Tag Archive: san francisco

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

Spotted SF / Mission / Joshu+Vela

Stylish, practical, lasting and locally made. Meet Joshu+Vela, designers of utility bags and accessories crafted with your use in mind. Inspired by his travels and work with major design companies, founder Noah Guy… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Hayes Valley / J. Rachman

I’m quite certain I met the cheeriest, most dapper and most exquisite hoarder in all of SF. He is Jonathan Rachman and he and his shop are such a delight! His trove of treasures… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Jackson Square / Shinola

Detroit-based Shinola has a new standalone store here in SF and it is all kinds of lovely. With a focus on high quality and all American-made, they employ talent from Detroit (world class for manufacturing)… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Outer Richmond / Fiorella

Venture to the Outer Richmond for lunch or dinner at Italian eatery and enoteca, Fiorella, a quaint, new spot serving a seasonal variety of fresh pasta, wood-fired pizzas and antipasti. Owner Boris Nemchenok (of Uva Enoteca and formerly of… Continue reading