Resplendent in its French Neoclassical glory, it’s hard to imagine that the Salon Doré, originally conceived as a receiving room for the aristocratic guests of Paris’s duchesse de la Trémoille (a purported paramour of King Louis XVI), also served as a gambling hall for her wayward brother.
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 Eat...
The man bun, aka the male topknot: it's a grooming trend that's taken hold across the country and plopped itself atop some of the city's sexiest têtes. In celebration of this preening phenomenon, we've rounded up specimens from around town to pay homage to the mane men rocking out with their knots out.
The nation's been buzzing about the Bay Area for quite some time now, including SF and Oakland in every Buzzfeed-esque listicle, and labeling the cities everything from Most Charming to Worst Parking. Are they right about us? See the various titles the Bay Area has won over the past year, and decide for yourself.
With a collection of craniums spanning millennia, the California Academy of Sciences’ new Skulls exhibit approaches the sometimes macabre subject from a perspective that both scientists and artists can appreciate.
Lake Tahoe may be known for its crystal clear waters, boating voyages, and excellent hiking, but it's the gorgeous floating half-pipe in the middle of big blue that really made our jaws drop.
This weekend, one of the city's most unique, permanent, public artworks will finally be revealed along with the opening of the North Beach Branch Library. A sound sculpture by internationally acclaimed sound artist Bill Fontana will play the sounds of the city back to its residents.
Tongue-like, nubby, bright orange uni, aka sea urchin roe, has gone from rarity to staple on many local menus, making appearances beyond the sushi counter in such dishes as pasta at 1760 (Nob Hill) and uni avocado toast at Bar Crudo (NoPa). As foodie love for urchin gonads (yes, you read that right) grows, attention is turning to the suppliers: a small but passionate free-diving community in the Bay Area.
To add cachet to their drink menus, restaurants and breweries are collaborating on some seriously epicurean brews.
Senior editor Schuyler Bailey, who mows her way around town for the sake of the Eat + Drink section, is hungry. Here's what she's hankering for this month.