Mollusk is a neighborhood surf shop that sells clothing and great boards. They carry my surfboards and handplanes [for body surfing]. They occasionally host art shows and live music. The shop is sort of like the cornerstone of the Sunset. 4500 Irving St., (415) 564-6300, mollusksurfshop.com.
This story appeared in the January/February 2012 issue.
There are no surf shops where I live so it’s really eye-opening to see a shop like this, filled with surf boards but also a good assortment of surf lifestyle clothes, gear and books. You can tell everyone in the neighbourhood comes here to hang out. There are art shows here too.