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Foodie Agenda: Mezcal Festivals, White Truffles, New Restaurants, & More!

Five culinary adventures for the week ahead! 

Vango Delivers Art, Made By Local Artists, Right to Your Door

Tired of the cookie-cutter art found at Walmart, Ikea, and other such big-box monstrosities? Vango founder Ethan Appleby is trying to change the way we decorate our lives by helping you purchase original pieces with neither fuss nor muss.

The Michelin Diet: The Restaurant at Farmhouse Inn

From Atkins to Paleo, 7x7 editors are no strangers to fad diets. Having failed at each of them, we've finally found a nutrition regimen that suits our discriminating lifestyle: The Michelin Diet.

3 New Books to Pick Up and Read Right Now

Aside from Batman and Superman, Wonder Woman might be the most famous caped crusader around, and she's certainly the most famous superheroine. But as Jill Lepore's The Secret History of Wonder Woman reveals, her origins might be even more interesting than her travails on the comic-book page.

Neighborhood Guide: What to Do in the Castro

Here's your guide to San Francisco's gay district (no, not the "vibrant" or "colorful" or "proud" or whatever any number of coy discriptives real estate agents choose to call it), which you should use for both daytime and nighttime merriment. Enjoy.

Zen Out with Meditation Apps

In the hustle and bustle of our modern days, it's hard to stay focused. So our editors tested out the best way to achieve zen—there are apps for that, of course. Here are four to try for yourself. Can we get an om?

Industry Insiders Toast to 7x7's Fall Nightlife Guide

Last Tuesday, guests flocked to Dirty Habit, one of San Francisco's newest and most coveted happy hour locales, for an evening in honor of 7x7's latest edition of the Nightlife Guide. The pocket-sized guide is a must-have for any Bay Area resident or visitor seeking a curated list of the best in dining, drinking, and entertainment in SF.

New Tablet Case Translates Sign Language Into Text

In an attempt to bridge the communication gap between the deaf community and hearing peopleMotionSavvy, an Alameda-based startup, has developed a case for tablet computers that can serve as a virtual interpreter for the deaf.

The Best Boutiques Just Off Castro Street

Castro Steet is one of the city’s loudest and proudest thoroughfares, and its tributary blocks are no exception.

Escape From SF: Elephant Sea Cave

Heading to the Unknown Coast in Point Reyes National Seashore, we made our way over to Elephant Sea Cave—a short but slow and difficult scramble south of rocky McClures Beach—named after nearby Elephant Rock, shaped like, well, an elephant. 

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