF
www.castrotheatre.com
Runners up: Grand Lake Theatre, Balbo Theatre

BEST REP FILM HOUSE
ROXIE THEATER
3117 16th St., SF
www.roxie.com
Runners up: Alamo Drafthouse, Castro Theatre

BEST MUSEUM
SF MOMA
151 Third St., SF
www.sfmoma.org
Runners up: de Young Museum, Asian Art Museum

BEST ART GALLERY
MINNESOTA STREET PROJECT
1274 Minnesota , SF
www.minnesotastreetproject.com
Runners up: 111 Minna, Galería de la Raza

A piece at ODC. Photo by RJ Muna

BEST DANCE COMPANY
ODC
351 Shotwell, SF
www.odcdance.org
Runners up: Smuin Ballet, Alonzo King/LINES Ballet

BEST THEATER COMPANY
TIE
CROWDED FIRE THEATRE
www.crowdedfire.org
UN-SCRIPTED THEATRE COMPANY
www.un-scripted.com
Runners up: SF Neo-Futurists, Berkeley Rep

BEST PERFORMANCE SPACE
Z SPACE
450 Florida, SF
www.zspace.org
Runners up: PianoFight, EXIT Theatre

BEST FILM FESTIVAL
FRAMELINE
www.frameline.org
Runners up: Jewish Film Festival, SF International Film Festival

From the SF Ethnic Dance Festival

BEST ARTS FESTIVAL
SF ETHNIC DANCE FESTIVAL
www.worldartswest.org
Runners up: Litquake, National Queer Arts Festival

BEST MUSIC FESTIVAL
HARDLY STRICTLY BLUEGRASS
www.hardlystrictlybluegrass.com
Runners up: Outside Lands, Noise Pop

BEST BOOK PUBLISHER
LAST GASP
www.lastgasp.com
Runners up: Chronicle Books, City Lights

BEST RECORD LABEL
TRICYCLE RECORDS
www.tricyclerecords.com
Runners up: Dark Entries, Arhoolie Records

BEST BAND
SMALL CRIMES
smallcrimes1.bandcamp.com
Runners up: The Krypters, Howell Devine

BEST SINGER-SONGWRITER
SAM CHASE
www.thesamchase.com
Runners up: Pete Feliciano, Andrew St. James

BEST DJ
JUSTIN MARTIN
Runners up: David Harness, Blondie K

BEST LIVE MUSIC VENUE
THE INDEPENDENT
628 Divisadero, SF
www.theindependentsf.com
Runners up: Great American Music Hall, The Fillmore

BEST OVERALL NIGHTLIFE VENUE
MONARCH
101 Sixth St., SF
www.monarchsf.com
Runners up: DNA Lounge, The Great Northern

DJs Blondie K and subOctave at Fringe

BEST OVERALL DANCE PARTY
TIE
FRINGE
www.fringesf.com
NONSTOP BHANGRA
www.nonstopbhangra.com
Runners up: As You Like It, Bootie

BEST ROCK CLUB
BOTTOM OF THE HILL
1233 17th St., SF
www.bottomofthehill.com
Runners up: Slim’s, DNA Lounge

BEST REGGAE CLUB
DUB MISSION
www.dubmissionsf.com
Runners up: Milk Bar, Sweetwater Music Hall

BEST HIP-HOP CLUB
TRAP CITY
www.trapcitysf.com
Runners up: Swagger Like Us, Double Dutch

BEST JAZZ CLUB
SFJAZZ
201 Franklin, SF
www.sfjazz.org
Runners up: Club Deluxe, The Black Cat

BEST SALSA CLUB
EL RIO
3158 Mission, SF
www.elriosf.com
Runners up: Little Baobab, Calle 11

BEST HOUSE/TECHNO CLUB
THE GREAT NORTHERN
119 Utah, SF
www.thegreatnorthernsf.com
Runners up: Public Works, The Midway

BEST LATE-NIGHT DANCING
DNA LOUNGE
375 11th St., SF.
www.dnalounge.com
Runners up: Monarch, The Stud

BEST TRIVIA NIGHT
BIG QUEER PUB QUIZ
www.facebook.com/bigqueerpubquiz
Runners up: Pop’s Bar, Mad Dog in the Fog

BEST JUKEBOX
LUCKY 13
2140 Market, SF
(415) 487-1313
Runners up: Shanghai Kelly’s, The Uptown

BEST KARAOKE BAR
THE MINT
1942 Market, SF
themint.net
Runners up: Encore Lounge, Bow Bow

