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Kids Get Their Own Tablet on Android

It’s not too soon to predict what the top-selling tech toy is likely to be this holiday season, and that would seem to be the Nabi Kids Tablet, on Android.

Parking Quiz: What is the Most Expensive SF Parking Citation?

It's no secret that parking in the city is a bitch. So we've enlisted local parking guru and author of Finding the Sweet Spot, David La Bua, to dish out weekly tips on navigating the ins and outs of city parking.

It's time for another parking quiz! This week's question:

What is the Most Expensive SF Parking Citation?

'Tis the Season for Peppermint Drinks

Walk through the Christmas aisle in Walgreens and you'll notice loads of peppermint-flavored everything spilling off the shelves. So why not mix up a few peppermint cocktails to round everything out? Try these minty concoctions from our pals at Liquor.com for the next holiday cocktail party you host.

Two Days Left to Submit a Sketch to ModCloth's Make the Cut Contest

If you're anything like me, you've imagined-up a few perfect pieces of clothing that would really complete your wardrobe, and yet, you can never seem to find them while out shopping. Heartbreaking, indeed! So what's a girl (or guy) to do?

Sketch them (if you haven't already) and submit them to ModCloth's Make the Cut Contest. All you have to do is submit a little sketch (up to 5 per applicant) for your chance to win $500 and to have your piece patterned, produced and sold on ModCloth. But hurry -- the SF-based e-comm metropolis is only taking submissions through this Sunday at noon. 

Indie Theater Roundup: 7 Movies to See This Week

December is here, leaving critics and industry insiders to sort through the year's offerings, separating the contenders from the pretenders in the race for Oscar gold. This weekend brings to the Bay Area a popular dark horse: The Artist, a love letter to the era of silent cinema that could upset expected favorites War Horse, The Descendants and Hugo this February at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles.

Berkeley-Born Artist Aaron Nagel: Figurative Bad Boy

"I just have a preference for dark and somber, rather than light and serene." The perfect precurser for local artist Aaron Nagel's aesthetic. Nagel's moody oil paintings are created within a small bedroom in the charming area near Grand Avenue in Oakland yet his work speaks volumes. Or rather, whispers in your ear in a sultry voice.

Secret Recipe: Dutch Baby Pancakes from Bluestem Brasserie

7x7 asks the city's chefs for the recipes to their most loved cocktails, bar snacks, starters, mains, and desserts. If there's a dish you can't stop thinking about and want to make at home, email lauren@7x7.com. Your wish may end up on the blog, along with the actual recipe from the chef.

Items We Love from Lady Gaga's Workshop at Barneys.com

The whimsical world of Lady Gaga has come to life at Barney's for a very special holiday project called Gaga's Workshop. Their online store has been transformed into an interactive fashion carnival bursting with limited-edition, exclusive products created by Gaga herself, Nicola Formichetti, and the artists Eli Sudbrack and Hamaide Pierson of assume vivid astro focus.

It's a total wonderland of wild, crazy and chic items. Here, we choose a few we'd love to find under the tree on Christmas Day:

Photo Preview of SFMOMA's Expansion

By now, we've all been tantalized by the talk of SFMOMA's grand plans to expand the current museum. Yesterday, SFMOMA and design firm Snøhetta unveiled the mock-ups of the plan for the mammoth new wing, which will include an expanded photography collection, a dedicated architecture and design area, and the incomparable Fisher collection (which will be integrated with SFMOMA's own collection).

Triple Threat: A Night Out in the Mission

If you want to have a successful night out in this town, you need a plan—and it better be a good one. Since it's not always easy to strike that perfect balance between pre-dinner drink, food and a show, we bring you the Triple Threat series — a block-by-block guide to nights out that only require one parking space. Today we're all over the Mission.

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