It's the most wonderful time of the year. Why? Because dozens of adorable, adoptable puppies and kittens from the SF SPCA are about to fill the holiday windows of Macy's Union Square.
Dozens of onlookers will be oohing and aahing at these little furballs–but if you're in the market for a new four-legged friend in your life, you can beat the holiday rush by taking a gander at the kittens and pups who need homes now (and there are a lot of them!) at the SF SPCA Adoption Center. New pups and kittens are available each and every day, so you'll never be at a loss for eye candy and prospective new best friends.
Celebrate the season with California's best wines and food pairings.
2007 Peju Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
The 2007 Peju Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve is a handcrafted, small-production bottling from Napa Valley. This elegant wine features hand-picked fruit from selected blocks within our estate vineyard, located in Rutherford. The wine was aged for 26 months in 100% French oak barrels, 85% new.
'Tis the season of holiday parties! Kimpton Hotels, with their seven unique hotels peppered around the city, provide the perfect venues for exciting shindigs and cocktail parties that'll help you close out the year with a bang.
All seven (the Sir Francis Drake Hotel, the Postrio at Prescott, the Monaco, the Serrano, the Palomar, the Argonaut and the Tuscan Inn) each have different, luxurious event spaces that make celebrating with your entire office or a close-knit group of your friends and loved ones a total breeze. They'll decorate, help you find and set up a DJ, and even provide a tasty menu and drink selection you won't be able to say no to.
Look forward to bites from three of SF's top restaurants, live music and wine drinking for a good cause; for every glass or bottle of (PENFOLDS)Red wine sold, (PENFOLDS)Red will donate 15% of the profits to the Global Fund. And to top it all off, admission to the event is free!
Now that Christmas paraphernalia is seeping into store windows all over town, it's safe to say that the holidays are here–and that means you have to start thinking of gifts to give to your loved ones. We all know San Francisco boasts a world-class selection of one-of-a-kind shops and boutiques that cater to locals and tourists alike. In that tradition, buried deep within the city's cosmopolitan Design District, SF's Giftcenter and Jewelrymart is a sprawling collection of 150 wholesale gift, jewelry, and apparel showrooms that exhibit gorgeous wares to trade only–until now.
We at 7x7 are proud to be a part of the 2011 San Francisco Social, a night of dancing, merriment and cocktails that supports KIPP Bay Area Schools, an organization that provides a stable network of free college-prep programs to low-income public schools in San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose and San Lorenzo.
One of San Francisco's most accomplished chefs, Ron Siegel (he was the first US citizen to ever win Iron Chef!) will helm the kitchen at Nob Hill's just-announced, highly anticipated new restaurant Parallel 37, inside The Ritz-Carlton. True to its name–its inspired by the geographic latitude running near the San Francisco Bay Area–the spot already prides itself on a menu chock-full of locally sourced ingredients as well as sustainably produced wines from Sonoma and Napa.
This fall, Cirque du Soleil’s latest mind-boggling spectacular TOTEM hits San Francisco's AT&T Park under the blue and yellow Grand Chapiteau (Big Top). The trippy show–full of flying acrobatics and otherworldly costumes–traces the fascinating journey of the human species from its original amphibian state to its ultimate desire to fly. And boy, do they ever fly.
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