The family crew at Swagger Like Us. Photo by Takeover Tokyo

BEST OVERALL QUEER PARTY
SWAGGER LIKE US
www.swaggersf.com
Runners up: Creature, Daytime Realness

BEST GAY DANCE CLUB
THE STUD
399 Ninth St., SF
www.studsf.com
Runners up: Oasis, El Rio

BEST DRAG QUEENOR KING
PEACHES CHRIST
www.peacheschrist.com
Runners up: Heklina, D’Arcy Drollinger

BEST DRAG SHOW
TIE
MOTHER AT OASIS
www.sfoasis.com
RICE ROCKETTES AT LOOKOUT
www.facebook.com/ricerockettes
Runners up: Rebel Kings of Oakland, Palace of Trash

BEST BURLESQUE
HUBBA HUBBA REVUE
www.facebook.com/groups/hubbahubbarevue
Runners up: First Friday Follies at Stork Club,Red Hots Burlesque

BEST COMEDY VENUE
THE PUNCH LINE
444 Battery, SF.
www.punchlinecomedyclub.com
Runners up: Cobb’s Comedy Club, PianoFight

BEST COMEDIAN
MARGA GOMEZ
www.margagomez.com
Runners up: Nato Green, Dhaya Lakshminarayanan

BEST MAGICIAN
CHRISTIAN CAGIGAL
www.christiancagigal.com
Runners up: Robert Strong, Dennis Kryakos

BEST OPEN MIC NIGHT
HOTEL UTAH
500 Fourth St., SF
www.hotelutah.com
Runners up: Madrone Art Bar,Cornerstone

BEST LITERARY NIGHT
OCTOPUS LITERARY SALON
www.oaklandoctopus.org
Runners up: Writers with Drinks, Poets! at Bird & Beckett

Our Puff columnist Dan Karkoska with Weed Santa at the Emerald Cup

BEST CANNABIS EVENT
THE EMERALD CUP
www.theemeraldcup.com
Runners up: Puff at the Stud, 4/20 on Hippie Hill

BEST STRIP CLUB
NEW CENTURY THEATER
816 Larkin, SF
www.newcenturysf.com
Runners up: Condor, Gold Club

BEST SEX CLUB
EROS
2051 Market, SF
www.erossf.com
Runners Up: Steamworks Berkeley, Blowbuddies

BEST EROTIC ARTIST
COURTNEY TROUBLE
www.courtneytrouble.com
Runners up: Jet Noir, Leo Forte

Best of the Bay 2018: Food & Drink Winners

Illustration by Aaron Joseph/Identafire.com

48 Hills is proud to host the 43rd SF Bay Guardian Best of the Bay Readers’ Poll. For other categories including Arts & Entertainment, Shopping, and City Living, please visit the Best of the Bay homepage here.

BEST OVERALL RESTAURANT
PALIO D’ASTI
640 Sacramento, SF
www.paliosf.com
Runners Up: NOPA, Zuni

BEST NEW RESTAURANT
CHE FICO
838 Divisadero, SF
www.chefico.com
Runners up: Pearl, Violet’s

BEST RESTAURANT SERVICE
NOPA
560 Divisadero, SF
www.nopasf.com
Runners up: Delfina, Spruce

BEST BUDGET RESTAURANT
TU LAN
8 Sixth St., SF
(415) 626-0927
Runners up: SAJJ Mediterranean, Yamo

BEST SPLURGE RESTAURANT
GARY DANKO
800 North Point, SF
www.garydanko.com
Runners up: House of Prime Rib, Boulevard

BEST LATE-NIGHT RESTAURANT
BERETTA
1199 Valencia, SF
www.berettasf.com
Runners up: Orphan Andy’s, Grubstake

BEST ROMANTIC RESTAURANT
TIE
FIREFLY
4228 24th St., SF.
www.fireflysf.com
FOREIGN CINEMA
2534 Mission, SF
www.foreigncinema.com
Runners up: Seven Hills, Cafe Jacqueline

At the Eat Real Festival

BEST FOOD/DRINK FESTIVAL
EAT REAL
www.eatrealfest.com
Runners up: Eat Drink SF, Outside Lands

BEST FOOD TRUCK
CURRY UP NOW
www.curryupnow.com
Runners up: Señor Sisig, The Chairman

BEST FOOD DELIVERY
CAVIAR
www.trycaviar.com
Runners up: Postmates, Door Dash

BEST FARMERS’ MARKET
ALEMANY FARMER’S MARKET
100 Alemany Blvd., SF
(415) 647-9423
Runners Up: Ferry Plaza, Heart of the City

BEST VEGETARIAN
GREENS
Fort Mason Center, SF
www.greensrestaurant.com
Runners Up: Thai Idea, Ananda Fuara

