Stephen Bassman


Frommer's California guidebook editor / recent NYC transplant / traveler / eater / blogger / Gemini

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Dec 17 SF: The Shining screening w & The Torrance Family Christmas Revue. #merrychristmas

During #LAX layover yesterday. Demo of at . Controlled by an iPad/iPod app, $280, awesome. #toys

Quick stop at Gray Line Linens, 260 W39. High quality linen $8.50/yd! It's in NYC Free & Dirt Cheap.

Should be a contest: Spot to Benji: "You've lived here 5 years? Big deal. I've peed in 6 NY apts."

Last night: Gotta love . Feels like one of the last relics of the old West Village.

Last night: Always bittersweet (& creepy?) walking by one's former apt. Good times at 207 W10 St. #LazySundayfilmedhere

Had fun ordering a Billionaire Cocktail ironically last night. If only they billed us ironically. #nyc

Not new but still shocking: Biography Books, 11th & Bleecker NYC, is now BookMarc by Marc Jacobs.

Haven't had banana pudding since...2007? Still terrific. Haters be damned. #nyc

"VALUE US." State Funds employees @ 333 Bush St. office, response to 2000 job cuts. "Honk for public services."

Oyster stew s at Ferry Building SF. I want to swim in a vat of this broth. Dipped bread for now.

There's No More Room On This N Train, People. (Part 2) #SF #MUNI

There's No More Room On This N Train, People. (Part 1) #SF #MUNI

Seen . turns Sri Lankan elephant dung into paper. #fairtrade #productivepoop

My parents sent me this #travel gift from Florence. Instantly transported to Italy circa 1828. #TT

I'm the lucky recipient of this #travel gift from Florence. Few things conjur Italy for me like . #TT

The "Capitalism Is Over" mural is by Megan Wilson. #ClarionAlley #streetart #SF

Artist Salvo8 says, "This is the new Emory Douglas. Just went up last week." (detail) #ClarionAlley #streetart #SF

#ClarionAlley SF. Artist Salvo8 told me, "UFCK spelling will stay up longer & won't offend parents w kids." #streetart

Finally crossing this off my to-do list: Affogato with boozy ice cream & Blue Bottle espresso .