Fine Greek cuisine, with an emphasis on seafood. $$$ Open for lunch M-F; dinner nightly.
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Custom-made, organic teas, such as Detox, made with Indian green tea, yerba mate, fennel seed, lemongrass, cornflowers, rose hips and orange peel. B, L & D (daily).
Head downtown to Downtown, an industrial-chic, loft-like space, incognito off Union Square's Maiden Lane. The store showcases sophisticated and exclusive men's and women's fashion. Find everything from bomber jackets to evening gowns by international designers like Alessandra Marchi, Guidi, LGB and Aguri Sagimori. Also sells unique jewelry and a selection of footwear. Free shipping on purchases and free in-store alterations.
(Men, women, children) Featuring facial, massage and nail treatments, this Midtown day spa offers top-notch products and a skilled team.
This exuberant 1886 Queen Anne-style Victorian is the only intact private home of the period open regularly as a museum, complete with authentic furniture and artifacts. The house has elaborate wooden gables, a circular corner tower and luxuriant ornamentation. W and Sa noon-3 pm, Su 11 am-4 pm. One-hour tours leave every 20 to 30 minutes. All visits to the house must be guided. Reservations not required.
This Greg Norman-designed layout is an American-parkland-style course carved from farmland and citrus groves. Golfers enjoy the memorable par-3 holes, forgiving fairways and the huge, sweeping, sand bunkering. The National particularly appeals to those golfers who enjoy using every club in their bag. Complimentary GPS on all carts. Prices vary by season. Call for more information.
It's always a party at this playful, carnival-themed joint that serves up dishes like the ringmaster (a ground chuck patty, between two glazed doughnuts), fireball (cinnamon siracha buffalo wings) and the fried chicken-n-waffle monte cristo. L, D (daily), brunch (Sa-Su).
Expect quality pilsners from this German-style 'brauerei' (brewery) that imports all its hops, yeasts, and malts from the flagship brauerei in Salzburg, Austria. The 7-year-old Berkeley-based branch has won several Gold medals at American and Australian beer competitions. Tastings and tours M-F 3:15 pm; reservations required.
This sleek new bar and restaurant in Uptown Oakland serves up stellar martinis and classic cocktails alongside eclectic bar fare, like the chicken and waffle sandwich, green chili burger and Asian nachos. Happy hour 5-7 pm.
Services include an array of facials, including the traveler's relief facial, waxing, massage, body therapies and more.