In addition to being home to eternal spring weather, a beautiful metropolis, wine country, mountains for skiing and beaches for admiring, even more great stuff is coming out of Northern California.
These are not your Dad’s flannel shirts. For the urban outdoorsman and woman, these are soft and cool plaid button-downs with fun linings such as deer, bear, or fish scenes making for surprising cuffs when you roll your sleeves.
The folks at Juniper Ridge formulate “wilderness perfume” from findings such as bark, wildflowers and tree trimmings that they harvest across California. I noticed them first because of their cool bottles, and now they’re a mainstay in cool shops across the country.
Bi-Rite Creamery Ice Cream
You may have to fly to San Francisco to grab a pint. And it would be worth it. This ice cream is creamy, handmade and unique, its natural flavors are mouthwatering.