San Francisco speakeasy turned nightclub which features live jazz and cabaret performances. In the 1970s, you could see Eartha Kitt or Michael Feinstein play there. Now you're more likely to see Weslia Whitfield or Paula West. If you want to see cabaret in San Francisco, this is the place to go. The room is small, with excellent acoustics and a Tiffany-style stained glass ceiling. There's usually a two drink minimum on top of the cover charge. 940 Sutter Street, between Hyde and Leavenworth, in the York Hotel. It's five blocks from Union Square-- but they're long blocks.