Shine Vegan Sushi

BEST VEGAN
SHIZEN VEGAN SUSHI
370 14th St., SF.
www.shizensf.com
Runners Up: Souley Vegan, Gracias Madre

BEST SMALL PLATES
PICARO
3120 16th St., SF
www.picarotapasrestaurant.com
Runners up: Zarzuela, Cha Cha Cha

BEST PIZZA
TIE
GOLDEN BOY
542 Green, SF
www.goldenboypizza.com
LITTLE STAR
Multiple locations
www.littlestarpizza.com
Runners Up: Delfina, Zachary’s

BEST SANDWICHES
DELI BOARD
1058 Folsom, SF.
www.deliboardsf.com
Runners up: Lucca’s, Lou’s Cafe

BEST BURRITO
TAQUERIA CANCÚN
2288 Mission, SF
(415) 252-9560
Runners up: El Farolito, La Taqueria

BEST BURGERS
SUPER DUPER BURGER
Multiple locations
www.superduperburgers.com
Runners up: Barney’s, Umami Burger

BEST BARBECUE
4505 BURGERS & BBQ
705 Divisadero, SF
www.4505burgersandbbq.com
Runners up: Cat’s Head, Memphis Minnie’s

BEST SUSHI
ICHI SUSHI
3369 Mission, SF
www.ichisushi.com
Runners up: Ebiso, Sushi Zone

BEST BOWL OF NOODLES
IZA RAMEN
237 Fillmore, SF
1155 Folsom, SF
www.izaramen.com
Runners up: Izakaya Goku, Coco’s Ramen

BEST SOUP
TURTLE TOWER
Multiple locations
www.turtletowersf.com
Runners up: Mau, Garibaldi’s

BEST SALADS
SOUVLA
Multiple locations
www.souvla.com
Runners up: Blue Barn, Pluto’s

BEST SEAFOOD
ANCHOR OYSTER BAR
579 Castro, SF
www.anchoroysterbar.com
Runners up: Scoma’s, Tadich Grill

BEST SOUL FOOD
BRENDA’S SOUL FOOD
652 Polk, SF
www.frenchsoulfood.com
Runner’s up: Front Porch, Hard Knox Cafe

BEST ITALIAN
VEGA
419 Cortland, SF
www.vegapizzasf.com
Runners up: La Ciccia, Bella Trattoria

BEST INDIAN
UDUPI PALACE
Multiple locations
www.udupipalaceca.com
Runners up: Dosa, Pakwan

BEST MIDDLE EASTERN
OLD JERUSALEM
2976 Mission, SF
(415) 642-5958
Runners up: SAJJ Mediterranean, La Mediterranée

BEST MEXICAN
PUERTO ALEGRE
546 Valencia, SF
www.puertoalegresf.net
Runners up: El Farolito, La Taqueria

BEST CHINESE
ERIC’S
1500 Church, SF
www.erics-restaurant.com
Runners up: Mission Chinese, Ton Kiang

BEST THAI
LERS ROS
Multiple locations
www.lersros.com
Runners up: Osha Thai, Farmhouse

BEST BREAKFAST
PLOW
1299 18th St., SF
www.eatatplow.com
Runners up: Pork Store, Just For You

BEST BRUNCH
ZAZIE
941 Cole, SF
www.zaziesf.com
Runner’s up: Finn Town, NOPA

BEST LUNCH
SAUCE BELDEN
56 Belden Place, SF
www.saucesf.com
Runners up: Freshroll, Dinosaurs

BEST DESSERTS
TARTINE
600 Guerrero, SF
www.tartinebakery.com
Runners up: Mission Pie, Toy Boat

A rainbow of Mitchell’s Ice Cream

BEST ICE CREAM
MITCHELL’S
688 San Jose, SF
www.mitchellsicecream.com
Runners up: Humphrey Slocombe, BiRiteCreamery

BEST CAFE
SIMPLE PLEASURES CAFE
3434 Balboa, SF
(415) 387-4022
Runners up: Progressive Grounds, Cafe St. Jorge

BEST COFFEE ROASTERS
RITUAL ROASTERS
Multiple locations
www.ritualroasters.com
Runners up: Andytown, Phil’z

BEST CUP OF TEA
SAMOVAR
730 Howard, SF
411 Valencia, SF
www.samovartea.com
Runners up: Muir’s Tea Room, Lovejoy’s

BEST OVERALL BAR
MADRONE ART BAR
500 Divisadero
www.madroneartbar.com
Runners up: Blackbird, Pop’s Bar

