On March 8th—a surprisingly but appropriately warm and sunny day in San Francisco's famed Marina District—7x7 celebrated the Spring 2012 edition of its comprehensive pocket-guide to the City's vibrant nightlife culture with a lovely event at cover establishment, The Brixton (2140 Union St.)
It's almost that time of year again, when the eyes of the world are turned to that glamourous, celebrity-filled, cutthroat spectacle in the sun—yes, it's the Arizona Republican primary! And what better way to cleanse your palate than with a televised celebration filled with Hollywood's liberal elite, the Academy Awards®, hosted in San Francisco once more by our fabulous pals, the Academy of Friends. Their 32nd annual gala event has a few surprises in store...
On February 10, writer Abigail Barsana won a fantastic night sponsored by St-Germain that included stops at Americano Restaurant, Chambers Eat+Drink, and the Hotel Vitale. 7x7.com voters picked Abigail's story of the enduring love of friendship to win her a very special San Francisco evening, shared with her closest pals.
On February 3rd, San Francisco's design elite went to the dogs, packing the beautiful Galleria atrium of the San Francisco Design Center for the first annual Haute Dog SF. Legendary designer Wilkes Bashford emceed the sold-out evening, which was attended by Bay Area luminaries—including former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown—who enjoyed delicious bites, engaged with a wide array of wine sponsors, and imbibed fantastic cocktails made with Karlsson's Vodka.
One of the Bay Area's loveliest culinary experiences returns this weekend, as the Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation stages their annual Wine & Wishes event at the newly redesigned City View Room atop the METREON.
Attendees are guaranteed a world-class food and wine exploration that could only be held in San Francisco, with stunning and creative presentations from renowned executive chefs including Mark Dommen (One Market), Gerald Hirigoyen (Piperade), Matt Masera (Wayfare Tavern), Roland Passot (La Folie, 2012 Piggies Wiinner for "Best French Restaurant"), Hoss Zaré (Zaré at Fly Trap)—plus special presentations from Chef Michael Weller and the students of the California Culinary Academy.
This puts that traveling gnome to shame: the custom-engraved bottle of Herradura reposado tequila that was awarded to Nojo, one of 7x7's Best New Restaurants of 2011, at our awards party last Monday—and which was "somehow taken" off the premises without the recipient's knowledge—has mysteriously turned up at the restaurant today!
On January 22, 7x7 sponsored the annual SF Wedding Fair… A Five Star Afternoon at the Four Seasons on Market Street, which welcomed hundreds of brides, planners and coordinators from around the Bay Area. The event showcased stunning gowns—including gorgeous creations from local designer Jin Wang—with delicious hors d'oeuvres, California's premium bubblies, exquisite sweets and cakes, and over 75 exhibitors intent on inspiring brides-to-be to envision their perfect Bay Area day.
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