On The Town: Kylee Swenson and Anthony Gordon

Aidin Vaziri | Kylee Swenson Gordon and Anthony Gordon sing and play bass, respectively, in Loquat, the San Francisco indie-pop band that opened last year’s Treasure Island Music Festival and is touring behind its latest album, “Secrets of the Sea.” In anticipation of the group’s monthlong residency at Cafe Du Nord, where it will be playing every Thursday throughout May, the husband-and-wife team let us in on a few of their favorite spots to hit between gigs.

On The Town: Kylee Swenson and Anthony Gordon
Mojo Bicycle Cafe, 639-A Divisadero St. “We have been taking San Francisco by storm on our bikes, but my 1963 Schwinn Breeze needs work and the guys at Mojo take good care of it. Also, I’ve never had a favorite bagel place before but Mojo’s toasted cream cheese, egg and cucumber bagels – egg on one half, cucumber on the other – taste like they are made by someone who cares.”
Casanova, 527 Valencia St. “Over the years, I’ve spent more money at Casanova than some people spend on college. The music is always good – they eschew a jukebox in favor of crafty, if somewhat obscure, nightly DJs – the drinks are always strong, and the women depicted on the black-velvet paintings adorning the walls are always nude.” Continue reading.


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