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Foie Farewell

Xanthie and Scott hosted a lovely farewell to foie just before the California ban took effect.

The weather was lovely and the foie even lovelier.

Of course, we started with cocktails.

X made a torchon. And as with all foie dishes, this took 3-4 days prep before the unveiling. But, my what a lovely unveiling it was.

She topped slices of foie gras with Muscato d’Asti gelee and served with brioche toasts, caramelized onions a swirl of balsamic creme and various salts.

Lucky, lucky us.

After our grand parting to foie was over, we mourned it’s loss with steak and sautéed tomatoes, salad, a cheese course, and finally a sabayon for dessert. It was a lovely fête and proper sendoff indeed.

 

 

Here and There #2

Summer in the city…

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A salumi plate at Farina for brunch…

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Balmy Street murals…

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Matt in front of Wise Sons…

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Lemon Pistachio doughnut on Dynamo’s back patio…

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More murals…

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Presidio view…

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And a Baker Beach sunset to finish it off.

Memorial Day in the Presidio

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here and there

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#551: Palace of Fine Arts

  

I was lucky to have snapped the shutter just as a bird soared overhead, it’s wings momentarily caught in the Palace lights.

Recently, Randomly*

A beautiful Victorian…

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Our view of Bernal Hill…

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Xanthie’s roasted chicken…

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New lamp from Lynn…

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Blimp…

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Ballpark cheesesteak…

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Absinthe in the afternoon…

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Rosemary salt…

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New curtains…

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A mint julep for derby day…

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B & Not B show…

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CD Mixtape by Justin…

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My roasted chicken…

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Sutro Tower…

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Spring in the city…

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Brunch…

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*a la naive. i must give credit where credit is due.

Photography featured on One Kings Lane

I cannot tell you how happy I am to see my photography featured on One Kings Lane with the launch of the Paris Hotel Boutique shop in their new Vintage and Market Finds section…

Here is a Settee I shot that was highlighted one the One Kings Lane home page introducing the new department.

Even the NYTimes is getting in on it!

Lynn–who has an incredible eye–has some amazing stuff up for sale there. You should head over and check it out before it’s all gone.  Here’s a peek a the shop, where you can see more of my photography, and her fantastic offerings.

Don’t you love that pink chaise? I wish it wasn’t already sold.

Feel free to LIKE and SHARE :) This is a fantastic opportunity for both me and Lynn. Thanks One Kings Lane!