Advice | August 28, 2014 9:00 am

Best of August

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By The Editors

The 28 Status Symbols of San Francisco
The Bay Area man faces a challenge. As he ages, invests in startups and, like, banana futures, as he competes to earn the envy of friends, he simply has to find more refined ways to say “neener, neener, neener.” These are those ways. Check it out.

The 5 Restaurants You Need to Know
An ostentation of restaurants have opened in this city since your correspondent began typing this sentence. To keep tabs on all of them would be folly. But to keep tabs on the most worthy? Yeoman’s work, and we’re proud to do it. These are our picks.

Time to Change Your Shorts
Function aside, athletic shorts are an eyesore better left to gym lockers and Cow Hollow coffee shops than the real world. The style mavens of Taylor Stitch have teamed up with the outdoorsmen of Huckberry to change that with Myles. Check it out.

Your Ready-for-Anything Jacket
Lightweight, waterproof, breathable and down for The Bay’s most capricious meteorological antics, Mission Workshop’s Orion ultralight jacket is your go-to top layer for any adventures you take on — even the morning commute. Check it out.

The Jesus Christ of Bicycles
This city has a veritable sea of bicycle options, but among them you’ll find only one intended for use on the actual sea. The Schiller X1 is your easy-to-assemble (and disassemble), aircraft-grade, pedal-powered pontoon commuter. Check it out.