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7 Convenient and Healthy Bay Area Meal Delivery Services to Try in 2016

Exhausted after a long day at work? Not only do these uber-hip services save you precious time and energy, but they'll also leave you satisfied and radiating health and wellness. Plus, they're easy on the wallet.

Cannabis Insider: Oakland's Leviathan Building Becomes a Hub for Silicon Valley Cannabis Startups

A local marijuana reporter’s field notes and gossip from the intersection of pot, money, and power in the epicentral San Francisco Bay Area.

Secret Recipe: Lolo's Fried Avocado Tacos

You can't sit down to dinner at colorful Mission eatery Loló without ordering the panko avocado taco. The crispy fried panko batter contrasts brilliantly with the rich creamy avocado and melty Oaxacan cheese—making this menu staple a must-eat whenever you're in the neighborhood. It's a classic on 7x7's annual Big Eat list, and now you can make it at home with this recipe. Provecho!

2015 Hot 20: Mark Bittman, NYT Columnist Turned Berkeley Dot-Commer

When Mark Bittman defected to Berkeley last spring for a lecturing gig, the Bay Area food writing community collectively high-fived. It’s not often that we lure New York’s own to our fairer coast, and Bittman—prolific author, famed New York Times columnist, and brilliant journalist—is one of the biggest catches we could net.

2015 Hot 20: Stephen Curry, the Next Michael Jordan?

Stephen Curry, 27,  just might be the greatest basketball player of all time, or at least he’s on his way. The Ohio-born point guard who stands at only 6-foot-3-inches and 190 pounds, led the Golden State Warriors to their first NBA Championship in 40 years last spring, while simultaneously winning over Bay Area hearts with his wholesome character and adorable family.

2015 Hot 20: Rob Bonta, the Marijuana Policymaker

Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom may be nabbing headlines for his support of the growing cannabis legalization movement, but it's California assemblymember Rob Bonta's name that's on the tips of tongues in the state's marijuana industry. 

2015 Hot 20: Pete Docter, the Man Behind Your Favorite Pixar Movies

As a childhood Disney fanatic, Pete Docter probably didn't expect to be where he is today. Where is that, you might ask? Well, in the director's chair on Pixar's latest smash hit.

How to Spend 50 Perfect Hours in the Tri-Valley

Bay Area visitors looking to escape the fog and embrace warmer temperatures, rolling Wine Country hills, and cute downtown districts are smart to head to a region called Tri-Valley. This area consists of four cities: Danville, Dublin, Pleasanton, and Livermore and offers endless outdoor activity options, yummy restaurants, cute shops and vineyards that go on for miles.

Get Your Game On at these Weekly Events Around the Bay Area

Whether you’re into classic board games like chess and Go, card games like Magic, miniature games like X-Wing, or you just want to bust out the old Catan, these local game shops have got you covered. Bust out your favorite game and make friends along the way. 

The Big Brain Tease: 25 Game Nights, Exhibitions, and Bars to Unleash Your Inner Nerd

The Bay Area is not afraid to embrace its nerdy side. From museum exhibitions, to literary-themed bars, and drop-dead-gorgeous libraries, there are too many brain-busting activities to choose from. To help out, we compiled a list of 25 must-check-out events that'll guarantee you a good time. Go forth and be geeky!

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