sunday in the city.

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since i’m in a brand new city, i thought it might be fun to bring back some sunday in the city posts. this weekend i had a good friend visiting, and i’ve been wanting to check out the old fairfax district’s farmer’s market, just adjacent to the grove. when i visited with my family as a kid, there was just the farmer’s market established in 1934... 
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summer soirée.

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one thing i’ve noticed about living in L.A. — friends drop by unexpectedly just because they’re in your hood — and i love that. the city is so big, you’ve got to make the most of your driving time! spontaneous hang outs can sometimes be the best, and i’m one of those people who likes to keep the fridge stocked with light snacks and drinks... 
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capturing the light in lisbon.

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i’ve always wanted to go to lisbon. and when i saw these beautiful photographs from a recent food & lifestyle photography workshop there, it made me want to move that destination much higher up the must visit list. this is the workshop of Sanda Pagaimo of little upside down cake and beth kirby of local milk, and darn it if i’d only known about this i might... 
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around L.A. / arroyo general.

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Arroyo General is one of many new faces in the recent Highland Park renaissance and offers the community a lovely curated selection of handmade ceramics, paper goods and fresh local produce. It’s quickly become my go-to shop for gifts for the people I really like. Last November, founder Max of Morning Glory Confections, approached a few creative friends (Linda+Kagan... 
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wear this there: wrecking ball coffee.

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image by leslie santarina. We don’t know what’s more of a draw, the perk-me-up cup of jo, or the Instagram-worthy wallpaper, but Wrecking Ball Coffee Roasters is high on our list of must-hit locations in San Francisco’s Marina District. The little sliver of heaven is the perfect place to test run that bunch outfit with a pre-breakfast latte, in this mustard... 
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