Tag Archive: eat

Spotted SF / Inner Richmond / Village Market

If I still lived in this neighborhood, this would be my go-to spot. Organic produce, affordable wine selections, Blue Bottle coffee + great breakfast and lunch options to enjoy leisurely at the many… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Hayes Valley / Smitten Ice Cream

What an amazing experience for ice cream! First you walk into an old covered shipping container parked in a lot. Next thing it’s like a mad scientist lab with smoke erupting furiously from… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Pacific Heights / Bun Mee

I’ll stop here for a $6-$7 Vietnamese-style sandwich any day—especially for the meatier ones like the Belly and Sloppy Buns. Their baguettes are fresh and perfectly crisp each and every time. And yes,… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Mission / Tartine

There will forever be a line at this little corner bakery, rain or shine, and it’s worth the wait each and every time. There is no place like it. Everything is simply divine.… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Mission / Bi-Rite Market

In my opinion this is, hands down, the best independently-owned urban grocery in the whole city, especially if you care about  sustainable, farm-direct, organic freshness, and quality artisan items. Even the staff is super-friendly and… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Union Square / Cafe de la Presse

Although in the heart of the tourist center, this charming Parisian-style bistro is a great spot to enjoy a french pressed coffee while browsing through their massive inventory of international magazines and newspapers.… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Pacific Heights / Jane Cafe

Just a quick stop at my usual neighborhood spot to grab a few housemade goodies to share with loved ones during the holidays. Everything is baked daily onsite and everything is excellent. I… 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 / 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