Category Archive: [SPOTTED SF] North Beach & Chinatown

Spotted SF / Chinatown / Comstock Saloon

Such a beautiful spot to spend a weekend afternoon sipping on some classic and well-crafted cocktails. One half serves as a bar while the other is the dining area. What I love most… Continue reading

Spotted SF / North Beach / Goorin Bros.

Originally established in 1895 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, this shop has been in San Francisco since 1949. Today this family business continues the tradition of hat-making by crafting hats inspired by the city’s rich… Continue reading

Spotted SF / North Beach / Little Vine

Inspired by the quaint little shops inhabiting every corner throughout Europe, this gem on Grant focuses on local and artisan products, including cheeses, meats, wines from small production & family-run wineries, and other… Continue reading

Spotted SF / North Beach / Mashka

The space is just as beautiful and unique as the jewelry designed here. I especially love the selections of stones chosen for each piece. Mashka 1400 Grant Avenue San Francisco, CA 94133 tel:… Continue reading

Spotted SF / North Beach / Public Barber Salon

I have yet to get a cut and color at this place, but I stumbled on this space as I was re-discovering Grant Ave on my daily wander. I glanced through the window… Continue reading

Spotted SF / North Beach / Aria Antiques

I randomly found this store over 10 years ago and ended up leaving with a few vintage keys for an art display in my home. I hadn’t returned since, as the place seemed… Continue reading

Spotted SF / North Beach / Al’s Attire

Specializing in custom suits, jackets, hats, shoes, bags and other accessories. This was my first visit to the store and as I perused all the offerings, I was blown away by the craftmanship… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Chinatown / Golden Gate Fortune Cookies

Walk down this alley until you get a whiff of sweetness coming from this tiny factory, which has been making fortune cookies for SF and around the world since 1962. A few dollars… Continue reading