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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spotted: marisa mason.

spotted: marisa mason / sfgirlbybay

hey it’s leslie from spotted sf and today i’m taking you over to oakland’s historic district to one of my favorite spots called temescal alley. this tiny area once contained old horse stables and carriage homes, then several years ago they were converted into a mini village of shops. tucked among these is marisa mason’s darling jewelry boutique and work... 
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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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farewell san francisco, but not goodbye.


well, kids, today’s the day. i’m moving to los angeles this weekend, and saying farewell to san francisco. i’m not saying goodbye, though — i’ll be back here all the time. for events, to see friends, to just say hello to the city i love. i’m excited for new adventures in L.A. and about finally owning a home and making it my own. and i can’t... 
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