November 01, 2011
A guide to Fluto's favorite destinations - Santa Monica: Jose Luis Jaime sets his farm's heirloom tomatoes at his family stand at the farmers market in Santa Monica.
Santa Monica: Farmer's market. Alex Kendall, right, buys peaches from Griselda Martinez, left and Leanah Velazquez.
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New York City: Ess-A-Bagel, 831 Third Avenue.
New York City: Bill Glasser works behind the counter at Ess-A-Bagel. He stands by the special Kosher case with no meats, just spreads and fishy items such as smoked salmon.
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San Francisco. The restaurant Tartine in the Mission District.
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San Francisco: Passion fruit coconut cake from Tartine bakery.
San Francisco: Blue Bottle Coffee Co.
San Francisco: Blue Bottle Coffee Co., where coffee made in a siphon forms bubbles as it drips back into a pot.
San Francisco: Gabriel Acevedo, left, of Oakland, Calif., and Andrew Ewald, right, of Baltimore, sit and drink cups of siphon coffee at the Blue Bottle Cafe in San Francisco.