The world-renowned SF Symphony is set to put on one of the most festive parties of the year as 2011 turns into 2012. Get out your gowns and tuxes, slick back that hair, and put on your dancing shoes. They'll bring the masks, champagne and, of course, the world-class music.
Rev up your shopping engines, because ZARA’s rolling out its semi-annual sale on Friday, December 23rd. Score great deals on all of their hottest pieces, from shoes to clothing and accessories. Ladies, gents and kids alike should run, not walk, to their nearest ZARA store or log onto ZARA.COM before stock runs out!
What started as a walnut orchard in 1967 has become a unique winery located halfway between the towns of Napa and Yountville. Silenus is home to a collection of artisan winemakers who create some of Napa Valley’s most sought after boutique wines. Come join us for a tasting to sample their wines. We are positive you’ll find these handcrafted varietals to be exquisite and entirely pleasurable.
Wouldn't holiday party planning be a million times more fun if you had an army of experts waiting in the wings for any question or conundrum that came your way? Kimpton Hotels offers exactly that for any soiree you're hoping to pull off without a hitch this time of year with a team of "hospitality superstars" who are ready and waiting to give you tips for your tablescapes, awesome wine choices your guests will love and more via Facebook and Twitter through December 31.
Nob Hill's newest eatery, Parallel 37 tucked away in The Ritz-Carlton, is now open and poised to become the area's best place to steal away for sophisticated drinks and bites to eat, thanks to both bartender Camber Lay and renowned chef Ron Siegel. It's a collaboration that yields an amazing "kitchen to cocktail" technique, where Chef Siegel makes syrups, reductions and infusions in the kitchen that double as exquisite mixology components that blend with Lay's handpicked drink ingredients.
Now's the time to escape across the bridge to Napa Valley and celebrate Cabernet season amongst the rollings hills of vineyards and world class restaurants. Make it easy: just grab a few friends, hop in the car and head to the Westin Verasa Napa, where you can enjoy their special Cabernet Package, available through April 15, 2012, to kick off your luxurious getaway in Wine Country.
Join one of our favorite Napa wineries, Toolbox Wine Co., at the Marina St. Francis Yacht Club for their "THIRST" release party on December 14 and to raise a glass to Jack and J.T. Snow Fund, a tireless organization working to stop the progression of rare diseases such as Wolfram syndrome. You'll be able to not only drink for a good cause, but to meet SF Giants alumni during this party by the San Francisco Bay.
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