Category Archive: [SPOTTED SF] FiDi & Embarcadero

Spotted SF / FiDi / City Counter

Inside the Financial District’s modern new luncheonette serving new American sandwiches and salads served at the counter or ordered to-go. A fresh spin on good old classics, like a deviled egg sandwich sprinkled… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Financial District / The Sequoia

Introducing the newest addition to Chef Tyler Florence’s renowned Wayfare Tavern: The Sequoia. Located on the fourth floor, this one-of-a-kind cocktail and reception bar doubles as a private event space, as well as… Continue reading

#LoveMyCity with Shinola

This week I’ve teamed up with the fine folks at Shinola to share why I #LoveMyCity by the Bay, San Francisco. I could name a hundred reasons but I point out just a few and you… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Jackson Square / Shinola

Detroit-based Shinola has a new standalone store here in SF and it is all kinds of lovely. With a focus on high quality and all American-made, they employ talent from Detroit (world class for manufacturing)… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Embarcadero / Coqueta

Still dreaming about my dinner at chef Michael Chiarello’s fabulous new waterfront restaurant, Coqueta. I had been eagerly waiting for my reservation to come up and I was not in the least bit… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Financial District / Taverna Aventine

A great spot to meet up with friends and colleagues—especially for weekday happy hours which last from 3:00-7:00. It gets crowded quickly, so arrive early if you can. On particular holidays, like St.… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Financial District / Far West Fungi

I find the world of mushrooms to be fascinating and this spot continues to be one of my favorites in the Ferry Building. I always stop in to see what peculiar varieties are… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Financial District / Biscuit Bender

Finally a place dedicated to another kind of buttery goodness: biscuits! Located inside the Ferry Building, this charming little stand has baskets and displays full of fresh buttermilk varieties, both sweet and savory.… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Financial District / Wayfare Tavern

One of my favorite spots in the city for good comfort food—most notably their fried chicken. I especially love the warm, rich and rustic details throughout the space. It’s cozy and it feels… Continue reading