Best Bed-and-Breakfast

The Chateau Tivoli 1057 Steiner (at Golden Gate), 776-5462, www.chateautivoli.com If the painted lady is the quintessential San Franciscan signifier, the Chateau Tivoli is…

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Best Jewelry Bargains

San Francisco Giftcenter & Jewelrymart 888 Brannan (at Eighth Street), 861-7733, www.gcjm.com The enormous Giftcenter & Jewelrymart in SOMA houses more than 125 gem…

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Best Jazz Vinyl

Groove Yard 5555 Claremont (at Forest), Oakland, (510) 655-8400 Though there are plenty of good rationalizations — aesthetic and auditory — for collecting jazz…

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