Tag Archive: wine

Spotted SF / Mission / Mission Cheese

Since they opened, this has been my favorite spot for a cheese plate and some wine. I like the combos they offer, but what I really love is the “cheesemonger’s flight” where you tell them what… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Dogpatch / Chocolate Lab

Chocolatier (and former pastry chef) Michael Recchiuti’s cafe lab which serves up super sweet desserts, pastries and a selection of savories. Chocolate Lab 801 22nd Street San Francisco, CA 94107 tel: 415 489… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Hayes Valley / Fatted Calf

Recently discovered this fantastic shop full of sausages, pates, salumi, hormone-free meats, seasonings and other gourmet items. They also prepare sandwiches for takeout. Everything is prepared in small batches to ensure quality and… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Russian Hill / Biondivino

Specializing primarily in Italian wines with a few other selections from other European regions + an entire section of French champagnes. Recently returning from Tuscany, I love knowing I have a shop nearby… Continue reading

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 / 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 / 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 / California / Anderson Valley / Scharffenberger

The windy road along highway 128 through Anderson Valley takes you through rustic landscapes dotted with big oaks, old barns, apple orchards and sweet little vineyards. On our weekend getaway to Boonville, we… Continue reading

Spotted / California / Anderson Valley

Gorgeous estate with spectacular views + outdoor seated tastings with cheese and charcuterie = the most serene wine experience in Anderson Valley. The vineyard hosts were so gracious and the tastings seemed endless,… Continue reading