Beer lovers here have it pretty sweet. With 19 San Francisco brewers and dozens of craft beer bars in a 49-square-mile city, you’re never far from a world class beer. Those who appreciate a challenge can find it though, by seeking out special brews and events that are available in limited quantities, or at special times of year, or only if you know someone with inside information.
A horde of sunkissed, chic denizens took part in the inaugural St. Regis Polo Cup at the Wine Country Polo Club in Sonoma Valley on Saturday. Were you there? You should have been.
For local, design-savvy getaways, San Franciscans usually look north to Napa and Sonoma. But 90 minutes south of the city, Santa Cruz has been quietly redefining a style once dictated by a scruffy mix of surfers, students and free-spirits. Today, the laid-back beach town exudes a creative new energy as exemplified by the following hip spots.
We at 7x7 consider ourselves slaves to fads of all sorts. The cragel? Check. Birkenstocks? (Um, yes, but don’t tell our perpetually high-heeled editor in chief.) The juice cleanse? We’re glad you asked! There are a bevy of companies in San Francisco offering up liquid nourishment in the name of clearer skin and cleaner bowels and and overall euphoric feeling (no matter how short-lived). Our editors were willing guinea pigs for eight local cleanses. Did we survive?
Like clockwork, another herd of well-to-do types converged upon a Union Square department store to mingle with other fashionable types while having their beautiful mugs photographed and checking out some designer duds. This week's batch of upper esche comes to you from Saks Fifth Avenue Celebrates Donna Karan's Women Who Inspire. And just who are said women of such inspiration? See for yourself.
This isn't your average house on a hill. The $12M abode was one of the first homes built on Russian Hill and also one of the most prominent Historic City Landmark Homes from the 1800s.
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