Journal

Live Your Best SoMa Sunday

April 4, 2019

We like to think that San Franciscans know how to do Sundays best—whether it be leisurely “brunching” into the late afternoon or getting a dose of the city’s renowned outdoor views. As we head into the spring season and enjoy daylight that stretches a little longer than usual, there’s every reason to sidestep the “Sunday blues” and enjoy the day, SoMa-style. Here, we’ve curated a list of our favorite go-to outings sure to brighten your Sunday.

Explore The San Francisco Bay Trail

Minutes from the Embarcadero, The Harrison enjoys coveted proximity to bayside trails that boast the ideal route for a run, bike ride or simple stroll. Set your own pace on the beautiful shoreline path, and if you’re feeling ambitious, take on additional segments of the San Francisco Bay Trail—which stretches 340-miles around the entire San Francisco Bay. A paradise for cyclists and runners alike, this pathway offers effortless access to get your daily sweat in or decompress amid some of the city’s most breathtaking scenery.

Go Savory and Sweet at Brunch

SoMa dwellers don’t need to look very far to satisfy their brunch cravings. With neighborhood classics around the corner, you’ll need to make a breakfast bucket list to keep track of where to grub next. First on the list? An order of cornbread and chipotle jelly (as featured on Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives) from Dottie’s True Blue Cafe. For savory and sweet menu items galore, order up at Bluestem Brasserie. And, over at Marlowe, residents will feel right at home within the restaurant’s Ken Fulk-designed interior and almost too-pretty-to-drink cocktails. Be it brunch or dinner, there are countless restaurants in SoMa that are sure to end your weekend on a sweet—or savory—note.

Meander the SFMOMA

A 15-minute walk from The Harrison, residents enjoy coveted proximity to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. A must-see museum of modern and contemporary art that stands as one of the largest in the United States, relish in a serene Sunday spent meandering the SFMOMA’s outdoor sculpture garden, thirty-foot “living wall” and artwork by artists from around the world. With three eateries to dine at, stay here all day if you want to take in the museum’s incredible views and extraordinary exhibitions.

Indulge in the Tastes of the Ferry Building Marketplace

Nothing pairs with San Francisco Sundays quite like spending an afternoon browsing The Ferry Building, which awaits just a mile-long stroll from our front doorstep. A city landmark and one of the most renowned artisan marketplaces in San Francisco, The Ferry Building is home to a wide selection of world-class merchants. From seasonally stuffed croissants to stunning ceramic tablewares, it’s easy to lose your sense of time while wandering The Ferry Building remarkable restaurants, shops, sweet-treats, specialty items and goods and wares. Located within the Embarcadero, this setting offers the ideal opportunity to gather with friends and grab your groceries in one trip.

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