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It's Time for the SF Design Center's Semi-Annual Sale!

SFDC Sample Sale

This Saturday is not just any Saturday. It's the SF Design Center's semi-annual sample sale!

Try the Tahitian Fix, by Maven's Head Bartender Kate Bolton

The Tahitian Fix

The Tahitian Fix is an interpretation of a Pisco Punch, a cocktail famously born in our fair city.

Experience the Element of Surprise During Parallel 37's Eight-Course Tasting Menu

Chef de Cuisine Michael Rotondo

We recently told you about The Ritz-Carlton's new Chef de Cuisine Michael Rotondo at their esteemed, innovative restaurant Parallel 37. Well, Chef Rotondo has managed to garner even more rave reviews for the eatery and lounge with his new eight-course tasting menu experience.

Win a Getaway to the Montelucia Resort & Spa!

Right around this time of year, when the spring rains start and everyone's jetting off to spring break, a little getaway of your own starts to sound pretty darn good.

San Mateo's Bay Meadows is the Place to Keep Your Life in Motion

In the market for a new home? Turn your gaze towards San Mateo, where the new, progressive urban village called Bay Meadows has popped up along the city's Caltrain route. It's a gorgeous, state-of-the-art array of homes set to open soon, and developers Stockbridge and Wilson Meany want you to visit Bay Meadows' Welcome Center to learn more.

Leave Winter Behind and Jump Into Spring with Anchor Distilling's New Recipe

The Proverb

As told by Anchor's resident mixologist, Russell Davis:

One thing a lot of people ask me, after learning my chosen profession as a bartender, is whether a certain ingredient would go well with another ingredient (like another spirit, liqueur, herb, fruit, vegetable, etc). My answer is always the same; when treated correctly, you'd be surprised by what ingredients work together in a cocktail.

Explore the Amazing Monterey Bay Aquarium and Stay at the Portola Hotel & Spa

Portola Hotel & Spa

We Bay Areans are lucky to live just a breath away from one of the finest aquariums in the entire world–the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Just down the road on Highway 1, visiting this aquatic wildlife wonderland is perfect for a day trip, but even better if you make a weekend out of it and stay at the Portola Hotel and Spa while you're in the area.

Michael Rotondo Joins The Ritz-Carlton's Parallel 37 as Chef de Cuisine

Michael Rotondo

There's a new kid on the block at The Ritz-Carlton's beyond-tasty destination restaurant, Parallel 37. New Chef de Cuisine Michael Rotondo, fresh from working as executive chef at the famous Charlie Trotter's in Chicago, is raring to bring his globally-inspired cooking style to Parallel 37's contemporary American menu.

Wining and dining at the restaurants guarantees you a complete food and wine experience, and the decorated Chef Rotondo is excited to pair his work with some of the best wines, beer (hand-selected by Restaurant manager Justin Kindel), and hand-crafted cocktails (by bar star Camber Lay) anywhere. and 7x7 Join Forces for Your Dating Pleasure

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Oakland's Erick Santero Makes Music Without Borders

DJ Erick Santero

The musical styles of Erick Santero, an artist, DJ and producer, reflect the travel routes of his Salvadoran father and Guatemalan mother. Moving between New York, New Orleans and his current home in Oakland, California, Santero's travels have afforded him a plethora of diverse and cultural music styles.

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