15 Bay Area Bloggers You Should Be Following

|March 14, 2018

The San Francisco Bay Area is filled with character, life, art, fashion, food and fun. That’s part of the reason it’s our favorite place to live (and why we blog about it so much). In fact, there’s so much of it all that local blogs have cropped up in every genre to highlight the best foods, the street styles and the lifestyle that make this place so unique.

If you’re looking for more reasons to love San Francisco and the Bay Area, we suggest following these local writers, fashion icons and explorers: highlighted for their foodie photos, local excursions and fun-loving nature. Enjoy!

Wannabe Fashion Blogger

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Tamryn Miller is the Wannabe Fashion Blogger. Covering fashion, living in San Francisco, and fun events like this Galentine’s Day get together at Le Marais Bakery, her blog is full of stunning photos around the city and full of fun. On her own style experience, she says, “Luckily, I live in the best city in the world, where fashion experimentation is highly encouraged and supported.”


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pancakeSTACKER San Francisco Bay Area bloggers

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PancakeSTACKER is run by Chandamheer Stacker (no, her first name is not Pancake). Highlighting just about everything she loves, the blog covers food, fashion, travel, wine and more — all from her hometown of San Francisco. We especially love Food Friday when she features one or two local spots, from Bluestem Brasserie’s New Brunch Menu to San Francisco’s latest omakase hotspot, Robin and (literally) everything in between.  

The Ohio Transplant

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In Aimee’s own words, she’s “a midwestern girl living in a west coast world.” She moved from Ohio to SF in 2011, snagged a job at Pinterest and has been sharing her fashions, passions and fun ever since. The blog is a beautiful balance between her love for fashion and her love for food. Check out our most recent favorite Sunset Shuffle – 4 Places to Eat & Drink the Night Away.  

A Side of Sweet

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A Side of Sweet San Francisco Bay Area bloggers

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Kelly Huibregtse is a pediatrician, a wife and an outstanding San Francisco lifestyle blogger. She and her husband moved to SF from Wisconsin in 2013 just a few days after getting married and they’ve been exploring the city (with puppy Maddie in tow) ever since! In addition to sharing recipes, photography tips, DIYs and fashion, Kelly features a few of her favorite places and events in the city, like her trips to the San Francisco Museum of Ice Cream, The Riddler Champagne Bar and The Sequoia Bar.

Spotted SF


This photo-centric blog is most recognizable on Instagram, but we definitely recommend following the blog as well! With highlights in Berkeley, Emeryville, Hayes Valley, Inner Richmond and a few as far as Frankfurt, Germany, the blog provides photo tours and reviews of some of our favorite Bay Area restaurants and shops. Check out this post on The Morris in Potrero Hill and you’ll see right away why we love Spotted SF.

Chasing Kendall

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Chasing Kendall San Francisco Bay Area bloggers

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According to writer, blogger and fashion-lover, Kendall Chase, Chasing Kendall is her life mapped out in San Francisco and beyond. In addition to sharing her characteristic blend of grunge and girly style, she has shared experiences at Eat Drink SF, travel excursions to Tahoe, and cocktail recipes and beer recommendations from local breweries like this Pumpkin Harvest Ale from Half Moon Bay Brewing Company.

Dessert First

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Anita Chu is the baker, writer and photographer behind Dessert First. As a Bay Area native and a San Francisco resident, she’s had plenty of time to explore the pastries and sweet treats of our city. Over the years, she has taken a six-month professional pastry course at Tante Marie’s Cooking School in SF, baked professionally in the East Bay and authored three cookbooks! Our favorite place on the blog is Sweet San Francisco where she highlights events and sweet spots around the Bay.

Hither & Thither

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Hither & Thither San Francisco Bay Area bloggers

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Lifestyle blogger Ashley Muir Bruhn created Hither & Thither with her husband Aron when they were living across the country in Manhattan. Since then, they’ve moved back to Davis, California — the same college town where they met and fell in love! Through photo-packed and inspiring blog posts, she shares her life, her recommendations, motherhood experiences and family travel excursions. We especially love this family skiing trip to Tahoe and this couples day trip to Half Moon Bay and the San Mateo Coast!

The Gay Gastronaut

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Another food-lover and Bay Area eater, The Gay Gastronaut chronicles adventures in both home cooking and dining out. He’s tackled topics like the trendy cruffin from Mr. Holmes Bakehouse, local spots like Craftsman and Wolves and, our favorite, his very own Great Burger Hunt. Part five of the journey has a ranking of 15 Bay Area burger spots with Black Sands Brewery standing strong at number one!

Places I’ve Eaten

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Places I've Eaten San Francisco Bay Area bloggers

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If you’re looking for food inspiration in the Bay Area, you should definitely be following Places I’ve Eaten. In an effort to track down the local spots that are both affordable and delicious, this food blogger shares his adventures with San Francisco pork buns, burgers at Garaje, oysters and seafood at Hog Island Oyster Co. and so much more. With plenty of mouth-watering photos on the side, you will definitely get hungry while reading.

This is My Happiness

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Jenna, mother, traveler and blogger at This Is My Happiness, highlights travel and lifestyle tips and experiences with a focus on family-friendly travel throughout Northern California. By seeking out the unique, out-of-the-way sights and experiences, she hopes to make her readers’ own travels smarter and better with every post. We especially love the at home post, How to Host a Wine Tasting Party, and the NorCal travel piece, My 8 Favorite Airbnbs for Families in Northern California.

Just Add Glam

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Just Add Glam San Francisco Bay Area bloggers

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Jennifer is the glamorous San Francisco local behind Just Add Glam. Through the blog, she shares beauty, fashion, fitness and travel tips alongside recipes, lifestyle and gift guides. In one of our favorites, Holiday Treat Yo Self Gift Guide, she chronicled her trip to Ghirardelli Square and shared her favorite, festive items. To catch up with Jennifer daily, follow her on Instagram!


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Shutterbean is the photo-focused blog run by working mom, wife and photographer Tracy Benjamin. She shares her Bay Area life through posts about everyday happenings, occasional organizing tips and decorating insights. Recently, she shared her trip to one of our NorCal favorites Wilbur Hot Springs; check it out here.

Nichole Ciotti

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Nichole Ciotti San Francisco Bay Area bloggers

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San Francisco local Nichole shares most of her Bay Area adventures on Instagram, but you can find more in-depth fashion, fitness and lifestyle tips posted regularly on her blog. From workout plans to product reviews, you’ll find it all with a charming SF backdrop.

Craft and Couture

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We love Craft and Couture for its seamless balance of home design, fashion, travel and lifestyle — all with a beautiful minimalist approach. Therese has shared winter trips to Lake Tahoe, minimal holiday entertaining tips and this picturesque, at home Valentine’s Day brunch. If you love the minimalist aesthetic as much as we do, check out Therese’s Instagram too!

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