Colleen Barrett | December 1, 2010 8:16 amThe average gift shop is a cubbyhole of cuteness that's useless. A good one should make you covet something you don't need, but an extraordinary one is disarming. It convinces you life would be easier, sleeker, and more civilized if only you took the object of your affection home.Read More
Colleen Barrett | November 11, 2010 10:27 amWhen friends and family start having babies, a whole new shopping genre opens up; unfortunately, there's no secret baby district you haven't heard of yet. So while you may need to leave your 'hood, you shouldn't have to go far with these aww-inspiring shops around town.
Fiddlesticks (540 Hayes St., 415-565-0508) in Hayes Valley should be a first stop for the childless and clueless.Read More