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Market Watch: Lonely Mountain Farm Comes to the Ferry Plaza

Though it’s always hard to say goodbye to summer fruits and veggies, we are excited for the return of dates and almonds, apples, pomegranates, persimmons, and early hard squash varieties every fall at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. This month we are also excited to welcome a new vendor to our Saturday lineup—Lonely Mountain Farm, hailing from the Watsonville area.

A Preview of Fall's 7 Most Anticipated Cookbooks

Back to school in editorial land means delivery upon delivery of fall’s most exciting book titles. For a food editor, this equals a delicious pile of noteworthy cookbooks, and 2014 is ushering in no less than a smorgasbord from some of my favorite chefs and restaurants.

San Francisco's Best Banh Mi Sandwiches

Banh mi is street food with some serious cred. Influenced by the French colonists’ love for a simple snack of pâté on bread over a hundred years ago, the granddaddy of mash up sandwiches is having a moment.

Silicon Valley Eats: A Delfina-Approved Pig Roast in Burlingame

It's a slow week for restaurant openings in the South Bay, but don't be discouraged, avid eaters! There's a slew of openings on the horizon; take this opportunity to regroup and revisit some favorites. Oh, and there's a Burlingame block party that you are not going to want to miss.

Where to Play Bar Games in the Bay Area

The Bay Area’s got game. A recent boom in bar diversions means you can pair your beers with bocce ball or your cocktails with Candyland. Here’s a list of our top bar games along with our favorite spots to play them. 

San Francisco's 7 Best Cakes, Ranked

Superior to the twee and frosting-heavy cupcake, the solitary cake towers above its tiny flanker. In fact, wise people even say that the cake is better than pie. Here are our favorite slices in San Francisco, ranked.

Drink Here Now: Lawn Games, Aperitivo Hour, and Wine Dinners

The cake may be a lie, but these drinking rumors are all true.

We Wanna Be Friends With Foreign Cinema Wine Director, Shannon Tucker

Sommelier Shannon Tucker joined the Foreign Cinema wine program in 2013. Since then, her wide ranging wine knowledge has helped the Mission restaurant highlight small unique productions, local visionary producers, and garnered a current wine menu of over 300 varietals. 

Foodie Agenda: NFL Game Day Menus, A Sour Festival, & More

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

Secret Recipe: Craftsman and Wolves' Valrhona Chocolate Chip Cookie

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 Your wish may end up on the blog, along with the actual recipe from the chef. 

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