Though it’s mostly a restaurant, longtime San Franciscans like me rank this dining room’s mahogany bar high on the “favorite local bar” list, satisfying our cravings for a taste of old-school San Francisco. The atmosphere is grand and retro-posh, with a piano man tickling the keys (or perhaps a jazz trio, depending on the night) and classic drinks expertly made. Its supper club sophistication makes one drink feel like a special occasion; two drinks will have you notably tipsy, especially if you partake in the generous, perfect martinis.