Tag Archive: dessert

Spotted / Portland / Salt & Straw

Our cab driver warned us this ice cream shop opens early (7:00 AM) and closes late (11:00 PM) and there will always be a line—day or night, any season, rain or shine. And… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Pacific Heights / B. Patisserie

After hearing so much about her extraordinary kouign amanns popping up around SF, I was so excited to hear that the owner b. (Belinda) decided to open a permanent spot—and in my neighborhood,… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Mission / Central Kitchen

For really unique and inventive dishes using fresh, local, organic, and seasonal ingredients, stop by here. The fare leans towards the much lighter side, so I highly recommend ordering a number of plates… Continue reading

Spotted / London / Story Deli

I kept passing a shop on a street corner that never appeared to be open. The white space seem to be filled with a selection of rustic and minimal home decor items. Strangely… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Cole Valley / The Ice Cream Bar

This spot is like a blast from the past. You’ll truly feel as if you’ve walked into a classic ’30s diner with its lunch counter, soda fountain and “jerks” serving up ice cream,… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Hayes Valley / Schulzies

What a fantastic concept! This new gem on Hayes serves up scoops of bread pudding in so many fun combos like Apple Pie in the Sky, S’mores Please, Boom Boom Banana, PB &… Continue reading

Spotted SF / SOMA / Darwin Cafe

San Francisco—I’m back! And ready to head back to work today and pop into my new favorite lunch spot. My friend introduced me to this gem tucked along a side street near South… Continue reading

Spotted SF / SOMA / Pinkie’s Bakery

I think I just found a new favorite dessert: gingerbread whoopie pie! I’m sure it’s called something else, but regardless, it was yummy!! Had I not just inhaled the big breakfast sandwich next… Continue reading

Spotted / Montreal / Soupsoupe

Years ago during one of my first few visits to Montreal, my dear friend took me to this quaint little gem tucked along the cobbly streets of the Plateau. I recall the daily… Continue reading