Oh hey, South Bay! In case you have any room left after indulging at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, we've got some openings that may pique your interest. Namely, chocolate, plus, farm-to-table fare, and Mexican food. Hungry yet?
Eat dessert first at Timothy Adams Chocolate, now slinging handmade truffles in downtown Palo Alto. Owners Timothy Woods and Adams Hollands have been selling their homemade goods at farmers markets (the two live in Sausalito); the Palo Alto location is their first brick-and-mortar. Truffle flavors will vary, but expect sour cherry, fresh mint, and even absinthe, sourced from local farms and vendors. Wash it all down with an iced or hot chocolate for good measure.
7x7 editors reveal what they're crushing on this week.
No more bleacher seats for you, fancypants. This time you can get good and lit watching Michael Morse hit another homer, all from the comfort of the swanky new Gotham Clubhouse. In the Bay Area's continuing trend of stadium chic, AT&T Park just revealed the latest installment to their roster of high-end experiences. Christened the Gotham Clubhouse, in honor of the Giants' original team name, it opens to the public tomorrow, Friday, July 25, kicking off the SF-LA series.
Nearly two thousand foodie fans flocked to 7x7’s The Big Eat Live! as AT&T Park transformed into an al fresco mecca of delectable dishes. The “most delicious day of summer” gave attendees the unprecedented opportunity to taste dishes that made it on 7x7’s annual list of 100 Things to Eat Before You Die, all sprawled around the baseball field.
These warm, humid days making you drowsy? Well, you’re in luck, because here are four new cafés around town to help perk you up, plus a tea bar that has a bit of a coffee geek sensibility, so we’re including that too.
Your guide to the tastiest foodie happenings going down this week. Bon appetit!
Brion and Reshma brought all the lavish festivity of a traditional Indian wedding to the picturesque shores of Lake Tahoe.
After a surprisingly outsize showing for their Nic Cage art show in April (an estimated 1,600 people lined up outside the Mission’s Balançoire for the chance to mingle, peruse, and buy works of art by fans of the actor), San Francisco–based husband-and-wife team Ezra and Julia Croft have set their sights on celebrating Wes Anderson muse Bill Murray for their next event.
Calling all amateur chefs, exhausted nine-to-fivers, and lazy gourmands: the road to a wholesome, homecooked meal is now much shorter than your average afterwork line at the grocery check-out stand.
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