Skip to Navigation Skip to Content

We Wanna Be Friends With

We Wanna Be Friends With Hi Tops Owners Jesse Woodward & Dana Gleim

Hi Tops co-owners Jesse Woodward and Dana Gleim are fast approaching the opening of their second venture, Bandidos. And we're pretty excited, too. 

We Wanna Be Friends With High Fashion Makeup Artist Victor Cembellin

The fashion industry’s best makeup artist isn’t in LA or NY. He’s right here in San Francisco. Victor Cembellin is an internationally renowned M∙A∙C Cosmetics Senior Artist—and a devoted Bay Area resident. 

We Wanna Be Friends With Hog & Rocks Bartender Michael Lazar

Brooklyn-native and longtime Bay Area resident, Michael Lazar is one of San Francisco's leading experts in spirits and cocktails. Lofty words, I know, but you won't find many other bartenders infusing rye with candy cap mushrooms, “reverse” barrel aging Manhattans, barrel aging beer in 65 gallon bourbon and rye barrels, or inventing a whole cocktail program called "Pimp My Old Fashioned." 

We Wanna Be Friends With Bay Lights Visionary Ben Davis

In 2010, Ben Davis had a thought: "What if the Bay Bridge was used as a canvas of light?"

We Wanna Be Friends With Comedian and Bartender Jill Vice

Clown. Mime. Comedian. Bartender. Jill Vice has quite the impressive resume. 

We Wanna Be Friends With Chef Alexander Alioto of Plin

After parting ways with his Russian Hill eatery Seven Hills –which was named the Best Italian restaurant in the Bay Area – Chef Alexander Alioto is opening up a highly anticipated new spot in the Mission.

We Wanna Be Friends With the Founders of SF-Based Fashion Label Cuyana

On June 18, San Francisco-based fashion label Cuyana—which has made a name for itself with tightly curated seasonal collections that boast effortless silhouettes and fine materials—launches the Bali collection for summer.

We Wanna Be Friends With Ex-Giant and Local Philanthropist, JT Snow

When intereviewing professional athletes, the conversation tends to focus on the player's best/worst sports moments, personal struggles, and life-defining achievements. In this particular case, JT Snow is talking philanthropy (and SF, of course). 

We Wanna Be Friends With Melted Toys Bassist, Brian Wakefield

Three years after their acclaimed Washed & Dried EP first unveiled the band’s distinct blend of hazy plaintive pop and psychedelic electronica, SF-based Melted Toys' self-titled debut album is set to release next month. 

We Wanna Be Friends With Perbacco Owner and Host Umberto Gibin

Fashionable and hospitable, Umberto Gibin's Italian charm serves him well as the owner and host of Financial District gem, Perbacco.

Daily Newsletters

Essential SF knowledge in your inbox

Subscribe to 7x7
Renew
Give a Gift
FAQ's