Eat + Drink
Nopalito started it. In the past few years, restaurants such as Tacolicious, Rosa Mexicano, and Mamacita have been putting the Mission burrito in its place, broadening our palates for Mexican flavors with mid-priced sit-down spots.
Thai, tacos, and sushi have infiltrated just about every corner in our city. But, San Francisco boasts cuisines from all over the world, and it’s become second nature to enjoy unconventional chow on a regular basis. So where to find those more rare and lesser-known eats?
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Your wish may end up on the blog, along with the actual recipe from the chef.
Our city is known for its kick-ass coffee and cafés, with no shortage of places to get your third-wave jolt on. While the hordes have been flocking to The Mill on Divisadero for its Four Barrel coffee (and joining Josey Baker’s cult of toast), here are some other new (and smaller) projects that may have escaped your notice:
It’s usually a good idea to avoid drinking alone, and two new Bay Area beer events make it easy to find fellow beer lovers to drink with.
1) The Starlight Room: "The Big Dive"
While this city has no shortage of terrific food, even world-class food, San Francisco is not a hub of lavishly designed, high-profile restaurants.
With summer approaching, it’s time to take advantage of the hot weather and clear skies (when they come around). Brunch is our favorite meal of the day here at 7x7, so why not take full advantage?