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Best Local Beer Fests from Now Until Oktoberfest

We’ve assembled a list of the best beer events from now until Oktoberfest, so you can plan accordingly. You’re welcome.

Secret Recipe: Blue Plate's Macaroni and Drunken Spanish Goat Cheese

7x7 asks the Bay Area'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 schuyler@7x7.com. Your wish may end up on the blog, along with the actual recipe from the chef.

Secret Recipe: Doña Tomás Chiles Rellenos with Cauliflower Sauce

At Oakland’s Doña Tomás, a stylish bastion for upscale Mexican fare (Oakland is ahead of the curve in this category), authentic chiles rellenos steal the show. Inspired by the traditional dish from Mexico City, chef Thomas Schnetz adds a healthy twist by serving the goat cheese-and-spinach-stuffed chiles baked, on a bed of creamy cauliflower sauce, with a drizzle of crema and a bright garnish of pomegranate seeds.

Oakland Eats: Family Style at Haven, Last-Minute Valentine's Day, & More

It's one of those months — if you've managed to survive Beer Week, Valentine's Day is creeping up on you, immediately followed by the amazing madness of Chinese New Year. Exhale. We've got any last minute Valentine's Day plans covered, plus a couple of exciting new dining destinations to keep you well fed. 

Secret Recipe: Alembic's Bitter Valentine's Day Cocktail

Whether you're single or smitten this February 14, what better way to celebrate than with a boozy cocktail?

Drink Here Now: Valentine's Day Edition

There's a drink for every kind of Valentine.

Foodie Agenda: Cookies on Demand, Hawker Fare in SF, and Mardi Gras Menus

Exciting foodie adventures for the week ahead. 

Q&A With Aaron London, Chef-Owner of Al's Place

Three years after Ubuntu, Napa's groundbreaking vegetarian restaurant, closed, former executive chef (and James Beard Award Nominee) Aaron London just opened his own 45-seat eatery in the Mission.

Blue Bottle Coffee and Tartine Bakery Team Up in Tokyo

Bay Area institutions Blue Bottle Coffee and Tartine Bakery are joining forces on a new venture: Taking over Tokyo.

We Wanna Be Friends With the Founders of Roam Burgers

From pasture to plate, Roam Artisan Burgers offers delicious patties, sides, and shakes using fresh, quality ingredients. 

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