5 Things To Know This AM — Nov 18 2011

Local graffiti artists are starting to tag trees, much to the disdain of some residents. (Bay Citizen)
Ave Bradley, the VP of Design at Kimpton Hotels, shows the Times around her fave S.F. spots. (NY Times)
Palo Alto topped a list of the most educated cities in California. See who else made the top 10. (California Watch)
Local Top Chef finalist Traci Des Jardins dishes on her top 10 obsessions, from sea salt to baseball. (Food & Wine)
Michael Chiarello, the chef behind Yountville's Bottega, is looking for a 100-seat space in San Francisco. (Inside Scoop SF)
Ave Bradley
Photo: Via NY Times/Annie Tritt