Spotted / Oakland, CA / Miette Bakery

Have you ever wondered how your favorite treats are made? Here in San Francisco, Miette is my go-to spot for sweets of all kinds. There are a couple of shops in the city, including the… Continue reading

Spotted / Los Angeles, CA / Dream Collective

Stumbled on this gem while exploring the Silverlake area of L.A. for the first time. The brightly colored stained glass windows and mobile display beckoned me and it was instant love the second I stepped in.… Continue reading

On SFGirlByBay Today: Commissary

Yesterday I took you inside L.A.’s The Line and today on SF Girl By Bay I’m featuring my favorite spot within the hotel called Commissary. Check out the post and the pics here. * Image… Continue reading

Spotted / Los Angeles, CA / The Line Hotel

Back from a late spring break and ready to share some fun spots discovered over the past many weeks, including a few from L.A. Before making my way further south I camped out… Continue reading

On SFGIRLBYBAY Today: Studiopatró

Taking you inside SF-based Christina Weber’s Studiopatró on SFGIRLBYBAY today. To see her beautiful space and her collection of linen tea towels, napkins, aprons and market bags, you can view the full post… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Pacific Heights / Freda Salvador

Who is Freda Salvador? Well if you don’t already know, it is SF-based Cristina Palomo-Nelson and Megan Papay, designers of those casual yet super-edgy boots, loafers and sandals that the fashionably chic have… Continue reading

Spotted SF / de Young Museum / Bouquets to Art

As I mentioned in my upcoming events post last week, Bouquets to Art, my favorite annual event at the de Young is now on until this weekend. This weeklong event matches many gifted florists with works of… Continue reading

Upcoming Events: Week of 4/6 and 4/13

Studio Patro is having their first open studio and sale! Venture to North Beach to visit the new space, enjoy some refreshments and get special discounts on their linen aprons, tea towels, market… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Pacific Heights / Song Tea & Ceramics

Song Tea & Ceramics is a simple and elegantly designed gallery and tasting room located in my neighborhood of Pacific Heights. Purveyor of rare, exceptional quality tea and wares mainly from China and Taiwan,… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Outer Sunset / Case for Making

It was a happy accident that I stumbled into Case for Making last weekend. I walked right past their shop and immediately turned back around as the space looked all too familiar from… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Hayes Valley / Metier

A hidden little gem in Hayes Valley, Metier showcases a beautiful and thoughtful collection of modern and estate jewelry, accessories, pottery, antiques and other exquisite, one-of-a-kind finds. Whether the pieces are new or vintage,… Continue reading

Upcoming Events: Heath Ceramics + Freda Salvador

Heath Ceramics is bringing fashion to San Francisco! Starting April 18 they’ll be hosting Mexican artist, designer and iconoclast Carla Fernandez inside their Boiler Room at their Mission space. The show entitled Carla… Continue reading