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.
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.
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.
Dating in San Francisco just got a whole lot easier. 7x7 has joined forces with HowAboutWe to bring you a new kind of dating experience–our site is your one-stop shop for amazing singles with awesome date ideas. Here's how it works: Check out our new HowAboutWe module on our homepage, click on it, and get started for free. Browse and post date ideas tailor-made for adventurous San Franciscans, get off your butt, and start dating in the real world!
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.
Brides in the Bay Area spend months searching high and low for just the right place to have their wedding. After all, everything has to be, well, perfect. Local company WedSpring offers a unique way for couples to discover their ideal venue. Their open house-style venue tour lets you go at your own pace, bring whoever you want, and only visit the locales that strike your fancy–all for free.
Now in its 23rd year, San Jose's annual Cinequest Film Festival is renowned as a preeminent discovery ground for cinema and media innovation. Beginning February 26, this year's lineup features an international spread of top-notch artists, films, and technologies, including special appearances by Salman Rushdie and Harrison Ford.
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