Eat + Drink
We're generally awash in lists of our own at 7x7, as you can see at right, but we'd like to take this opportunity to round up some of the more notable food and drink lists to pop up recently elsewhere, like Thrillist's six best sandwiches in town, and a roundup of new bars. Because everyone loves a list.
Noe Valley is home to some of the city’s best high-end eating (think La Ciccia and Incanto), but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of places to grub on the cheap. From burritos to sushi, this mellow neighborhood has something for every brand of discerning taste bud, even when on a budget.
The biggest food news of the week is that dormant chef Ravi Kapur, formerly of Prospect, is getting back into the game come next year with a new Lower Nob Hill spot in conjunction with two Nopa partners.
HOT. The word carries so many meanings: passionate, sizzling, trendy, intense, and yes, sexy. But for us, it signals our favorite month. Meet the 20 movers and shakers that have us fired up this year.
An artichoke is a mystical and enchanting thing. So captivating that it appears in Greek mythology in the story of a beautiful woman named Cynara who was transformed into an artichoke. And its no wonder the artichoke gets so much acclaim and attention: it’s delicious, exotic, and even a little sexy.
Our weekly foodie to-do list will sate your appetite (we hope!):
In the October issue of 7x7, photographer and writer Eric Wolfinger got the lowdown from the sweet cream magician, Jake Godby of Humphry Slocombe, on his then-brand-new flavor in “Jam and Toast” (p. 88). The images were so delectable, we asked for the recipe. This is what ice cream dreams are made of.
Hero to those who prefer their humor deadpan, their tweets dirty, and their breakfast boozy, Jake Godby is the culinary half of the duo behind San Francisco’s idiosyncratic—and, five years in—now iconic Humphry Slocombe ice cream shop.