Eat + Drink
The weather may not be sweltering, but it's the time of year to start enjoying some refreshing and original chilled soups at some of the city's most notable eating spots. And it's also time to stop being afraid of soup that isn't hot.
7x7 Magazine's annual Best of SF showcases all you could ever hope to eat, drink, see, buy, know, and do in the city. Here is the Best of Drink:
May continues to be the busiest month of the year so far for openings, not to mention all the tidbits coming out about openings slated for later in the year. This week marked the debuts of Palm House, Uno Dos Tacos, Bartlett Hall, Kusakabe, The Commissary, and Ume, and there's only more to come in the next couple of weeks.
Salvatore Cracco’s facial expression in the photo on his California Department of Food and Agriculture–issued laminated credentials is at least as serious as his title— certified meat processing inspector. But Cracco, 29, chef at SoMa’s new eatery, Trou Normand, is all smiles when standing next to the carcasses of three massive pigs hanging in the restaurant’s meat locker.
Tired of soymilk? Wondering if there’s a better almond milk than the one you’re drinking out of a box that’s full of additives? We've got news for you: There is! Maybe you’re lactose intolerant, or vegan, or you just want a change-up from the usual milk in your cereal or coconut water in your smoothie. If you’ve looked on the shelves of your local specialty grocery store lately, you’ll find an explosion of different nut milks available — here are some of our favorite finds.
Your guide to the tastiest foodie happenings going down this week. Bon appetit!
From high-end wines to ghetto beer, we've got your drinking preferences covered this week.
Across the Bay Bridge, a fresh batch of Oakland restaurant openings is giving us serious hunger pangs.