Tagged Brunch

Marla Bakery Pop Up

Sunday morning marked the coming together of two beautiful and delicious things: Marla Bakery and State Bird Provisions. Marla is a stellar SF bakery that does all things baked, brined, and pickled, and State Bird Provisions is, well, State Bird Provisions. For the last month, Marla did pop ups in State Bird on the weekends…

Citizen’s Band

The friendly waiter placed a steaming cup of coffee down in front of me. The cup read “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas.” I smiled as I sipped the strong stuff, it was 75 degrees outside and I had shorts on, a rarity in San Francisco. We were seated on metal stools at…

Boot and Shoe Service

A weathered sign out front reads Boot and Shoe Service. But don’t let the name fool you—Boot and Shoe Service fixes food cravings, not worn leather soles. Its name pays homage to the original tenants, which is pretty cool considering today’s world of trendy restaurant tags (sorry 21st Amendment). Charlie Hallowell, the mastermind behind Pizzaiolo…

Guerilla Cafe

Holy moly, I’m in love. I’m usually not much of a breakfast fan but yesterday morning changed my anti-breakfast views. Guerilla Cafe in Berkeley lives up to the hype. Great coffee selection, scrumptious ethnic food, and a vibrant atmosphere. As we strolled through the front door and into the loud, colorful cafe, my early morning…