BEST NEW BAR
LAST RITES
718 14th St., SF
www.lastritesbar.com

BEST BARTENDER
Maria Davis, St. Mary’s Pub
www.stmaryspub.com
Runners up: Chris Libby at Madrone, Juan Cendejas of SF Bay Ferry

BEST DIVE BAR
DOC’S CLOCK
2417 Mission, SF
www.docsclock.com
Runners up: Bender’s, Lucky 13

Pull up to the Pied Piper Bar

BEST SWANKY BAR
PIED PIPER BAR
2 New Montgomery, SF
(415) 512-1111
Runners up: Charmaine’s, Bourbon & Branch

BEST SINGLES BAR
BLACKBIRD
2124 Market, SF
www.blackbirdbar.com
Runners up: RobberBaron, Brixton

BEST SPORTS BAR
HI TOPS
2247 Market, SF
www.hitopssf.com
Runners up: Kezar Pub, Bar on Dolores

BEST GAY BAR
THE STUD
399 Ninth St., SF
www.studsf.com
Runners up: El Rio, The Mix

BEST HAPPY HOUR
BAR FLUXUS
18 Harlan Pl., SF
www.barfluxus.com
Runners up: Last Call, The Riptide

BEST WINERY
VISZLAY VINEYARD
929 Limerick Lane, Healdsburg
www.viszlayvineyards.com
Runners up: Gratta, Bluxome

BEST WINE BAR
SCOPO DIVINO
2800 California, SF
www.scopodivino.com
Runners up: Vino Rosso, Hotel Biron

BEST BEER SELECTION
TORONADO
547 Haight, SF
www.toronado.com
Runners up: Old Devil Moon, Zeitgeist

Cocktails at Trick Dog

BEST CREATIVE COCKTAILS
TRICK DOG
3010 20th St. SF
www.trickdogbar.com
Runners up: Mortar & Pestle, Blackbird

BEST BAR STAFF
POP’S BAR
2800 24th St., SF
www.popssf.com
Runners up: Madrone, The Riptide

BEST BAKERY
BLACK JET BAKING COUNTRY
833 Cortland, SF
www.blackjetbakingco.com
Runners up: Tartine, Arizmendi

BEST BUTCHER SHOP
TIE
AVEDANO’S
235 Cortland, SF
www.avedanos.com
OLIVIER’S
1074 Illinois, SF
www.oliviersbutchery.com
Runners up: Fatted Calf, Guerra’s

BEST CHEESE SHOP
COWGIRL CREAMERY
Ferry Building, SF
www.cowgirlcreamery.com
Runners up: Say Cheese, Rainbow Grocery

BEST CHOCOLATIER
DANDELION
740 Valencia, SF
www.dandelionchocolate.com
Runners up: Michael Recchiuti, Chocolate Covered

BEST POT EDIBLES
INCREDIMEDS
www.incredimeds.org
Runners up: Kiva Confections, Harvest

Best of the Bay 2018: Shopping Winners

Illustration by Aaron Joseph/Identafire.com

48 Hills is proud to host the 43rd SF Bay Guardian Best of the Bay Readers’ Poll. For other categories including Food & Drink, Arts & Entertainment, and City Living, please visit the Best of the Bay homepage here.  

Helpful staff at Bird & Beckett Books and Records

BEST STORE STAFF
BIRD & BECKETT BOOKS & RECORDS
653 Chenery, SF
www.birdbeckett.com
Runners up: Good Life Grocery, Gamescape

BEST OVERALL BOOKSTORE
GREEN APPLE BOOKS + MUSIC
506 Clement, SF
www.greenapplebooks.com

BEST USED BOOKSTORE
GREEN APPLE BOOKS + MUSIC
506 Clement, SF
www.greenapplebooks.com
Runners up: Dog Eared Books, Aardvark, City Lights

BEST COMIC BOOK STORE
ISOTOPE COMICS
326 Fell, SF
www.isotopecomics.com
Runners up: Mission Comics, Comix Experience

BEST NEWSSTAND
FOG CITY NEWS
455 Market, SF
www.fogcitynews.com
Runners up: The Grand Newsstand, DeLauer’s

BEST RECORD STORE
AMOEBA
1855 Haight, SF
www.amoeba.com
Runners up: Thrillhouse, Vinyl Dreams

So much Rainbow Grocery!

