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If you ever wonder what they’re eating for lunch over at Dropbox, Square or Yelp, the guy to ask is Zach Yungst, co-founder of

Yungst and his co-founder, Alex Lorton, are Wharton graduates who have brought their business expertise to street food vendors, matching them up with tech startups that order in lunch most days.

You Choose the Winner: 7x7 and St-Germain's Valentine Dinner, Drinks and Dreamtime

It's the next and final phase of our inaugural search for the best story celebrating the love of friendship—and our online team has chosen the top three contenders for a fantastic group date night in San Francisco! And now it's up to you to choose the best from the entries below.

The story with the most votes earns its writer and up to six comrades a special night involving our fun and faithful friends, which includes:

Jams We Love: 7x7's Weekly Playlist

Jams We Love: 7x7's Weekly Playlist

For our column Jams We Love, we're turning you onto the songs that keep us going every day. This time around, we thought it'd be fun to look back at the Noise Pop archives and fantasize about the amazing artists they've had over the years come back and play for the fest's 20th birthday.

Eat Out or Eat In: Six Unexpected Super Bowl Feasts

Unexpected Super Bowl Meals and Deals

It's Super Bowl time. A time for discount beers, Super long advertisements, and a stomach-testing quantity of buffalo wings, potato skins, and homemade mystery dips. It's also a time when you'll find food deals in unexpected restaurants where business owners are hoping to tap into some of the day's money making potential. (Super Bowl sushi at Chaya, anyone?) Take a look at our rundown, including places to order take-out if you're watching the big game at home.

This Week's Hottest Events: Jane McGonigal, Shabazz Palaces, and SF Indiefest

Jane McGonigal
All hail Jane McGonigal. The gaming guru talks alternate reality, problem solving, and innovation via video games with Cal Academy's Ryan Wyatt at this City Arts & Lectures conversation. Pick up a copy of her new book Reality is Broken: Why Games Make us Better and How They Can Change the World before you go.   
When: 8 p.m., Tues. 1/31
Where: Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave.

Lost and Found: Nojo Tequila Trophy's Whirlwind Journey

Lost and Found: Nojo Tequila Trophy's Whirlwind Journey

This puts that traveling gnome to shame: the custom-engraved bottle of Herradura reposado tequila that was awarded to Nojo, one of 7x7's Best New Restaurants of 2011, at our awards party last Monday—and which was "somehow taken" off the premises without the recipient's knowledge—has mysteriously turned up at the restaurant today!

Inside New SF Hot Spot Maven

Inside New SF Hot Spot Maven

Lately, we've been hearing all about the most recent addition to San Francisco's Lower Haight, Maven. The restaurant, which opened last month, has earned raves for its nontraditional take on food-and-cocktail pairings. It's not just the tasty offerings that have garnered the space attention.

5 Reasons to Stay Up Past Your Bedtime This Week

Five Reasons to Stay Up Past Your Bedtime This Week

Plenty of interesting shows to keep Bay Area music lovers up late this week. In addition to the following shows, we've also got Wilco at the Fox (sold out) on Tuesday, RJD2 at Manor West Wednesday, Martin Sexton at the Fillmore on Thursday, Cold Cave at the Elbo Room on Friday and The Jayhawks at the Fillmore on Saturday. Yes, it's one of those why-we-love-SF weeks.

SF Street Style: Classic Red, White, Blue + A Custom 2-Speed on Van Ness

SF Street Style: Classic Red, White, Blue + A Custom 2-Speed on Van Ness

I see a lot of great bike fashion around SF, but the problem is, it's always zooming by. Well, last weekend, we were lucky enough to catch Gavin Grant as he stopped for a red light on Van Ness. I really like how crisp and clean his look is, and it's also refreshing to see a looser fit done right.

SeatMe Looks To Dethrone SF-Based OpenTable

SeatMe Looks To Unseat SF-Based OpenTable

It’s Friday evening, and you desperately want a table at Frances.Unless you’re a VIP who keeps the general manager on speed dial, you scour OpenTable where, if you’re lucky, you may find a seat at 5 or 10 p.m.—score one for little old ladies and European tourists. But here’s what you don’t know: The lack of seats doesn’t necessarily mean the house is packed. Turns out, some of the city’s hottest restaurants hide peak-hour tables from the only major reservations system online.

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