Yelp's New Wordmaps Show Where to Find Bacon and Yuppies
If you've always wondered where to go if you're a yuppie, hipster, romantic, or just hungover, Yelp recently released some maps to point wayward souls in the right direction.
Unsurprisingly, S.F.'s largest hipster contingent appears to be in the Mission.
Chris Chan, a Yelp data scientist who also helped engineer the maps and pens the official Yelp Wordmap blog, writes that the maps "reveal fascinating patterns of local discovery" and can help out of towners "live like a local, too."
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This might be obvious without Yelp, but we have a lot more places identified as "hipster" hangouts (see map above) than "frats" (below):
Places described with the word "frat" are centered in the Marina.
If you're looking for a good cocktail, or just an abundance of options, head down the BART line -- according to this map, that's where most Yelped bars are located. Makes sense, you won't have to stumble far to catch a ride home:
Cocktail bars follow the BART line.
You can peruse the rest of the maps at Yelp's Wordmap site.