Skip to Navigation Skip to Content

Editors' Picks: Cocktail Kits, Pole Dancing, & More

7x7 editors reveal what they're going nuts over this week. 

Five Can't-Miss Union Square Holiday Events

Union Square Holiday Events

It's the most wonderful time of year—the time when San Francisco transforms into an even more festive version of itself for the holidays. Whether you're a die-hard native or a recent transplant, you know that when it comes to the holidays, Union Square knows how to bring it. From fluffy kittens (and a cat celebrity) to walking through a winter wonderland while eating bacon, these cheery events at SF's retail mecca will have you decking the halls and fa la la-ing your way straight through New Year's.

East Bay Eats: Sweets, Meats, and A Veg-Centric Feast

It’s official: we’ve got less than a week until the magical, marvelous gluttony that is Thanksgiving. You know what that means, East Bay: it’s time to start stretching your stomachs accordingly. Good thing we’ve got a week chock-full of openings for your eating pleasure. 

5 Stuffing Recipes, Thanksgiving's Most Important Side

You can keep your turkey legs and gelatenous cranberries, thank you. Thanksgiving is all about stuffing. Lots of stuffing. Preferably doused in gravy. It is the ultimate comfort food in a holiday made up of comfort foods. In order to help you prepare Thanksgiving's most important dish, we have five recipes from esteemed local chefs to make your holiday feast magical.  

Givers & Shakers: Daniel Lurie, The Robin Hood

Sotheara Yem has tears in his eyes. Formerly one of San Francisco’s homeless, the 27-year-old is recalling the day one of his mentors, Tipping Point Community founder Daniel Lurie, purchased a sharp navy-blue designer suit for him. Yem, a first-generation Cambodian American, was scheduled to deliver a speech in front of 900 people at the 2011 Tipping Point benefit gala, and Lurie, who had helped the amateur filmmaker secure housing and employment, knew that a blazer from the clearance rack at H&M wouldn’t cut it.

Inside the Stylish New Marlowe, Even Better Than the Original

The talented team behind Park Tavern and The Cavalier transform the former Coco500 space in SoMa into a stylish new Marlowe, which is even better than the original.

Weekend Guide: Grumpy Cat, Amanda Palmer, Oakland Makers, & More

Celebrities abound in the Bay Area this weekend. 

White Truffle Dishes Around San Francisco

Smell that earthy (and expensive) fragrance in the air? It’s white truffle season, and local restaurants are shaving this seasonal delicacy on all kinds of special dishes right now, so don’t delay.

Road Trip Guide: Explore Point Reyes

Looking to spend some weekend time on a bit of coast more expansive than Ocean Beach? Just an hour north is Point Reyes, home to some of the best cheese, oysters, and coastal hiking in the Bay Area. Here are some of our favorite things to do outdoors on this national seashore:

Three Must-Have Recipes for Your Holiday Table

Pumpkin Ginger Flax and Walnut Bread

Whether you're channeling Martha or just trying to get through Thanksgiving without an exploding turkey, a solid holiday dish requires a hefty dose of fresh herbs to dial up the flavor and bring on the festivities. When prepping your dish, it's essential to start with fresh herbs for maximum impact. Sure, dried and powdered herbs work in a pinch, but there's no comparison to the real thing.

Daily Newsletters

Essential SF knowledge in your inbox

Sign up for our email newsletters for the latest on local food, culture, style, tech, and more.

Subscribe to 7x7
Renew
Give a Gift
FAQ's