Dream Destination: Beaujolais the Bold and Beautiful

Wine, dine, and design near the food capital of France.  Else>>>

Design Destination: Oregon’s Modern New Era of Hospitality at Sokol Blosser

Willamette Valley, Oregon’s oldest and most classic Pinot Noir region, has been abuzz lately with new investors, wineries and guest experiences, signalling a new dawn in Oregon wine tourism.  Else>>>

I Could Live Here: Parker Palm Springs

June signifies summer in most parts of the United States. In San Francisco, June means fog, a lot of it. And one look at the weather report last weekend (high of 57 and cloudy) had me high-tailing it to the desert.  Else>>>

I Could Live Here: Post and Beam by Kenneth Lind

This is my dream house for a few reasons. One being that there are so many completely horrible yet fixable design decisions that have been made.  Else>>>

I Could Live Here: Bernal Heights Beauty

Last weekend I ventured up to Bernal Heights to babysit the adorable son of a good friend. It was one of those treks that necessitated the Vespa, as buses or bikes aren't really adequate if you don't want to spend an hour traveling across the city.  Else>>>

I Could Live Here: The Georgian Hotel

I've been traveling so much recently it seems rare that I actually get to fall asleep in my own bed. Between hotels and friends' guest rooms, I've mastered the art living out of a bag and relying on teeny tiny versions of my favorite beauty products.  Else>>>

I Could Live Here: The Chicago

Tomorrow I leave for Chicago, and turns out I'm not the only Californian with my eye on the windy city. San Francisco starchitect Stanley Saitowitz of Natoma Architects just released some shiny renderings for The Chicago, a 64-story residential tower on a long-vacant site at Roosevelt and Michigan.  Else>>>

I Could Live Here: Oh Happy Day's 500-Square-Foot Apartment in the Mission

Yep, I have my pick of all of the available real estate out there and this week I decide to downsize seven square feet. But when I saw Jordan Ferney's absolutely adorable little San Francisco apartment, I realized nothing gets me going like some creative space planning and smart style.  Else>>>

I Could Live Here: Luxe Malibu Rental

I'm based in San Francisco, but often spend at least one week every month in Los Angeles for work. For extended trips, I've long given up on hotel stays, and instead opt for renting a house or apartment.  Else>>>