To me this is as iconic a bridge as the Golden Gate. I love that I can catch glimpses of it from anywhere in the financial district. With the new LED light installation going on for the next two years maybe the bay Bridge will finally get a little bit of recognition....more
I couldn't wait to get back to the GGP! The de Young Museum, Botanical Gardens, Japanese Tea Garden, AIDS memorial. I just find it so peaceful, walking around, with so many different sights. Grab a sandwich at one of the many sandwich shops along the way and wander this manicured wonderland....more
So I was flipping channels one night and up popped these stunning visuals of the Japanese Tea Garden. Located in Golden Gate Park, I set out to find the stunning spot, by foot. It is as beautiful as I hoped, scenic and serene. If you go there on Mon, Weds, and Friday between 9a-10a admission is free....more
I love small, intimate hotels. The service always seems to be exceptional! The Mystic is a boutique hotel, part of the Charlie Palmer Group and like the rest of his establishments, this hotel is of the highest quality. I find the pictures on the website accurately depict this hotel. It has a slight...more
Easy. Fast, Cheap, with Amazing Views? YUP. Step out onto the back deck for a fabulous view of the Bay Bridge and then switch to the front to catch a glimpse of the Golden Gate, picturesque Sausalito awaits!
This cafe was the cutest place ever!! The fact that the food is interesting and the ambiance is hipster cool, helps. One of my favorite places to have coffee in the city. They change the menu daily so be prepared to try something new. The breakfast biscuits with some form of egg variation are excellent!...more
A great place to grab a cup of coffee, a drink or just grab a quick snack. I love to people watch and check out the amazing view of the Bay Bridge. The Slanted Door for Vietnamese food or Gott's for a burger. The perfect place to meet someone for a coffee or a cocktail!...more