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Five Delicious, Chilled Spring Soups Around Town (+ Recipe)

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.

2014's Best Cocktails, Bar Trends, Classic Sips, and More

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: 

Secret Recipe: Americano's Kale Salad

7x7 asks the Bay Area's chefs for the recipes to their most loved cocktails, bar snacks, starters, mains, and desserts.

Foodie Updates: Palm House, Arguello, and More of SF's Biggest Openings

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.

Maven SF's Isaac Miller & Kate Bolton Debut Their New Hangar 1 Summer Cocktail

Head chef Isaac Miller and mixologist Kate Bolton of Maven SF poured their new Hangar 1 Vodka summer cocktail for the very first time this past week at local tech startup CreativeLive's office happy hour.

Trou Normand Whets Appetites in SoMa

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.

Get Nutty for These Non-Dairy Milks

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.

Foodie Agenda: Memorial Day Brews, Oyster Happy Hour, and More

Your guide to the tastiest foodie happenings going down this week. Bon appetit! 

Drink Here Now: Passport to Pinot, Plus DIY Bloody Marys

From high-end wines to ghetto beer, we've got your drinking preferences covered this week.

Oakland's Newest Eats Include Oysters, Verve Coffee, and Pho

Across the Bay Bridge, a fresh batch of Oakland restaurant openings is giving us serious hunger pangs. 

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