The motto of Ravi Kapur and Liholiho Yacht Club is “Get Jag!” which means “party on.” Kapur’s Guide to San Francisco includes picnics in the park and the flavors of the Far East.
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For Chinese and Vietnamese soup, Hai Ky Mi Gia

“My wife and I get breakfast here pretty much everyday before work. I'm a fan of their thin rice noodles and wide egg noodles.” 707 Ellis St.

For early-rising brunch, Outerlands

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“Our go to Sunday brunch spot not only because it's delicious but it opens at 9am and we like to get going early.” 4001 Judah St.

For meeting up with friends in the sun, Off the Grid

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“Food, Cocktails, DJs, plenty of open space. And because of the unfortunate reality of global warming, the weather in the presidio is actually nice now.”Presidio Main Post Lawn.

For a Japanese gastropub, Rintaro

“An amazing space and atmosphere, definitely transportative (is that even a word?!). It feels as if you’re in Japan, with a delicious California spin on izakaya fare.”82 14th St.

For an afternoon (or late-night) drink, Trick Dog

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“Trick Dog is a great example of when the city’s best bartenders ‘grow up’ and open their own place. A unique cocktail list, a fun space, and I also love that they open early!” 3010 20th St.

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