wear this there: wrecking ball coffee.


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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wear this there: 20th century cafe.


aci contractors. Quickly charming us into its deliciously-stacked bagels, and thinly layered honey cakes, 20th Century Cafe is a quick San Francisco favorite. It isn’t just the food that gets us, the special-ordered European espresso machine, and marble cafe tables transports us to another time and place. Slip in for breakfast and a cappuccino doning your most ladylike... 
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spotted: miette.

miette in san francisco / sfgirlbybay

today i’m taking you inside the sweetest and cheeriest place in all of san francisco. perhaps you’ve visited yourself or maybe you got a glimpse of it in victoria’s new book. with jars full of colorful confections and ribboned bags of sweets, how can you resist? this is miette and it is one of the most charming and beloved spots in the city. miette... 
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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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