For lunch close to the Moscone Center, try some of these favorites.
Caffe Museo The Museum of Modern Art café offers a fast, tasty option for lunch. Counter service.
151 Third St. (between Mission and Howard streets);
Hawthorne LaneFabulous, modern California cuisine in a quiet, sleek dining room in a 1920s brick building with a garden courtyard.
22 Hawthorne St. (between Howard and Folsom streets, Second and Third streets);
Restaurant Lulu French-Mediterranean fare including grilled meats, pizzas, pastas and shellfish.
816 Folsom St. (between Fourth and Fifth streets);
Thirsty Bear Brewing CompanyA slick SoMa brewpub serving Spanish tapas.
661 Howard St. (at Third Street);
ZebulonA casual SoMa loft dishing cocktails and cuisine in airy surroundings.
83 Natoma St. (at Second Street);