20 Questions: Windy Chien

For over two years now, I’ve been featuring favorite spots I’ve discovered in SF and on my travels. And during that time I’ve met so many amazing local business owners, makers, bloggers, influencers… Continue reading

Spotted / Alameda, CA / St. George Spirits

The next time you venture across the Bay Bridge, stop by for a tour and tasting at St. George Spirits in Alameda.  Located on the former naval base in a 65,000 square foot hangar, the… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Bernal / ICHI Kakiya

Taking you inside Tim and Erin Archuleta’s newest restaurant, ICHI Kakiya, a follow-up to their most excellent ICHI Sushi and NI Bar. This new spot is located down the block where the original ICHI Sushi was. “Kakiya”… Continue reading

Guest Feature on HonestlyYUM: Midsummer

Summer time calls for plenty of picnicking and dining al fresco with family and friends. With the summer solstice approaching this weekend , I wanted to share a picnic series I had been working on… Continue reading

On SFGirlByBay Today: Marisa Mason

Today on SF Girl by Bay, we’re heading over to Oakland’s Temescal and into Marisa Mason’s jewelry boutique and studio. Click here to see the full post. * Image by be, Leslie.

Spotted SF / Dogpatch + Bayview / Good Eggs

There is no shortage of great restaurants, bakeries, markets, gourmet shops and food artisans here in San Francisco. Our weather and close proximity to so many farms provides access to fresh ingredients year-round.… Continue reading

Upcoming Events: Week of 6/8

Two great events to share with you this week: The annual West Coast Craft summer show featuring many talented makers and artisan friends is happening this weekend. I can’t even begin to list all… Continue reading

Spotted / Berkeley, CA / Social Studies

A shop that won my heart the second I walked in. Instantly I recognized so many pieces from makers I love and styles from brands I covet. This bright, beautifully designed space is full of perfect, simple, made for… Continue reading

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