“You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees For a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves.” MARY OLIVER, “Wild Geese”
in June 2008 as a website where Todd posted photo shoots he did of his friends in their homes. Requests quickly began coming in daily from viewers all over the world who wanted their homes to be featured on the site. The Selby’s website became so influential — with up to 100,000 unique visitors daily—that within months, top companies from around the world began asking to collaborate.
Settled on the bustling 24th Street strip in the Outer Mission, the simple, but expertly designed spot has an extensive menu, featuring classics like challah french toast, chopped liver, and matzo-ball soup, along with originals like the $5 Semite Sandwich (pastrami, swiss, mustard, and a fried egg on griddled rye). For folks on the run, there are baked goods to-go. Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen, 3150 24th Street (at Shotwell Street); 415-787-DELI.