A rotating exhibit of the things I love most about living in San Francisco.

dessert landscapes

dessert landscapes series, sfogliatelle

sfogliatelle at Fiore Cafe, the Mission, San Francisco, CA

sfogliatelle at Fiore Cafe, the Mission, San Francisco, CA

Sfogliatelle at Fiore Cafe, the Mission, San Francisco, CA

Sfogliatelle at Fiore Cafe, the Mission, San Francisco, CA

This pastry is quite a sight to behold, and it is equally delicious. Filled with a sweet ricotta filling redolent of citrus, the dough is a perfectly-formed crescent of beautifully scalloped, thin, buttery, flaky, magnificent layers. I’d love to see how these are made. . .  incredible!

Fiore Cafe

3599 24th St
(between San Jose Ave & Guerrero St)
San Francisco, CA 94110
Neighborhood: Mission
(415) 642-4822
Hours: Mon-Fri 7 am – 6 pm; Sat-Sun 8 am – 6 pm

dessert landscapes series, blueberry waffle

blueberry waffle at the Blue Fig, the Mission, San Francisco, CA

blueberry waffle at the Blue Fig, the Mission, San Francisco, CA

blueberry waffle at the Blue Fig

blueberry waffle at the Blue Fig

the Blue Fig
990 Valencia St
(between Liberty St & 21st St)
San Francisco, CA 94110

(415) 875-9622

Hours: Mon-Fri 7 am – 7 pm

Sat-Sun 7:30 am – 7 pm


dessert landscapes series, cinnamon roll

cinnamon roll a la Starstream Cafe

cinnamon roll a la Starstream Cafe

cinnamon roll a la Starstream Cafe

cinnamon roll a la Starstream Cafe

cinnamon roll by Starstream Cafe

cinnamon roll by Starstream Cafe

Starstream
1830 Harrison at 14th St
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 864-6370

The cinnamon roll by Starstream Cafe, Harrison Street, SOMA, San Francisco

The cinnamon roll by Starstream Cafe, Harrison Street, SOMA, San Francisco


dessert landscapes series, chile chocolate chip scone

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chile pepper chocolate chip scone at Starstream, San Francisco

Starstream
1830 Harrison at 14th St
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 864-6370


dessert landscapes series: chocolate chip cookie by Hot Cookie

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chocolate chip cookie by Hot Cookie, in the Castro, SF

Hot Cookie
in the Castro District, SF

407 Castro St
(between 17th St & Market St)
San Francisco, CA 94114
Neighborhood: Castro

(415) 621-2350

Hours: Mon-Sun 11 am – 1 am

 


dessert landscapes series: croissant, by Tartine

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the croissant, Tartine Bakery, San Francisco

Tartine Bakery
600 Guerrero St
(between 18th St & 19th St)
San Francisco, CA 94110
Neighborhood: Mission
(415) 487-2600
www.tartinebakery.com


dessert landscapes series: the jalousie by thorough bread & pastry

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the 'jalousie', by Thorough Bread & Pastry, Church St, SF

 

Thorough Bread and Pastry
248 Church St (between Market St & 15th St)
San Francisco, CA 94114

Neighborhood: Castro


dessert landscapes series, blueberry muffin by Thorough Bread and Pastry

Blueberry Muffin, by Thorough Bread and Pastry

Blueberry Muffin, by Thorough Bread and Pastry

Blueberry Muffin, Thorough Bread, SF

Blueberry Muffin, Thorough Bread, SF

Thorough Bread and Pastry
248 Church St (between Market St & 15th St)
San Francisco, CA 94114

Neighborhood: Castro


dessert landscapes, the bostock

 

the Bostock, breakfast pastry at Thorough Bread and Pastry, Church St., San Francisco

the Bostock, a thick-cut slice of brioche soaked in rum which is then baked with a layer of almond cream with sliced almonds and finally, finished with a dusting of powdered sugar- available at Thorough Bread and Pastry, Church St., San Francisco

Thorough Bread and Pastry
248 Church St (between Market St & 15th St)
San Francisco, CA 94114

Neighborhood: Castro


dessert landscapes series: the “Bitter Queen” by Dynamo Donuts

 

Dynamo Donut's "Bitter Queen": candied grapefruit, elderflower glaze, and Campari sugar sprinkled on top!

Dynamo Donut's "Bitter Queen": candied grapefruit, elderflower glaze, and Campari sugar sprinkled on top!

 

Dynamo Donuts and Coffee

 

2760 24th St
(between Hampshire St & York St)
San Francisco, CA 94110
Neighborhood: Mission

(415) 920-1978