Tag Archive: san francisco

Spotted SF / Potrero Hill / Intelligentsia Roasting Works

Inspired by the company’s growing customer base in the Bay Area, Intelligentsia recently expanded and reopened its San Francisco Roasting Works location in Potrero Hill. The rustic-modern facility, which it has occupied since… Continue reading

Spotted / West Marin / Food & Farm Tours

Perhaps my favorite region to explore within proximity of San Francisco is West Marin, and specifically, the area of Point Reyes. An hour drive from the city, you’ll encounter the most picturesque views and farmlands dotted… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Union Square / St. Francis Sweet Boutique

This Wednesday, November 23rd at 11:00 AM, the St. Francis continues its holiday tradition revealing not one but TWO handcrafted castles in its Landmark Lobby. A couple of weeks ago I joined Executive… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Chinatown / Mister Jiu’s

Located along historic Waverly Place, Mister Jiu’s introduces fresh, new California-style Cantonese cooking to SF’s Chinatown. Chef Brandon Jew, who has a decade of cooking around the globe, is back in his hometown creating… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Mission / Dandelion

Not only does Dandelion produce some of the best small-batch chocolate in the city, they’re also one of the few spots where you can go behind-the-scenes to see how it’s all made. The… 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

Meet the Maker: Carole Neilson Ceramics

I bought my first set of Carole Neilson’s espresso cups a few years ago when I discovered them at a shop in the Mission. Her organic forms combined with the smoky glazing add a bit of… Continue reading

Spotted SF / SOMA / SF Mint

If ever you wondered what the San Francisco Mint (or the Old U.S. Mint) looks like, I’m giving you a sneak peek inside. Constructed in 1874 to serve the gold mines of the… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Hayes Valley / Suppenküche

An authentic little German restaurant in the heart of Hayes Valley, Suppenküche serves simple, flavorful and traditional Bavarian food and beer for dinner and brunch. Think schnitzels, bratwurst and other meat and comfort dishes… Continue reading