The Ultimate Guide to Hosting Thanksgiving at The Harrison

For lovers of food, family and friends, Thanksgiving is a near-perfect holiday. The only potential downside is that a Thanksgiving celebration can be stressful to plan and execute. But for those who live at The Harrison, the opposite is true. Below, find the many ways our residents have the opportunity to plan their most effortless holiday amid our landmark high-rise.

1. Host in the perfect space.

With spacious, elegant interiors and incredible views, our residences at The Harrison offer the perfect setting to host parties both intimate and large. And perhaps even more important on Thanksgiving Day is that each abode features a gourmet kitchen with polished Carrara marble and professional-grade appliances by Bertazzoni and Sub-Zero. Here, cooking is made simple—and, yes, even enjoyable.

2. Take advantage of the concierge services.

With access to The Harrison’s concierge services, residents have their very own personal assistant of sorts during the holiday season—and, of course, year-round. Concierge services are happy to help take some of the stress out of planning a holiday party by arranging food delivery, ordering floral arrangements, place settings and much more.

3. Walk it off around SoMa.

After too much turkey and pie, getting out for a short walk around the block is always key. The Harrison boasts an unrivaled location in SoMa just moments from the waterfront, making a breather by the bay an absolute breeze. Take in the dazzling Bay Bridge lights, enjoy the company of loved ones and find gratitude in each moment outdoors.

3 Fall Recipes From Award-Winning, SF-Based Chefs

With the cooler weather and shorter days, fall is the perfect season to cook a cozy meal. Why not whip up a recipe from one of San Francisco’s own chefs? Known for its vibrant food culture, San Francisco boasts a number of award-winning culinary stars — try out these three chef-crafted fall recipes below. 

Pumpkin Tortellini by Thomas McNaughton 

Nothing says fall like pumpkin-flavored dishes — starting with pumpkin tortellini. Thomas McCaughton is an American chef, restaurateur, and owner of Flour + Water, a staple in the San Francisco food scene. McCaughton has received various accolades, from 10 Best New Restaurants in San Francisco by Conde Nast Traveler to Empire Builder by Food & Wine. This fall, you can look forward to making his decadent pumpkin tortellini with sage and pumpkin seeds. From the homemade ravioli dough to the rich brown butter sauce, this recipe is the perfect go-to for fall.

Corn Coconut Soup by Melissa King

There’s little that’s more soothing than a bowl of hot soup on a rainy day. Top Chef season 17 winner Melissa King is sharing the secret to her award-winning corn-coconut soup with chile oil. The sweet corn kernels are masterfully blended into the velvety soup with a dollop of creamy coconut milk. This recipe takes two hours to make, which contributes to the soup’s complex, rich flavors.

Pork Dumplings by Brandon Jew

If you’re looking for a fun recipe to make with your whole family, then we’ve got just the one for you – pork dumplings. Brandon Jew is the executive chef and owner of the Michelin-starred Mister Jiu’s restaurant, which is nestled in the heart of Chinatown. Jew is known for his tantalizing rainbow-colored pork dumplings, which get their stunning orange color from the juice of the butternut squash. A staple of Chinese cuisine, dumplings symbolize togetherness and completeness. PPrep time is estimated to take two hours but this savory treat will be well worth the wait.


From The Harrison’s remaining available residences comes this two-bedroom retreat with an expansive floor plan to complement impressive Bay Bridge and marina views. Featuring diagonal-planked Siberian Oak floors, polished white slab Carrara marble countertops and unlacquered Waterworks brass fixtures, this residence is the quintessence of high-end interiors framed by unrivaled vistas. Set high above the city, yet moments from San Francisco’s most sought-after restaurants, shops and local attractions, this home brings to fruition an idyllic life marked by five-star amenities, 24/7 concierge service and inimitable details selected by renowned designer Ken Fulk.

The entry foyer draws you forth to one of the home’s two bedrooms, complete with its own expansive balcony, and onward into the conjoined living room, dining room and state-of-the-art kitchen. An epicure’s dream, the kitchen comes complete with custom Studio Becker Ash Molina cabinetry, polished Carrara marble counters and Bertazzoni and Subzero appliances. Set to stunning Bay Bridge and marina views by virtue of floor-to-ceiling windows, this extensive space is ideal for both prime relaxation or entertaining.


Onward from the kitchen, the home’s master suite captivates with far-reaching marina vistas, bring to life a truly serene sky-high retreat. Offering plenty of closet space and an ensuite bath, where porcelain Herringbone floors, unlacquered Waterworks brass fixtures and beautiful Carrara marble countertops and subway tiles create the ultimate spa right at home, the master suite is a true urban sanctuary.


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Luxury Magazine Lists The Harrison Among Trending Pieds-à-Terres

An article from the fall/winter issue of Luxury Magazine a Mastercard publication exclusive to black card members — has included The Harrison among a collection of pied-à-terre offerings, specifically highlighting the landmark residential building for its cinematic views, expansive floor plans, concierge services and enviable interiors by Ken Fulk. Detailing the rising post-pandemic interest in returning to major cities, the article points to the recent return and renewed popularity of pied-à-terre spaces that offer effortless, urban second-home options. The Harrison is a prime example of the sought-after pied-à-terre, with buyers gravitating towards bustling city locations with excellent walkability, as well as homes with outdoor areas and spacious layouts. 

“A palatial two-story lobby with a grand piano sets the tone at the top of Rincon Hill, with cinematic views of the Bay Bridge, Twin Peaks, the city, and the Marina beyond.” 

Included among the article’s list of popular pieds-à-terre, The Harrison is applauded for its stunning Ken Fulk-designed interiors, 24-hour concierge service, top-tier appliances, exceptional views of the city and prime location in SoMa, just minutes from San Francisco’s waterfront Embarcadero. Emphasizing the undeniable allure of the design at The Harrison, Luxury Magazine explains, “Designer-to-the-stars Ken Fulk was tapped to create the interiors. ‘The goal was not to create pretty rooms, but to tell a beautiful story.’ Fulk says.” 

Beyond its enviable interior design, the article highlights The Harrison’s impressive professional-grade kitchens featuring high-end appliances from Bertazzoni and Sub-Zero, while also giving prominence to the building’s expansive open-concept floor plans and breathtaking views framed by floor-to-ceiling windows. Additionally, the around-the-clock concierge services offer everything from securing sought-after restaurant reservations to scheduling maintenance and move-in services. 

Glamorous—yet warm and inviting—The Harrison realizes an unparalleled living experience complemented by five-star amenities and services and a coveted SoMa locale. As underlined in the write-up, it is truly a one-of-a-kind offering for those interested in a second home in the city. 

Read the full article, here.