sfgirlbybay’s guide to bohemian modern sf – app!

New-Sfgirlbybay-App

hey! some big news around here! you know how very often when you’re on your way to visit san francisco and you write me (or tweet) for a list of some of my favorite places to visit? well, now you can have all that information right on your iphone (and coming for android soon!) and compatible on your ipad, too. i decided it might be fun to create a simple app that allows... 
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thoughts for a friday.

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hello, my trusty readers. happy friday. this post is going to be a bit more personal than i might usually get here, because there’s a topic that keeps coming up among some of my internet pals, fellow bloggers, and real-life friends. i think it warrants discussion, because there’s a trend out there that may, or may not, be really bumming you out. yes, you personally,... 
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Craftsman and Wolves.

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san francisco has a new food obsession. it has an unusual name, craftsman and wolves — when i first heard the words uttered i thought perhaps it was some kind of cool hardware store. silly me. craftsman and wolves is a contemporary patisserie in the mission district brought to us by artistan chef william werner — they make pastries, cakes, confections, confitures,... 
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petel africa: a love story.

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Julie and Ibrahima’s story began in 2000 when they met working with the Peace Corps in Mauritania, and fell in love communicating in French and Pulaar (the Fulani language). Inspired by other cultures and places they’ve been, from Paris to Algeria and beyond, they’ve created a new business together — Petel, in San Francisco. importing handwoven textiles from... 
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THE JEALOUS CURATOR: ART GOES HERE.

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hello! so, last week i saw this lovely room that victoria wrote about on minted: i thought it was oh so lovely, and honestly not in need of much art. well, maybe just a bit of art – but i’m not going to use one nail! ready? yes, it’s true! beautiful white quilts sewn with full maps of your favorite cities! of course, i felt it was only appropriate to show... 
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