In a last minute decision Friday night, we agreed to embrace the insanity (“When in San Francisco…”) and test the waters with one band at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass… And I am so glad we did.
Japantown is just a few miles down Geary but is a world away. At the Japan Center mall, window displays call out with kimonos and teapots for the traditionalist or sticker photo booths and big-eyed, freakishly adorable figurines for the younger crowd. Maneki greets you with a raised paw at every turn.
This week my two wheels were a passport to a collision of old and new Japanese traditions and a uniquely San Francisco experience. Sumo was in town!
DIY spirit was alive and thriving with something for nearly every taste. I was excited to see the variety of zines on hand, from the classics…
We had a foggy Saturday here in San Francisco, but it didn’t stop a little neighborhood exploration.