7x7's fans chose chef Kory Stewart to be the winner of our first-ever "Your City, Your Chef" contest!
by Riley Manlapaz
Photography by Joe Budd
One of our most exciting and rewarding readers' contests this year determined San Francisco's next culinary star. After thousands of votes were cast in two rounds of voting, Kory Stewart—the young chef of Americano Restaurant & Bar at Hotel Vitale—was chosen as the brightest new talent* on our city's much-ballyhooed food scene.
Join the movers and shakers in SF’s entertainment, hospitality and promotion industries for the release of 7x7's Nightlife Guide.
The party will be Thursday, August 19 at Infusion Lounge and will feature...
$3 specialty cocktails
Complimentary tastings and bites until 8 p.m.
Soundscape by DJ TS from LIFE/STYLE
124 Ellis St. near Powell
No cover | Cocktail reception attire | 21 and over
R&B dance-pop rule-breakers Robyn & Kelis recently announced an upcoming co-headlining tour via a charmingly staged Twitter exchange. It went like this:
ROBYN: Hey mama, I'm bored. U feel like doing something?
KELIS: Love to. Thinking it'd be fun 2 hit the road together?
ROBYN: That's what I'M thinking. I got my strobes ready & some new dancing shoes as well. We could do this!
KELIS: GLORIOUS! I'll bring the lasers, confetti. Let's do it!
ROBYN: So what are we calling this madness? My ?'s tellin me u got an idea?
KELIS: Lets call it "All Hearts." What do you think?
On July 13th, Hendrick’s Gin arranged a unique event for a dedicated crowd of eager fledgling mixologists!
Jon Santer, San Francisco's own award-winning "Ambassador of the Curious and Savant & Mixologist of Hendrick's" conducted lively sessions on how to tame the undeniably delicious gin. After the sessions, students were able enjoy their scrumptious libations with fellow bon vivants in the pleasantly peculiar atmosphere of Prospect.
Photos: Anthony Gordon
On June 24, LGBT leaders Mark Rhoades and Brandon Hernandez hosted an amazing Pride 2010 kick-off event at the Clift Hotel's stylish Redwood Room and Velvet Room! The event not only benefited New Leaf Services, but also served as a "thank you" to the many men and women who give their time and resources to the LGBT community all year long. Attendees were a veritable roll call of San Francisco's LGBT leaders, and participating sponsors included Ketel One, Don Julio, Stella Artois, Epi Center MedSpa, Al Smyth events, and Blueprint Studios.
On June 3, 7x7 gathered some of San Francisco's brightest and brilliant stars to celebrate our picks for the best people, places and things in the city! Co-hosted by Ghirardelli Square and Fairmont Heritage Place, the event was blessed with absolutely gorgeous weather, while guests enjoyed stunning views of the bay and thrilled to the sounds of Best of the City winners Wallpaper!
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