Recommended by : Christophe Hille (Director of Operations, Northern Spy Food Co.)

Cuisine:Bar. Price: $. Location: .

Zeitgeist is a tough SF dive bar that dispenses a wide selection of beers and a well-known bloody mary that can be enjoyed as early as 9 a.m. On sunny days, a congregation of patrons from bikers to hipsters gravitate to the picnic tables in the giant beer garden out back.