Category Archive: [SPOTTED] Bay Area & California

20 Questions: Todd Wagner of Honestly YUM

Allow me to introduce our next guest in the ongoing “20 Questions” series. Todd Wagner is a master mixologist and editor for HonestlyYUM. He has spent many years behind the bar in addition to operating his own beverage catering company.… Continue reading

Spotted / Guerneville, CA / Commerce Fine Goods

One more spot to add to Guerneville until I head down again in a few weeks. This is the newly opened Commerce Fine Goods brought to you by SF’s Edyta and Jared—fellow photographers… Continue reading

Spotted / Guerneville, CA / El Barrio

When in Guerneville and you’re needing a cerveza or tequila or mezcal infused cocktail, you head to El Barrio. A perfect spot to lounge with plenty of seating throughout including a back patio.… Continue reading

Spotted / Guerneville, CA / Boon Hotel + Spa

This week I’ll be posting a few spots from a recent trip to the Russian River area just 75 miles north of San Francisco. In the artsy and entertaining little town of Guerneville,… Continue reading

Spotted / South San Francisco / Bitters + Bottles

A great spot to visit in South San Francisco, Bitters + Bottles is a one-stop-shop for all the perfect ingredients (spirits, bitters, mixers) + glassware and accessories to help you build the perfect cocktail… Continue reading

Spotted / South San Francisco / Studio Choo

I’ve long been an admirer of floral artists Studio Choo—as far back as 2010 when they teamed up with Magpie & Rye to open one of the most darling shops on Divisadero once known as… Continue reading

Spotted / Pacifica, CA / Yonder

This week I’ll be featuring a few spots just south of San Francisco, starting with Yonder in Pacifica. Located just off scenic Highway 1 is Linda Fahey’s airy and ocean inspired shop and… Continue reading

Spotted / Oakland, CA / Dona Tomas

My favorite spot for really delish, authentic Mexican food outside of SF! I had attended a friend’s Cinco de Mayo dinner event at Dona Tomas and had to return for another visit, as… 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