Books & Things // Down a small alley may be the world's smallest & finely-edited art & photography bookstore. Books & Things was one of the locations that hosted our "Tale of Plant and Pot" exhibit in 2014.
Mitate // Beautiful plant shop. Everything is foraged by the owner.
The Last Samurai, Joe Okada // "Distinguished master of Kyoto hospitality" Mr. Okada, 86 is the eldest, licensed tour guide of Kyoto. Guides in both English and Japanese. email@example.com
NITI // Delicious shaved-ice all year round in cozy setting.
Brasserie Balzar // Alice Waters recommend the place to me as one of her favorite spots in Paris when she lived there. This old-school institution serves tasty steak frites, dover sole. Great for people watching too.
ZUNI // Roasted chicken, Caesar, Shoe-string potatoes and meringata for Dessert. The menu changes daily but there's something comforting to know some great things never change.
Min Min // Min Min serves the best gyoza on this planet. Always consistent, cooked to perfection. These guys are Pros.
Santa Barbara Courthouse // There is something magical about this building.
Hauler Wirth //
La its bonita // I crave this ceviche recipe that has been passed down for 30 years - served from a taco truck parked on the corner of Rose & ... Closed Thursdays. The carnitas tacos & is yummy too. No fuss, just good food.
Yet Lee // The best Chinese food in SF. This hole in the wall in China town is a secret spot in SF. Its open late and on Mondays which makes it a favorite spot for chefs in SF. Order: Crispy garlic prawns, scrambled egg prawns, mustard green & salted duck egg soup, yellow chive showmen, snow pea greens, peaking spare ribs.
Gjelina // As our neighbor on Abbot Kinney st., we've tried everything on the menu. Our favorite is the avocado toast for breakfast & the bianco pizza.