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Byline: Lia Haberman
All work and no play makes for one dull business trip. So if you have a few hours to spare on your next trip, consider venturing out to discover what makesthat particular city special.
Otherwise, every destination will become a soulless blur of airports, cabs, hotel suites and conference rooms.
From Silicon Valley to Silicon Alley, here are some suggestions on where to grab a bite, sip a brew and absorb some local culture the next time you find yourself between appointments.
San Francisco. The area surrounding the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art,151 Third St., exploded when SOMA, or South of Market, became a hub of the neweconomy.
The museum, directly across the street from the …