Mark Hopkins

  • Dining

    October 30, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 24, 2013

    Plate Me Some Pumpkin: Our Five Favorite Pumpkin Dishes

    With a crisp evening breeze blowing the fallen orange and red leaves over your boots, San Francisco is finally embracing autumn. And if the end of summer isn't enough to convince you, we've put together a list of our favorite pumpkin dishes around the city to ring in the fall season -- and make your ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 22, 2013
  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    Tea at The Top of The Mark Includes The Best City Views

    Holiday tea at Top of The Mark, located on the 19th floor of the InterContinental Mark Hopkins, is worth considering as an annual mini-splurge to have a taste of luxury in San Francisco. The almost 360-degree views of the city offer a cool feng shui-esque moment of feeling on top of the world. Put y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    Medvedev Takes Much Better Twitpics Than Newsom

    Dmitry Medvedev/Russian FederationWhere am I?​The view to your left is the one Dmitry Medvedev, President of Russia, woke up to his morning. It is, according to his freshly-minted Twitter feed, the view from his hotel room. Somewhere on Nob Hill, it appears -- the Mark Hopkins?In addition to admi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 2, 2010
  • Film

    May 19, 2010
  • News

    January 20, 2010


    A brutal dog attack in Nob Hill has revived the city's battle over canine control. Here's why it's going to get worse.

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    Our Advice for the ZAP Zinfandel Events Later This Month? Use the Spit Buckets

    Wayde Carroll/FlickrA scene from on of last year's ZAP events: Things can get awfully foggy.​Memories of ZAP, the Zinfandel Advocates & Producers series of events can get foggy, unless you're religious about water breaks and using the allotted spit buckets. Stashing a baguette in your bag isn' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    Awesome Biking Checklist: Pump, Gloves, and $40,000 in Drug-Tainted Cash

    D'oh!​When it comes to navigating the streets of San Francisco, life isn't fair for avid bicyclists.Take the case of a Wisconsin cyclist who apparently had the ride of the century planned when, in May, he sent a FedEx package through the San Francisco airport en route to a friend's place in Eureka ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    The Big 4's Wild Game Week, May 12-16 (or DIY)

    Hoisin- and Scotch-glazed wild boar crispy tacos, anyone?

  • Culture

    March 29, 2006

    Secret Fiction

    So you finally wrote the book. Now what?

  • Music

    May 25, 2005

    Hill Street Blues

    The doldrums are no match for geezers at Top of the Mark followed by choralists in Grace Cathedral

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 11, 2005
  • Calendar

    February 9, 2005

    Affairs to Remember

    A comprehensive guide to Valentine's Day events for those in love, opposed to love, and everything in between

  • Holiday

    November 24, 2004
  • News

    October 20, 2004

    Maid in San Francisco

    Secretly, don't you hope the hospitality multinationals crush those loud, annoying, striking hotel workers? Find out. Take the quiz.

  • Dining

    July 16, 2003

    The Longest Fast

    After a night of hard partying, Dog Bites decides to clean up her life -- and clean out her system

  • Dining

    August 28, 2002

    Checking In

    A drinking tour of swanky hotel bars

  • Dining

    July 10, 2002

    Grub Flubs

    Grub bites the dust, but three other restaurants offer new beginnings

  • Dining

    July 4, 2001

    The Big 4

    Robber Barons

  • News

    October 4, 2000

    Laugh Tracks

    You can learn a lot about the city's history with a comedian as your tour guide

  • News

    July 21, 1999

    Tender Box

    Inflamed by crime, drugs, and rising rents, Tenderloin residents are now launching lawsuits to clean up the city's dumping ground

  • Dining

    November 27, 1996

    French Connection

    Meribel, with its modern menu, joins the Nob Hill Club

  • Calendar

    July 19, 1995
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