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Silicon Valley Eats: Kebabs, Barrel Aged Negronis and Pasta

Mountain View offers a plethora of budget friendly Middle Eastern spots that serve up healthy plates of falafel, hummus, and kebab. A new spot, however, gets bonus points for a creative setting and a helpful mural that calls out favorite menu items. Over in the increasingly hot town of Palo Alto, a restaurant opening within a hotel means the chance to indulge in craft cocktails with edible goodies made in house by a well-known Bay Area chef. Preserves, pasta, and even ice cream all get special culinary love here.

Beauty Beat: Q&A with Lashes in a Box Founder Jayne Chen

Nothing instantly glams up a look quite like falsies, and now you don't have to run to Walgreens every time you need eye-popping lashes. SF-based Lashes in a Box delivers 100 percent individually handmade luxury lashes right to your door.

SF Couple Tie the Knot With Succulents and Street Cars

Terri and Dan were married just three blocks away from where they live in the heart of the city. 

LASTER Technologies Launches First Genuine Augmented Reality Eyewear

Augmented reality wearable technology is set to make an enormous impact in 2014. We’ve already seen what Fitbit and Google Glass are capable of doing, but other companies are looking to advance the technology even further. 

Sexy, Rustic Verbena Celebrates Dishes for Vegetarians and Omnivores Alike

The Bay Area, with its earthy-crunchy-hippie reputation, has long been a bastion of vegetarianism and veganism. But you’d be hard-pressed—especially with the currently trendy offal obsession—to find a restaurant serving dishes to please the veg set and the omnivores with equal creativity.

Five Great New Restaurant Bar Programs

With the ever-increasing pressure on restaurateurs to make sure they have extra-original cocktail lists to accompany their food menus, we bring you a roundup of the best new restaurant bar programs around town. 

A Boat Owned by Two Tech Geniuses is Charting a New Course in Coworking

While the amenities arms race rages on among well-heeled and well-equipped tech offices across the city, a floating coworking space that is rusty, drafty, encrusted with birds’ nests, and laden with fish carcasses is luring some of the brightest minds in the Bay Area.

This Week’s Hottest Events: MAC Parties on Powell, The Blind Café Returns, and More

7x7 editors reveal the hottest events going on this week and give you a head's up on tickets to grab in advance (before they sell out)!

What the New Dolores Park Will Look Like

Sobs from sun-seeking hipsters could be heard around the city this weekend, when precious picnic real estate was even further restricted due to the closure of half of Dolores Park on Friday by SF Rec and Park. Eight acres of the Mission hot spot are now under construction, but recent renderings of the new and improved Dolores Park – to be revealed next year – show that the coming months of strife and struggle will be well worth it in the end. Cheer up, sunbathers, and prepare to get cozy in the meantime.

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