get baked in san francisco.

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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.

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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.

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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 café, and the couple’s sixth-floor loft in... 
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Friday Finds

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Top to bottom, left to right: A wonderfully woodsy spot for all your r&r needs Black and nude, a timeless pairing you can count on Salivating over the colors in this snapshot This peaceful indoor/outdoor seating area mix Soft pink makes for a serene sleeping space Happy Friday, Annie  
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new in the neighborhood: epicurean trader.

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i adore these kinds of love stories. or, perhaps you’d just call it a success story, but either way it’s a good one. holly mcdell and her partner mat pond moved to san francisco seven years ago, rather spontaneously. they were sitting in a bar one Sunday night in Sydney, and Mat said he felt like a change. holly replied “Here’s a cocktail napkin. Write... 
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