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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welcome to wilma’s world.

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yesterday i had the most delightful pleasure of visiting Wilma’s World — which in reality is actually ceramicist rae dunn’s beautiful, light-filled studio in west berkeley. wilma is rae’s sweet pup — a jack russell terrier, and she’s inspired rae’s first book, Wilma’s World: Good Advice from a Good Dog. When Rae and Wilma met... 
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Friday Finds

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Top to bottom, left to right: Susana Vento works her styling magic at Folklore, London. I’ve got my sights set on this DIY eye print kitchen towel. This porcelain mug by Hasami will become your morning staple. Your family in customizable pillow form — isn’t it the cutest? One of my favorite neighborhood coffee shops, beautifully captured. Happy Friday, Annie P.S.... 
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spotted: hotel g.

hi! it’s leslie from spotted sf and i’m thrilled to share this brand new hotel in my beloved san francisco that truly feels like a home away from home. living in this city is definitely pricey and traveling here is not light on the pocket books either. for out-of-towners, accommodations have ranged from very upscale establishments (that are either historic and opulent... 
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studio tour: jenny sharaf.

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i’ve been a fan of san francisco-based artist jenny sharaf ever since i saw her work featured on tappan collective and blogged about it last march. so when jenny very kindly invited me to visit her studio in san franciso’s western edition last week, i was thrilled to take a spin over and have a look. walking into jenny’s small studio you are overwhelmed in... 
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