It’s okay to be cheesy at The Cheese School, since every class here revolves around the stuff. Hands-on cheese-making classes occur a couple times per month, and teach guests how to make everything from mozzarella and ricotta to feta and creme fraiche. For those who just want to kick back, the school also hosts tasting and pairing sessions.
Chow down on all of your pub favorites at Grant and Green Saloon.
Dieters beware — Grant and Green Saloon does not offer low-fat cuisine.
Beer, wine, and more are also available from Grant and Green Saloon's extensive drink list.
Make sure to check out Grant and Green Saloon's happy hour for a great way to decompress from the workday.
The restaurant features live music and a dance floor, so you can kick up your heels and step to the rhythm.
Guests may have a hard time conversing, as the restaurant is rather noisy.
Interested in eating out over the weekend? Keep in mind that the restaurant gets swamped on Fridays and Saturdays, and service may take longer than expected.
A typical meal at Grant and Green Saloon will set you back less than $30.
In Focus: Maykadeh
Must-try dish: chelo-kebab koobideh—a skewered mixture of ground beef and lamb with onion, Persian spices, and basmati rice
Come on Sundays for this: baghali polo—lamb shank with fava beans, dill, and an onion-saffron sauce. It’s not available any other day.
Halal-friendly dishes: All the meat and chicken is 100% halal.
Accolades: Michelin Guide recommendation
Parking: valet service available for $10
If fine food and refreshing beverages are on your to-do list, check out Carbon in San Francisco.
For great tunes and lively moves, Carbon hosts a DJ and opens up the floor for dancing.
A relatively loud restaurant, this is not the place for a quiet night out.
During the restaurant's weekend rush, waiting in line is the name of the game (so avoid Friday and Saturday nights if you're looking for something quick).
Fed up with difficult parking? At Carbon, you will find easy nearby parking and good eats.
Horizon offers an edgier take on traditional American fare.
Horizon is also a good option for those with special dietary needs, offering both low-fat and gluten-free items on the menu.
Pair your entree with a glass of wine or draft beer — Horizon has a fully-stocked bar to complement your meal.
Youngsters are more than welcome to join mom and dad at Horizon.
Sized just right for big groups, the private room at Horizon would be an ideal pick for your next birthday party or family gathering.
Take advantage of great beer and tasty bites when you stop by for happy hour.
Horizon also features a DJ and dancing.
With the blasting music and the rambunctious crowd, noise levels at this restaurant can exceed a jackhammer.
Weekend visitors to the restaurant are well advised to take advantage of the reservation system — crowds tend to pack the place on Fridays and Saturdays.
Always five minutes behind schedule? Pick up your food to go instead.
Feed the gang at your next get-together with catering from Horizon as well.
Ample parking is available — the nearby lot is open to diners, as is valet, if preferred. For those who choose to find their own space, street parking is also an option.
Prices at Horizon typically stay below the $30 mark, so you can afford to bring along a friend or a date.
All major credit cards are accepted.
San Francisco Bay Cruises' family crew calls its classic 1958 motorboat the Bay's only floating wine-tasting room. It's easy to see why. During their Wine Therapy excursions, these oenophiles explore California vintages heightened by sea breezes, a heated cabin, and a full bar.