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Foodie Updates: Tosca Reopens, TBD Approaches, Stars Returns for One Night Only

This is the big reopening week for the legendary Tosca Cafe at the hands of NY restaurateurs Ken Friedman and April Bloomfield, and we're just two weeks away from the opening of AQ spinoff TBD.

Eating and Drinking By the Numbers: The Week In Lists

We're generally awash in lists of our own at 7x7, as you can see at right, but we'd like to take this opportunity to round up some of the more notable food and drink lists to pop up recently elsewhere, like Thrillist's six best sandwiches in town, and a roundup of new bars. Because everyone loves a list.

Foodie Updates: A New Project for Ravi Kapur, Cellarmaker Brewing Co. Gets Close, and More

The biggest food news of the week is that dormant chef Ravi Kapur, formerly of Prospect, is getting back into the game come next year with a new Lower Nob Hill spot in conjunction with two Nopa partners.

A Fresh Take on Shakespeare's 'A Winter's Tale' Closes Out the CalShakes Season

The directing/choreographing team of sisters Patricia and Paloma McGregor, who brought their 2012 production of Spunk to CalShakes, return to close out this season with a new take on Shakespeare's A Winter's Tale.

Our Five Favorite Spots for Late-Night Eats in SF


People complain all the time that San Francisco isn't a 24-hour city, and sure, it is a city that often sleeps. But you may not know that there are actually plenty of options for late-night eating, including non-diner restaurants that serve until 1 or 2 a.m. Our top picks:

Foodie Updates: The State Bird Spinoff, Bourbon & Branch Team Invading North Beach, and More

Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski

This week in restaurant and bar news we have word that the ever-expanding Future Bars empire (Bourbon & Branch, Swig, Tradition, Local Edition, Rickhouse, etc.) is going to grow once more into North Beach, and some more news about Tosca and the State Bird Provisions next-door spinoff, The Progress.

Seven Top Sushi Spots Around San Francisco

It's a question we get often: Where do you go for sushi?

Foodie Updates: The Vestry Debuts, Lers Ros Heads to the Mission, and More

This week's news, in addition to the opening of Fog Cityincludes a new Mission restaurant attached to the Chapel, a shuffle at Daniel Patterson's restaurants in Oakland, and the news that Lers Ros is expanding to the Mission.

Tony Award Winning 'Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike' Comes to Berkeley Rep

This week, the 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Play, Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike is making an unusually quick leap from Broadway to the Bay Area, via Berkeley Rep

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