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An Outdoor Wedding in Lodi

KJ and Chris were married at Wine and Roses in Lodi, California. After their first look they opted to take their bridal party to Abundance Vineyards for a glass of wine before their ceremony.

Announcing Our First Ever Twitter Chat!

Announcing Our First Ever Twitter Chat!

We're no stranger to Twitter, but we've decided to mix things up. We're starting our first-ever Twitter chat sesh to get in touch with what you guys are thinking and wondering about life in SF. It's all going down this Thursday during lunch, April 12th at noon. Just tweet at us (@7x7) with the hashtag #7x7datenight, and we'll get the conversation going!

What Are Our Local Breweries Up to These Days?

What Are Our Local Breweries Up to These Days?

The number of craft brews available in the US continues to skyrocket. Craft beer now accounts for over 10% of the beer sold in US supermarkets, double the share it had in 2006. And last year saw the total number of the nation’s breweries approach 2,000, a number not seen since before Prohibition began in 1920.<--break->

The Secrets to Bay Area Entrepreneurs' Success

The Secrets to Bay Area Entrepreneurs&#039; Success

Life lessons, anecdotes, and bits of advice from three 
Bay Area entrepreneurs who made the big time.

Film Festival Coming to Squaw Valley for Earth Day Celebration

Tahoe Truckee Earth Day Celebration

Earth Day is coming up in a couple of weeks (Sunday, April 22) and a great way to get a head start on the annual celebration is to head over to Squaw Valley next week and take in the Wild & Scenic Film Festival.

Blossom Organics: Organic Care for Down There

Blossom Organics: Organic Care for Down There

With a mission to bring an organic sensibility to every personal care category, the Founding Formulator behind Marin’s Juice Beauty, Melissa Jochim, takes on intimate care with Blossom Organics.

Win Tickets to See TOTEM by Cirque du Soleil in San Jose!

Win Tickets to See TOTEM by Cirque du Soleil in San Jose!

Welcome to Ticket Tuesdays, a new weekly chance for you to score entry to some of the hottest shows in the Bay Area.

Two New Vodkas Embrace Terroir, Vintage Variation and Flavor

Two New Vodkas Embrace Terroir, Vintage Variation and Flavor

Vodka’s been unfairly maligned. For seven centuries, it’s served as the perfect vehicle for transmitting alcohol into the system. Well-loved for its neutrality, for its ability to blend in (it is, in fact, officially defined as a “neutral spirit without distinctive character, aroma or taste”), vodka became popular in the US because it was exactly the opposite of whiskey – Smirnoff first promised “no taste, no smell” in the 1930s and thanks to the Bloody Mary, the Moscow Mule and the Cosmopolitan, vodka became a bar staple.

Reading Roundup: This Week's Top Literary Events

Each week, we offer a roundup of the best literary events in the city. All events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. Want to submit an upcoming event for consideration? Go here.

Zyzzyva Spring Issue Release

Thursday, April 12, 7:30 pm, at The Booksmith (1644 Haight St.)

Tuesday, April 24, 7 pm, at Tosca Cafe (242 Columbus Ave.)

Market Watch: Absinthe Group's Pastry Chef Stocks Up on Strawberries

Market Watch:

Like many of the chefs who shop the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market each week, Bill Corbett, Executive Pastry Chef of The Absinthe Group, uses the seasons to help shape his creations. This time of year, the market is filled with all the veggies that make savory chefs swoon, however, for a pastry chef, this seemingly bountiful season can be more challenging. Winter citrus is slowly starting to wind down, and there are few fresh fruit options beyond cold-storage apples and pears for chefs like Bill to choose from.

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