March 2016 marked five years since the start of the Syrian Civil War, a conflict that has forced over 4.6 million Syrians to flee their homes and seek refuge elsewhere. After five years, many of them are still living in camps across the Middle East and Europe.
Here at 7x7, we love tea. So, when we found out that Bay Area bartenders were adding tea to their cocktails, well, we just had to get the recipes. Spicy, herbal, and good-for-you, make these boozy cocktails your new nightcap.
Like the New Year's Day hangover, Super Bowl hangover, and Mardi Gras hangover before it, the post-St. Patrick's Day hangover is usually one for the books. But what if we told you that you can drink all the green beer you want and still function tomorrow at work? To do so, we asked four Bay Area drink experts to share their fool-proof hangover cures. Cheers!
We're not afraid to admit that coffee and alcohol are two of our favorite things in this world. Which is why we're especially obsessed with the newest trend of coffee-based cocktails.
The new visual storytellers of the San Francisco fashion world draw their inspiration from sources as varied as dance, fine painting, film, and their collective international upbringings (from Germany to Turkey). Meet four local fashion photographers whose stars are on the rise.
Born and raised in northern Europe, designer Patrik Petersson has a minimalistic aesthetic, a respect for the environment, and a hunger for innovation that we can all rally behind.
You've all heard the story of Warby Parker, yes? Well, in case you haven't, this guy Dave Gilboa was traveling in Thailand. He lost his $700 glasses. A poor (at the time) business school student at Wharton, he stumbled through the following semester practically blind. And then he got the idea for a startup.
The Cognoscente: Andrew Block Brings Smart Watches to a Traditional Fine Jewelry Purveyor in Silicon Valley
Timepieces have always played a big part in the classic American dream: Once given by employers to recognize decades of work well done, and later purchased or gifted as timeless symbols of status and success. Today in Silicon Valley, the old wristwatch has been disrupted like everything else, with smart watches doing everything from tweeting to taking selfies. So what does it mean for luxury watch purveyors of the elite old guard? For Menlo Park industry vet Andrew Block, evolution is everything.
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