Meet the Makers 04: Tim Arbogast of Martin Mattox

Also tucked inside The Perish Trust is the latest pop-up featuring a handsome and timeless collection of menswear and accessories by local designer, Tim Arbogast. Last week I popped in and had an… Continue reading

Spotted SF / NOPA / Umami Mart

As I mentioned yesterday, I’m posting photos of the latest pop-up shops within The Perish Trust this week and today I’m featuring Umami Mart. What started as a food and drink blog in 2007 has since… Continue reading

Spotted SF / NOPA / The Perish Trust

Decided to pop by The Perish Trust last week, as I was next door at The Mill for Monday night pizza. And they just re-opened their doors after a brief retrofit. This spot is… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Mission / Lila B. Design

The courtyard alongside Stable Cafe is one the best little gems in SF. It’s the perfect spot for outdoor dining especially on a beautiful day — which happens to be often in this sunnier… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Russian Hill / Ferme à Papier

I was strolling by Polk Street a couple of weeks ago when I stumbled on this darling spot. I thought a new business had taken over the pretty pastel shop I used to… Continue reading

Spotted / Fairfax, CA / The Garage

I recently discovered The Garage in Fairfax, a quaint little town just a short drive from San Francisco. This former vacant car repair shop now serves as a retail space for vintage and… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Mission / Sightglass on 20th

Sightglass Coffee now has a second location and it is l-o-v-e-l-y! This one is a much smaller and cozier version of their original spot in SOMA. I love the design of the new space, especially with the rich… Continue reading

Spotted / New York City / Best Made Company

While I was at a nearby shop, I asked the shopkeepers if there were any unique new things that’ve opened up in Tribeca since my last visit a couple of months ago. They mentioned… Continue reading

Spotted / New York City / Tiny’s & the Bar Upstairs

While staying in Tribeca during this last NYC visit, I discovered this cotton candy pink townhouse tucked in between some taller buildings along West Broadway. It was my last day in the city and… Continue reading

Spotted / New York City / Shinola

During my trip to NYC a few weeks ago, I made it a point to stop by the Shinola flagship store in TriBeca. Shinola is a Detroit-based company that has been making quite the buzz… Continue reading

Bouquets to Art @ de Young Museum

Just in time for spring comes the annual Bouquets to Art exhibit at the de Young Museum. And this one in particular marks the 30th year anniversary of this gorgeous tradition in San… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Outer Sunset / General Store

With the weather warming up even more in SF, I’ve been wandering towards the beachy sides of the city. And that also means stopping in at one of my favorite home and garden… Continue reading

Meet the Makers 03: Farmgirl Flowers

I couldn’t think of a better way to kick-off spring than seeing all that’s in bloom at the San Francisco Flower Mart and spending a morning with the Farmgirl Flowers. I’m always looking… Continue reading

Spotted / Marshall, CA / Hog Island Oyster Farm

A popular stop in beautiful Tomales Bay for oyster and shellfish all-year round. You can enjoy these onsite by reserving a picnic table in advance and shucking-your-own or by bellying up to the… Continue reading

Spotted / Marshall, CA / Fly Fisherman’s Cottage @ Nick’s Cove

Yesterday I posted photos of all the great features at Nick’s Cove and today I’m giving you a peek inside the cottage I stayed in for the weekend. There are twelve cottages to choose… Continue reading