One of San Francisco's most highly-regarded philanthropic, young professional gatherings returns to the gorgeous Fairmont Hotel this Saturday night. The annual fundraiser brings together hundreds of the city's kindest and most community-minded young adults to raise tens of thousands of dollars, which provides support for, and awareness of a variety of deserving art, education, and service charities.
On October 30, Glenfiddich—"The World’s Most Awarded Single Malt Scotch"—stopped by the intriguing Vault at The Old Mint to celebrate their quasquicentennial as a distillery in style.
Guests from the Bay Area raised plenty of drams to toast the history and pioneering spirit of Glenfiddich Scotch, while enjoying delicious catered offerings and exploring a variety of vaults to sample several marks of the famed beverage.
Photos: Yoni Klein Photography
On October 25, San Francisco's most forward-thinking leasers explored cutting edge loft living at 2235 Third Street.
The east side of town just got a whole lot more happening, thanks to development firm CityView's unveiling of the gorgeous new 196-unit, luxury LEED-certified multifamily community just two miles from downtown. It's in one of the most up-and-coming neighborhoods in the city, near job hubs and a ton of public transportation.
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On October 22, 7x7 and Sapporo proudly hosted a private event celebrating this year's winner of our annual search for San Francisco's next culinary superstar: Chef Alexander Alioto of Seven Hills, located high on the cusp of two of San Francisco's most famed hills, Russian Hill and Nob Hill.
Executive Chef Adam Mali presented a stunning menu that showed off Brasserie S&P's sophisticated yet approachable take on California cuisine. The lively crowd also enjoyed the lobby level bar's gin-centric cocktails—they boast the largest selection of gins in the city—and explored their beverage menu of over 600 wine selections and crafted beers.
Chef Adam's menu for the evening included:
On October 17, 7x7 honored our Hot 30 2012—our editors' annual roundup of San Francisco's most promising and prominent innovators in food, sports, the arts, science, technology, design, business, nonprofits, and more—with a private, exclusive event at the fantastic Jones lounge and restaurant nearby Union Square.
On October 15, the Museum of Performance & Design celebrated Roselyne Chroman Swig for her outstanding leadership in the arts. The presentation of the medallion took place at a luncheon in Alexandra’s Ballroom at the Westin St Francis Hotel in San Francisco. Mrs. Swig was presented the medallion by the museum's Board President Elyse Eng and incoming Executive Director, former San Francisco Ballet Principal Dancer Muriel Maffre.
Prior to the presentation of the medallion, Harrison Swig Watkins—Mrs. Swig’s grandson—gave an artful, touching and amusing tribute to her remarkable enterprising and devoted life of philanthropic and civic service.
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