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In need of a local getaway? We suggest heading all the way west to the
beach-bordered Outer Sunset 'hood. Thanks to a bevy of multi-talented
surfers and creative types who call the oft-foggy area home, a couple
handfuls of shops and restaurants have popped up in the area just
recently, and have quickly made it the ultimate day trip destination.
Bonus: You don't even need a car to get there! Instead, it's all
accessible from the N Judah, which stretches from the ballpark all the
way to the ocean. And that's where you'll find gems like the utterly
scrumptious Outerlands eatery, the dreamy General Store boutique with
a to-die-for garden out back, some of the best java around at Trouble
Coffee (if you're not into coffee, try sipping juice from a coconut instead),
not to mention the awe-inspiring Ocean Beach itself. Just
click through our quickie must-hit list after the jump, and leave the
planning to us.
Photographed by Christine Ting
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Something magical happens on the weekends between the hours of sunrise and early afternoon. It's called brunch, and we all know it well. Bagels and pancakes and eggs Benedict mingle with mimosas and bloody Marys in what can only be described as a New York foodie's bliss.
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