BEST GROCERY STORE
RAINBOW GROCERY
1745 Folsom, SF
www.rainbow.coop
Runners up: Gus’s Community Market, Good Life Grocery

BEST WOMEN’S CLOTHING STORE
AMBIANCE
Multiple locations
www.ambiancesf.com
Runners up: M.A.C. Modern Appeal Clothing, Nooworks

BEST MEN’S CLOTHING STORE
SUI GENERIS
2231 Market, SF
www.suigenerisconsignment.com/Mens
Runners up: Unionmade, Welcome Stranger

BEST KIDS’ CLOTHING STORE
TIE
CHLOE’S CLOSET
Multiple locations
www.chloescloset.com
MONKEI MILES
1523 Irving, SF
(415) 650-3031
Runners up: Sprout, New Skool

BEST SHOP FOR PARENTS-TO-BE
NATURAL RESOURCES
1367 Valencia, SF
www.naturalresources-sf.com
Runners up: Kira, Tot Tank

BEST VINTAGE CLOTHING STORE
RELIC VINTAGE
1605 Haight, SF
www.relicvintagesf.com
Runners up: Love Street Vintage, Held Over

A look from HAH Couture

BEST LOCAL DESIGNER(S)
HAH Couture
www.facebook.com/HAHfashions
Runners up: Giselle Chapatin, Nooworks

BEST JEWELER
D&H SUSTAINABLE JEWELERS
2323 Market, SF
www.dandhjewelers.com
Runners up: Jane Naimark—Tickytackyhandmade, Sharon Z Jewelry

BEST FLEA MARKET
TREASUREFEST
500 Ave N, Treasure Island
www.treasurefest.com
Alameda Point Antiques Faire, Alemany Flea Market

BEST THRIFT STORE
COMMUNITY THRIFT
623 Valencia, SF
www.communitythriftsf.org
Runners up: Relic Vintage, Wasteland

BEST SHOE STORE
ON THE RUN
1310 9th Ave, SF
www.ontherunshoes.com
Runners up: Astrid’s Rabat, Gimme Shoes

BEST FURNITURE STORE
CAROUSEL CONSIGNMENT
2391 Mission, SF
www.carouselsf.com
Runners up: Stuff, Big Daddy’s Antiques

BEST HARDWARE STORE
COLE HARDWARE
Multiple locations
www.colehardware.com
Runners up: Cliff’s, Brownie’s

BEST TOY STORE
AMBASSADOR TOYS
186 W Portal, SF
2 Embarcadero Center, SF
www.ambassadortoys.com
Runners up: Jeffrey’s Toys, Five Little Monkeys

BEST BIKE SHOP
TIE
VALENCIA CYCLERY
1077 Valencia, SF
www.valenciacyclery.com
BOX DOG BIKES
494 4th St., SF.
www.boxdogbikes.com
Runners up: Pedal Revolution, Huckleberry Bikes

BEST PET GOODS SHOP
PAWTRERO
199 Brannan, SF
www.pawtrero.com
Runners up: Jeffrey’s Pets, Bernal Beast

BEST GIFT SHOP
HEARTFELT
436 Cortland, SF
www.heartfeltsf.com
Runners up: Fleetwood, Perch

Trying on specs at Veo Optics

BEST PLACE TO BUY EYEWEAR
VEO OPTICS
Multiple locations
www.veooptics.com
Runners up: Urban Eyes, Eyedare

BEST BEAUTY SUPPLIES
CHRISTINA CHOI COSMETICS
500 Sutter #903, SF
www.christinachoicosmetics.com
Runners up: The Balm, Kryolan

BEST CANNABIS DISPENSARY
GREEN CROSS
4218 Mission
www.thegreencross.org
Runners up: Apothecarium, SPARC

BEST SPORTING GOODS
SPORTS BASEMENT
1590 Bryant, SF
610 Old Mason, SF
www.sportsbasement.com
Runners up: Goetz Brothers, Sunset Soccer Supply

BEST FLOWER SHOP
CHURCH STREET FLOWERS
950 Battery, SF
www.churchstreetflowers.com
Runners up: Nob Hill Florist, Farmgirl Flowers

Chocolate goodies at Fog City News

BEST SWEETS/CHOCOLATE SHOP
FOG CITY NEWS
4069 24th St., SF
www.fogcitynews.com
Runners up: Chocolate Covered, Dandelion

BEST PLACE TO BUY LINGERIE
DARK GARDEN
321 Linden, SF
www.darkgarden.com
Runners up: Revelation in Fit, Agent Provocateur

BEST PLACE TO BUY SEX TOYS
GOOD VIBRATIONS
Multiple locations
www.goodvibes.com
Runners up: Feelmore 510, Wicked Grounds

BEST PLACE TO BUY FETISH GEAR
MR. S LEATHER
385 Eighth St., SF
www.mr-s-leather.com
Runners up: Leather Etc., Good Vibrations