-shops in luxury camping tents, coffee and ice cream shops in converted old storage containers, and THIS specialty butcher shop in a food truck! Sis T was in town for one night and we did a mini-food tour in 3 hours! Here we are at "The Ice Cream Bar" - a truly unique retro-inspired ice...

And San Francisco, our neighbor to the north, is just one quick flight. In the spirit of exploration, we've tapped our sister site Racked SF for a guide to shopping the city by the bay. After the jump, the top 10 boutique experiences in Frisco.

Daria Strokous and Kati Nescher pose in an pink ice-cream parlor for the Spring/Summer 2012 Louis Vuitton campaign. Sitting at pastel pink booths and surrounded by retro looking furniture, this sweet ad campaign was captured by Steven Meisel and coordinates perfectly with the feminine designs...

Ice Cream, Anyone? San Francisco's Swensen's has arrived in Manila, and it opens today at SM MOA :) We were treated to deliciously creamy ice cream yesterday—soft opening for friends and family; and we were amazed at the price points! I'm sure you will too :) Price range per scoop is...

San Francisco is a town that can't get enough artisan ice cream. Of all the ice cream shops in town, Humphry Slocombe has the most innovative flavors. Where else would you get unusual flavors like prosciutto, government cheese, and foie gras? With the Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream Book, you can...

OPI San Francisco collection (click to enlarge) (Media sample) Here are my swatches and thoughts on the OPI San Francisco Collection part 2 (the creams): OPI Lost on Lombard OPI Lost on Lombard is a deep red cream. It's not a fire engine red, but more of a garnet red. I love how pretty...

can then be uploaded to Westfield San Francisco Centre's Facebook page and emailed to sanfrancisoc@us.westfield.com to be entered to win the shopping spree drawing. The pop-up display includes the replica Golden Gate Bridge, replica Chrissy Field, a life-size chess set ready for play, lawn...

The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco has rolled out five over-the-top $25,000 experiences inspired by San Francisco. The first experience will launch in April – the official anniversary month of the hotel – and the others will be rolled out throughout the year as part of the "Experience Series,"...

Growing up, there was this amazing ice cream parlor, not too far from our house, known as Farrell's. Graduations, report cards, birthdays...we'd look for any excuse to celebrate at this wonderful old timey spot complete with singing waiters, a candy store and the world's largest ice cream...

but when the mercury's rising, nothing cools you down more deliciously than an ice-cream fix! We've got the scoop on Hong Kong's top five ice cream and gelato joints to help make your summer sassier one ice cream at a time... Trust me: if you're ever in Sai Kung and in need of an icy treat,...

 

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