My City: Lindsey Shook

Faves and raves by Lindsey Shook.

Personal stats

AGE: 28

YEARS IN THE CITY: Four

NEIGHBORHOOD: Mission

OCCUPATION: Marketing director for Hartle Media, publisher of 7×7 and California Home & Design

SELF-DESCRIPTION: I’ve fallen in love with exploring S.F. You’ll usually find me basking in the sun, or out with friends enjoying The City.

FAVORITE BAR

Rye

WHERE: 688 Geary St. between Jones and Leavenworth streets

WHAT: After-work cocktails

INFO: (415) 474-4448 or www.ryesf.com

“During the week, it’s less crowded. I really like all of the creative cocktails and the modern architecture of the bar.”

FAVORITE LATE-NIGHT SNACK

Taqueria Cancun

WHERE: 2288 Mission St. between 18th and 19th streets

WHAT: Veggie tacos

INFO: (415) 252-2960

“This is my favorite taco in The City. The tortillas are really soft, and I love the way they layer all of the ingredients.”

FAVORITE DATE SPOT

Aquatic Park

WHERE: Hyde and Beach streets

WHAT: Playing bocce and taking in the view

INFO: www.nps.gov

“The park has such a unique San Francisco charm to it; you’ll see old Italian men playing bocce, too. Afterwards, we’ll swing by the Buena Vista for an Irish Coffee.”

FAVORITE WORKOUT

ODC Dance Classes

WHERE: 351 Shotwell St. between 17th and 18th streets

WHAT: Hip-hop classes on Saturday mornings

INFO: (415) 863-9830 or www.odcdance.org

“I grew up dancing, so this is a way for me to keep doing it. Plus, the instructor plays great music and you’re actually learning a routine.”

FAVORITE TEA LOUNGE

Samovar

WHERE: 730 Howard St. between Third and Fourth streets

WHAT: Grabbing a cup of tea overlooking Yerba Buena

INFO: (415) 227-9400 or www.samovartea.com

“I don’t drink coffee, so I’m really into tea. Not only does Samovar have ambiance because it overlooks the park, but they have a great selection of teas to choose from.”

FAVORITE SHOE STORE

Barneys New York

WHERE: 77 O’Farrell St. at Stockton Street

WHAT: Trying on sky-high platforms and chic flats

INFO: (415) 268-3500 or www.barneys.com

“I find that they have a wider selection than anyone else in The City, especially when it comes to my favorite designers, like Alexander Wang and Ann Demeulemeester.”

FAVORITE PARTY SPOT

Le Club

WHERE: 1250 Jones St. between Clay and Pleasant streets

WHAT: Renting the game room

INFO: (415) 922-2582 or www.leclubsf.com

“The space is just very glamorous and luxurious, and it has this old-school, Nob Hill feel to it.”

FAVORITE BOUTIQUE

Harputs Market

WHERE: 1525 Fillmore St. between Geary Boulevard and O’Farrell Street

WHAT: Shopping for avant-garde pieces

INFO: (415) 922-9644 or www.harputsmarket.com

“The designers Gus Harputs stocks are unique, like Comme des Garcons and Ann Sofie Back. I love the aesthetic.”

FAVORITE SPA

EPI Center

WHERE: 450 Sutter St. between Powell and Stockton streets

WHAT: Organic facial and body treatments

INFO: (415) 362-4754 or www.skinrejuv.com

“They’re very in line with the green movement. They have a LEED-certified space and offer nontoxic treatments.”

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