around l.a. / cafe birdie.

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from the duo that brought us horse thief bbq at the grand central market comes highland park’s newest hot spot, cafe birdie. designed by etc.etera, the same folks that enhanced hotel covell, the marble and copper tabletops and modern tiles make for one of the most instagram-able spots I’ve seen in a while. but the goodness doesn’t stop at your eyes. founders wade... 
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wear this there: no197 chiswick fire station.

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somewhere in good ol’ london there’s a darling abandoned fire station turned hot new hangout. cool kids seeking swanky cocktails, and a hearty meal head to no197 chiswick fire station — it won’t disappoint. the interiors are aesthetic perfection from the pomegranate velvet chairs, to the casually cornered greenery. bring out your retro best for fall with... 
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wear this there: tartine bakery.

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as a former san franciscan, i take it a little personally that tartine bakery waited for my departure before opening its huge haven of freshly baked carbs, but it’s reason enough to return. tartine bakery is possibly the worlds greatest dough, and now they have an entire location in collaboration san francisco-based heath ceramics, dedicated to the craft — of minimalistic... 
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friday finds.

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happy friday everyone! what’s on your agenda for the weekend? i’ve been trying to plan better meals for myself and do a lot of prep in the kitchen on sundays so i don’t get lazy during the week and make bad eating choices. lots of salads and soups — i’ve been making a delicious chilled cucumber soup, and laura miller’s oven roasted tomato... 
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wear this there: le bar botanique.

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let’s get tropical this week with an appropriately thematic wear this there. brought to you by le bar botanique of amsterdam, this location is sure to transport you all while you sip cocktails between its emerald-hued four walls (and roof). daydream of being fanned by palm fronds because this is a setting begging for you to put your best stylish foot forward. may we... 
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