Even though I had ample warning about the arctic San Francisco weather, nothing could have prepared me for just how misty and cold it could be in August. I spent the day as a faux tourist with my camera in tow and walked around Union Square, bought my favorite bread at the Ferry Building (Acme), ate at my favorite Basque restaurant (Piperade) and then ended the day in Sausalito with coffee and a cookie (Cibo). The mornings have been luxuriously lazy and the evenings are spent alternating between the fireplace and the hot tub.
San Francisco Staycation
I've always loved the idea of staying in a hotel in my home town. It's terribly indulgent and a fun way to see the area in which you live in a completely new light. This past weekend I stayed at Cavallo Point, a historical hotel tucked right at the base of the Golden Gate ...read more