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Mother Hoods: Jen Garrido’s Bay Area

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano

Photography by Photo Courtesy of Jen Garrido

Are you obsessed with artist and designer Jen Garrido as much as we are? We thought so. Now, get a double-dose of the talented mama of Jemma Bee with her Bay Area short list, below!

What are your favorite places in your city to…
Eat with the kids?Japantown or my absolute favorite place is Saul’s Deli in Berkeley.”

Eat with adults? “The last place I went with girlfriends without kids was Blue Plate on Mission.”

Shop for kids?Chloe’s Closet and we love a store in Berkeley called Kid Dynamo.”

Shop for yourself? “The last thing I bought for myself was at General Store.”

Play with your children? “We go to Bernal Heights Library park or Holly Park because they are within walking distance, but we love Mission Playground, Walter Haas Park, Children’s Park in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco Zoo, and Ocean Beach.”

Play with your adult friends? “Hiking and thrifting with my girlfriends are my most favorite things.”

Get out in nature?Mt. Tam, the Headlands, Redwood Regional Park in Oakland, and Lagunitas Lake.”

Any good flea markets/thrift shops? “I’m currently loving the Goodwills in the East Bay.”

Any good museums? “Sure, all of them!”

Where do you take out-of-town visitors?Bernal Hill to see the view.”

Any tourist-y places that are worth it to visit?The Ferry Building.”

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