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.
Looking for somewhere new to eat? Here’s your monthly cheat sheet of five brand-new places that recently opened around town.
As a culinary mecca populated with world renowned chefs and recreational foodies alike, it makes sense that San Francisco is a hot spot for underground supper clubs. These social dining experiences can take place anywhere from a victorian house in the Mission to a houseboat on the bay. They're often themed and typically feature local ingredients, but the off-the-grid aspect of the dinners is arguably their most alluring quality.
The last few winter storms have left up to three feet of snow in some areas of Lake Tahoe, perfect for experiencing all the new things the winter wonderland has to offer. New resort experiences, hotels, eateries, and high mountain adventures are now available to ensure you start the winter off right.
In the first installment of our Five Star Spirituality series, 7x7's senior editor Leilani Marie Labong took on the Mandarin Oriental San Francisco. Now we infiltrate the Scarlet Huntington Hotel, which just underwent massive renovations earlier this year. Here at 7x7, round-the-clock deadlines are all too familiar. As exciting as it can be, the adrenaline is synonymous with stress, followed by a series of sleepless nights. Enter the Namastay and Save package at the Scarlet Huntington.
Smell that earthy (and expensive) fragrance in the air? It’s white truffle season, and local restaurants are shaving this seasonal delicacy on all kinds of special dishes right now, so don’t delay.