Category Archive: [SPOTTED] Bay Area & California

Spotted / West Marin / Food & Farm Tours

Perhaps my favorite region to explore within proximity of San Francisco is West Marin, and specifically, the area of Point Reyes. An hour drive from the city, you’ll encounter the most picturesque views and farmlands dotted… Continue reading

Spotted / Petaluma, CA / Truck & Barter

What began as a web shop is now this sweetest little general store in downtown Petaluma. It’s filled with beautifully designed and well-crafted goods for the home and the everyday. Owner and local native, Julia… Continue reading

Spotted / Healdsburg, CA / SHED

Eat. Cook. Farm. Gather. Shop. All the incredible experiences you’ll find at Healdsburg SHED in Sonoma’s wine region. It is the mecca of all things farm-to-table in the area. Located in the heart… Continue reading

Spotted / Healdsburg, CA / Copain Wines

Sharing a visit to Copain overlooking the picturesque Russian River Valley in the Sonoma wine region. The proximity of so much beauty to the city never ceases to amaze me. A reservation-only property… Continue reading

Spotted / Oakland, CA / Fentons

To kick off the start of summer I’m taking you inside Fentons, the oldest creamery west of the Mississippi. Located in Oakland’s Piedmont area, this institution has been family-owned since 1894 and continues… Continue reading

Spotted / South Lake Tahoe, CA / The Coachman

A cool new spot to stay on your next South Lake Tahoe getaway. Just a four-hour road trip from San Francisco, the new Coachman Hotel is a renovated 1960s motel that offers simple, yet stylish… Continue reading

Spotted / Concord, CA / Elsie Green

For all you prop stylists and lovers of French antiques and decor, a visit to Elsie Green is a must. I recently discovered this gem and I can’t enough. There is so much goodness to… Continue reading

Earth Day: Gold Country with Toyota

April 22nd: The day we celebrate Mother Earth and encourage all to be friendlier to the environment. Something we should continuously do throughout the year, but it’s terrific we have a day that… Continue reading

Spotted / Oakland, CA / Juhu Beach Club

A festive and very flavorful spot is Juhu Beach Club—serving spicy Indian street food along North Oakland’s Telegraph Ave. I’ve been twice already and perhaps heading back again when I’m in the neighborhood this… Continue reading