In the year 2016, good vibes and the pursuit of them have become a fluid metric that no one can quite explain, but everyone understands. They exist in places where the atmosphere provides almost as much pleasure as the food itself, as a result of the combination of a cool location, unexpected decor, buzzy energy, and perfectly dim lighting, all of which are important to achieving this X factor.
San Francisco has been acquiring and fine tuning restaurants that feel naturally, well, cool for years. Places that you just feel good in, where you want to grab a drink before you sit down, have an accidental three hour dinner, and maybe even stay for a nightcap. Are good vibes an abstract concept? Perhaps. But that feeling of awesomeness is also tangible. And these 12 restaurants nail it with the best vibes in SF.Read More