spotted sf: barzotto.

spotted sf: barzotto / sfgirlbybay

Hello – Leslie from Spotted SF here. Allow me to introduce you to the newest dining spot in San Francisco’s Mission neighborhood: Barzotto. Brought to you by Marko Sotto, veteran restaurant operator, and Michelle Minori, former executive sous chef of Thomas McNaughton’s Ne Timeas restaurant group (Flour + Water, Salumeria, Aatxe), Barzotto introduces fresh and... 
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the shutterbugs: lean timms.

this is the lovely work of Australian food, travel and lifestyle photographer lean timms –currently based in Canberra. lean is inspired by “by foraging, seasonal changes, food stories and travel” and strives to photograph and share considered, slow living moments rich in beauty and culture. i think her images are simply sublime, and what she has set out... 
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a summer pool party with SKYY.

sometimes you need a night away, but you don’t really have the time to leave town. that’s where summer parties come in really handy. you can style up your backyard for an outdoor movie night, a sleepover or just a fun cocktail party with friends — whatever you do just make it feel like you’ve left town for a little bit. you can even just check into... 
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the shutterbugs: luisa brimble.

i’ve been a longtime fan of the work of luisa brimble, a very talented Sydney, Australia-based food & lifestyle photographer. luisa shoots for all kinds of lifestyle publications like kinfolk, and is the founder of the Alphabet Family Journal — a family journal that celebrates the personal foundations of homes, in their many different forms. i can usually spot... 
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the weekday happy hour.

just before we jump into the long hectic holiday weekend, we’re partnering with Target to style up my upper backyard bonfire space for an easy weekday happy hour. it’s sometimes challenging to decorate quickly and easily on a week night, but it’s also important when you work really hard all week (and as a blogger often weekends, too!) to decompress and refuel... 
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