Find yourself in the Central Valley for a DOS bridal appointment? Live like a local. Ash and I’s go-to spots. All owned and operated by the people of this town. (NOTE: If you see a * you can walk, or it’s just a short drive, from the DOS HQ!)
*Hi-Top– Good vibes, and goooood coffee. Various toast options too. Yoga across the street @toweryogafresno
Fulton Street Coffee – Your quintessential downtown coffee joint. Delicious pastries, cool neighboring shops to browse.
*The Revue – Long time iconic tower coffee house. Great place to work or catch up with friends. hip vibes. Just a little farther than Hi Top.
*Teazer – Nice tea spot on Olive in Tower. Go for the iced tea options, you’ll be happy you did.
La Elegante– The real stuff. Mexican food in a non assuming downtown joint. Usually buzzing. Order to-go or sit in one of the wrap around booths. (Closes at 3pm.)
Chef Paul’s – great soul food. classic chicken and waffles etc.
*Piemontes – Best sandwiches in town. Been around forever. Snag some gourmet groceries for dinner while your here.
Quail State –This is where it’s at. Drink at the bar, or on the outside terrace under the downtown sky.
Casa Yosie (pop-ups & online): This local picker does homewares, vintage clothes and oddities of years gone by. Often does pops in town or sells on her online shop.
Found Co.(pop ups & online):All the mid century modern dreams right here. Thing go FAST. Go early.
Vineyards Farmers Market– So most of the country’s produce is grown right here in the valley. Reason enough to hit this popular farmers market. It’s also where Ash and Brit’s mom wrangled them up every Saturday, with bribery of honey sticks of all flavors. Wednesdays 3pm-6pm, Saturday 7am-noon. Rain or shine.
Sam’s Deli & Grocery – The reviews speak for themselves. Superb selection of wine, pickled things, freshly sliced meats/cheeses, and everything Italian. A Fresno institution.
ArtHop– Really, a crown jewel in Fresno. Artists’ from all over the valley showcase their wares in different venues around the city. Pick up the map and jump on the tour or just hit downtown for a full experience in one spot.
Gazebo Gardens – Not your average nursery. Every Thursday, friday, saturday enjoy a few ice cold brews amongst the flowers and plants. food trucks and live music too. Hip crowd, family friendly.
ApCal– Grab your picnic blanket and enjoy this large Outdoor live music scene. Local food and wine in a vineyard just outside town.
Thursday Night Bull Riding- This is the shit. So we kinda like to keep it to ourselves. If you must know (and you must) email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.