October 28, 2013
Mike ‘N’ Muffins in San Fran
Soak up this perfect California (by way of Maine) view
Transport yourself out of the office this morning and into the Mission in San Fran: the sun is shining on your face, there’s a freshly baked muffin in your hand, and a cute boy, named Mike, is telling you about his fave romantic scene in a movie. Hello lady porn! Alexandra Thurmond swoons back from the Mission this morning.
Name: Michael Armenta
And what are we baking today? Banana muffins
Hometown: Kennebunk, Maine
Current Location: San Francisco
Day job: Co-founder and creative director of Taylor Stitch
We love our Wake Up Calls, what’s your morning routine like? I roll out of bed late, grab an americano at Four Barrel Coffee and head to my shop next door to start the day.
What are you currently listening to: Hair by Ty Segall and White Fence
We know nothing ’bout San Fran, where do you get the best dinner? Fresh catch at Outerlands in the Sunset District
Where is the most beautiful view in the city? Looking down the avenues in the Sunset towards the surf.
If you could cook for anyone, who would it be? Dinner for the Beatles
Do you have any hidden talents? Industrial design
Go-to karaoke song: “Maybellene” by Chuck Berry
Favorite romantic scene from a movie: Every scene in Beginners with Mélanie Laurent and Ewan McGregor
Best place you’ve ever traveled: Berlin or Paris
Where are you dying to go? Chile on a surf adventure!
The holidays are literally around the bend, what do you love most about them? Getting loose with my family thanks to a few cocktails
Favorite Thanksgiving side dish? Brussel sprouts au gratin
What’s your life motto? Everything in moderation, including moderation
Stay tuned for Mike’s muffins recipe later this week! How was your weekend? E-mail us firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
Photography by Anna-Alexia Basile