Here are a few photos from the trip.
First, the thrifting/antiquing:
|Frankoma, believe it or not. Californians apparently love them some Frankoma. |
It was everywhere and quite expensive.
|Almost looks like Pearsall, but not quite right. I've done no research. It was $35. I wanted it.|
|Restored, powder coated Cosco. These were seriously sexy. And original advertising!|
|Georges Briard for Hyalin. $90 or it would have been in my suitcase.|
This is just what I didn't buy. I also bought a couple of things. I'll post about those later in the week.
Next, history, architecture and other cultural curiosities:
|The Mission. It has an official name, but around SLO, it's pretty much just The Mission.|
|Around Arroyo Grande, these little stamps in the sidewalks are everywhere.|
|Hug Me yarn bomb|
I also did some non-thrift shopping:
|Hepcat, a purveyor of retro-styled clothing.|
|Secret Garden herb shop|
And lots of eating:
|Local craft beer|
|The rosemary shortbread cookie I ate at Linnaea's didn't last long so here's the patio instead.|
|Lamb koftas at Novo, probably the best restaurant in SLO.|
|Almond peach muffin the size of my head, a Caramello and |
one of the two books I read this trip at Black Horse Espresso.
|Merlot raspberry truffle ice cream at Doc Bernstein's Ice Cream Lab in Arroyo Grande.|
|My brother and sister-in-law's dogs, Ranger and Willow, at Tolosa Winery.|
And never fear, I gave Chester plenty of treats for keeping the blog busy last week.
|Doggie ice cream soul patch|