Tag Archive: wine

Spotted SF / Hayes Valley / 20th Century Cafe

I stumbled upon this pretty cafe as I was exploring Hayes Valley this past weekend. I took a peek in and it so reminded me of those charming little coffee shops I would… Continue reading

Spotted / Bay Area / Berkeley / Comal

I have such great memories of my trip to Oaxaca and all the amazing markets and restaurants I visited. I especially remember LOTS of mole and mezcal tastings throughout this region. It was,… Continue reading

SPOTTED / NEW YORK / BROOKLYN / HOTEL DELMANO

This Williamsburg gem attracts a huge crowd in the evenings, but on my last day in Brooklyn I decided to stop by in the late afternoon. And so happy I did. I never… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Russian Hill / Gioia Pizzeria

A charming and rustic spot I like to pop into when I’m in the Russian Hill area, serving pizzas, pastas and other tasty small dishes. I’ve shared larger pies with friends over dinner,… Continue reading

Spotted / Bay Area / Oakland / Duende

Some seriously tasty Spanish eats at this joint! From drinks to dishes, this has to be one of the most outstanding meals I’ve had recently. I was in the neighborhood for Art Murmur and… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Financial District / Taverna Aventine

A great spot to meet up with friends and colleagues—especially for weekday happy hours which last from 3:00-7:00. It gets crowded quickly, so arrive early if you can. On particular holidays, like St.… Continue reading

Spotted / Brooklyn / Littleneck

This darling seafood restaurant was recommended by Ms. Jansdotter after I had finished her workshop. I was looking for a quaint little spot to enjoy a late afternoon glass of wine before heading… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Mission / Hi Lo BBQ

Great new spot serving BBQ, ribs, other savories + flavorful cocktails the Northern California way. The space is sleek and modern with communal picnic seating on the first level and smaller tables on… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Pacific Heights / Baker & Banker

A bakery/restaurant combo (owned by Lori Baker and Jeff Banker) serving delicious dinners, sweets and pastries, and now occasional brunch.  Situated on a residential corner surrounded by the beautiful homes of Pacific Heights,… Continue reading