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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the romance of stow lake.

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as i prepare myself for the possibility of leaving san francisco, i can’t help but feel a bittersweet sense of nostalgia. san francisco is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and one with so many hidden gems. i thought i’d start sharing a few of my favorite spots before i depart — i’ll always be back, but i’ll miss the spontaneity of... 
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let’s go to: pacifica’s yonder.

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hello friends! this is celeste, a photographer and bay area native sharing a bit of my hometown with you today. having grown up just 20 minutes south of san francisco, i’d come to know pacifica as a quiet, fairly removed coastal town despite it’s proximity to the city. however, with the influx of creatives and entrepreneurs moving to the bay, some of that modern... 
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spotted: bell’occhio

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hi and happy new year! it’s leslie from spotted sf again and i’d love to share with you one of the prettiest shops i’ve long coveted here in san francisco. tucked along a small alley is this hidden little gem that’s been operating in the city for over 25 years. bell’occhio—which is italian for “beautiful eye”—is truly the gift... 
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