spotted: commissary.

commissary in l.a. / sfgirlbybay

hello from leslie at spotted sf! in honor of victoria’s upcoming move to sunny l.a., i wanted to share this gorgeous gem that i recently visited during my trip south. you’ve most likely seen plenty of pics of commissary all over instagram and i was thrilled to finally see it myself. i’m absolutely green with envy and delighted that victoria will have this... 
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tulum: a few favorites.


ahhhh, tulum. i have to say that it’s as magical a place as i had imagined, and even surpassed my expectations. i was there last week teaching ace camp with rena tom of makeshift society and i felt like one happy camper to be able to teach in such an idyllic spot. tulum is on the caribbean sea, just two hours drive from the cancun airport and once you arrive you feel... 
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get baked in san francisco.


oh man, evil carbs be damned!! one look at mr holmes bakehouse and any thought of restraint must be tossed out the window! wouldn’t you agree? just look at this adorable larkin street bakery with its pithy “get baked in san francisco’ pink neon sign – genius! apparently, and i need to verify this stat, baker ry stephen’s specialty of the house... 
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a perfect day at peet’s.


long time san francisco locals, peet’s coffee & tea recently invited me to try out their new iced blended javiva made with fresh brewed coffee, so i thought i’d make an extra special day of it. peet’s has several locations all over the bay area (alfred peet opened the very first shop in berkeley in 1966!), but my very favorite cafe is their spot on fillmore... 
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the house of maman.


these lovely spaces both belong to Benjamin Sormonte and Elisa Marshall, the creative couple behind maman, one of manhattan’s newest and most stylish eateries. recently featured on lonny as photographed by one of my favorite photographers, by Nicole Franzen — this is mixed collection of images of their bakery and cafĂ©, and the couple’s sixth-floor loft in... 
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