Play & Explore: San Francisco, CA

Expertise Provided By: “Lonely Planet San Francisco Encounter”

Best Shopping (Japantown, The Fillmore, Pacific Heights Areas)

Ichiban Kan

Novelties, gifts, home design products. You’ve been craving a soap dish with feet, you just didn’t know it until now.


Classy photography books, manga, Japanese fashion magazines and exquisite stationary vie for your attention.

Soko Hardware

A “killer selection” of Japanese chefs knives, suchi-rolling mats, cool cast-iron utensils and teapots and more. DIY hardware and gardening tools as well.

Zinc Details

20 years of independent, curated shopping for the home, incorporating the best of design from Scandinavian, Japan, and the rest of the world.

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