Many moons ago, my friend Lianne was in town from NYC/Austin/the world and said she wanted to go eat oysters and drink wine and basically be spectacular and live the good life that California is famous for. Along with our friend Jessica, we piled into a ZipCar and I took them on what I should patent as my very own "Townie Tour," where I take visitors to my favorite hotspots outside of San Francisco. We had one of the more epic day outings I've had in recent years as we bopped around Marin from one bucolic setting to the next.
One day after I got back from my SE Asia travels, Jessica announced that she'd be moving to London. Once I got over my initial bummed-out-ness (and realized that one less friend in SF now meant one more person to visit in London, hopefully with a decent sofa!), I knew the only way to celebrate her departure was with another epic outing to check out more of the glories north of The City.Read More