Spotted / Bay Area / Sausalito / Heath Ceramics

Makers of the most simple, functional and thoughtfully designed tableware since 1948 – and locally produced here in SF. I own numerous sets and was curious to see how these beauties were made. Factory… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Outer Sunset / General Store

A curated collection of furnishings, clothing, plants, home goods, jewelry and gifts – both new and vintage. General Store 4035 Judah Street San Francisco, CA 94122 tel: 415 682 0600 http://www.shop-generalstore.com * All… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Outer Sunset / Trouble Coffee

Great coffee in a kitschy-cool space. Trouble Coffee 4033 Judah Street San Francisco, CA 94122 tel: 415 682 4732 http://www.troublecoffee.com * All images by me, Leslie.

Spotted SF / Dogpatch / Blogshop

A weekend long Photoshop bootcamp for bloggers and bloggers-in-training. Hosted globally by Bri Emery, founder and editor of the blog Designlovefest + photographer and commercial director, Angela Kohler of ANGELA+ITHYLE. Blogshop http://www.iheartblogshop.com *… Continue reading

Spotted / Italy / Chianti / Campocorto

A small local producer of amazing wine and olive oil located in the Chianti region of Tuscany. This is where I ordered bottles and bottles of both and had them sent home. A… Continue reading

Spotted / Italy / Pienza / Il Casale

An organic farm and agriturismo located on the picturesque hillsides just outside of Pienza, dedicated to helping guests get closer to the source of their food. Spend some nights and work the fields,… Continue reading

Spotted / Italy / Cinque Terre / Via Dell’amore

Love secured along the Via dell’Amore (Lovers Path) in Cinque Terre. * All images by me, Leslie.

Spotted / Stockholm / Story Hotel

Years and years ago I saw this hotel featured in Emmas Designblogg and it was then I felt the urge to visit Stockholm. But it wasn’t until I met my Swedish beau a… Continue reading

Spotted / Stockholm / Urban Deli

Part upscale grocer, restaurant, bar, and café/bakery (located a block away) in the trendy and artsy Söder district. OK I’ll just say it: major hipster hangout. But I love it! I would say… Continue reading