It’s hardly news that the Bay Area is teeming with talent—your neighbor, your best friend’s cousin, you! From entrepreneurs to educators, from Oakland to Menlo Park, many of you make daily contributions that are changing the way we work, think, and live.
Movies are great and all, but sometimes you want to move your culture meter up a notch. This July, the San Francisco Symphony brings music from your favorite movies to life in their performance with the the multi-talented actor, singer, and songwriter Cheyenne Jackson.
The Gin and Tonic—there’s not a better drink during the dog days of summer (or fog days of summer, if you reside in SF). You’re probably familiar with the classic G&T, but you might not know its checkered past of medicinal uses and global domination.
It can be easy for us SFers to get a little, shall we say, San Fran-centric when it comes to dining out. So we definitely sit up and take notice when an East Bay hotspot starts drawing crowds from across the bay to its doorstep (or, in this case, outdoor patio).
From the Toy Story trilogy to The Incredibles and Up, Pixar Animation Studios has forever impacted filmmaking and given children (and children-at-heart, a.k.a. all of San Francisco) some seriously adorable characters. After all, who can resist WALL-E's soulful robot eyes or the heartwarming devotion of Dug, Up's heart-before-brains golden retriever?
Fresh from enjoying their celebratory after-work fete, the team at Lookout continued to celebrate their victory in the 7x7 Hangout Series with a decadent dinner held in a private room at Jen Puccio’s newest mid-Market establishment. Dozens of candles flickered, dancing off the luxe and layered decor to create an intimate and stylish atmosphere.
Last week, La Mar played host to a vibrant evening, kicking off the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Fútbol fans and newbies alike noshed on South American fare, including a variety of chef-selected empanadas, platos frîos, and fried chicken thights with anticuchera sauce. As the sun set over the Bay, partygoers enjoyed a spectacular view from the restaurant's deck overlooking the water.
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