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Photos: SF Chefs 2012 Union Square

On August 3-5, San Francisco became the food nation's culinary and libationary locus under a Grand Tasting Tent on Union Square with the return of the epic event, SF Chefs.

The fourth annual celebration of the good, smart, sustainable life highlighted the glorious bounty of Northern California. Passionate chefs from the Bay Area’s most coveted restaurants thrilled guests with a vast selection of fresh, local and delicious dishes, accompanied by perfectly paired wines, beers and spirits. The epic event also supported the Golden Gate Restaurant Association Scholarship Foundation.

Photos: Maker's Mark Cocktail Party at Minna Gallery

On August 2nd, 7x7 launched the late summer event series, The Cocktail Party 2012 with Maker's Mark at the ever-popular 111 Minna Gallery in San Francisco's SoMa District.

Photos: La Mar Cebicheria: Chef’s Table Celebration with Sapporo

On August 1st, a stunning array of the top chefs in San Francisco gathered at the award-winning waterfront restaurant La Mar Cebicheria for an exclusive dinner. The ultra-private event was hosted by La Mar’s chef Diego Oka, who was eager to re-introduce traditional Peruvian cuisine to the sophisticated palates of his peers in the Bay Area culinary community.

Event partner Sapporo provided icy-cold bottles to complement the fantastic lineup of dishes.

Photos: popchips Game Changers: Athletes Hungry for Change

Hungry for change? Tim Lincecum is. That’s why he teamed up with popchips to “chip in” for charity. As a part of the popchips game changers program, fans were encouraged to submit ideas on how Tim could give back to the San Francisco community. After nominations were submitted, the community voted on the local causes and event ideas that they wanted to see popchips and Tim Lincecum bring to life. The top 5 ideas were shared with Tim and the cause that hit a home run, was the Muttville Senior Dog Rescue program.

Photos: 7x7 Salutes Wells Fargo Pride 2012 at Minna Gallery

On June 19, 7x7 staged a lively event to kickoff SF Pride Week, honoring hometown hero Wells Fargo's long-standing commitment to the LGBT community.

Guests converged at 111 Minna Gallery to engage with staffers and executives from a variety of the financial institution's departments, including Tracy Curtis (Regional President, Wells Fargo San Francisco), who spoke of 25 years of support, including sponsorship of the City's largest public event—and the largest LGBT gathering in the nation—the world-famous San Francisco Pride celebration and parade.

Photos: Bloomingdale's Pride Celebration 2012

On June 14, Bloomingdale's staged a vibrant pre-Pride week celebration—The Colors of Pride—at their Men's Store on the expansive fourth floor of their Westfield Centre store nearby Union Square in San Francisco.

Event co-hosts included 7x7's executive editor Chloe Harris-Frankeny; Tout Sweet Pâtisserie's Yigit Pura (winner of BRAVO's Top Chef Just Desserts); and Richard Klein, founder/director of LGBT professionals network dot429. The room was rocked by special DJ and legendary drag queen Juanita More! and her retro soul/funk beats.

Photos: SF Chefs 2012: The Dinner Party Project #1

7x7 is proud to sponsor SF Chefs, the annual, hotly-anticipated food/wine/spirits bonanza that is the quintessential San Francisco culinary experience. The event occurs July 30th through August 5th, and offers guests exclusive access to the city's most innovative and lauded industry professionals and personalities.

You're Invited: Hendrick's Delightfully Peculiar Cocktail Academy

Hendrick's Delightfully Peculiar Cocktail Academy

If information is indeed king, then our friends at Hendrick's Gin are here to show you the shortcut to the crown, returning to San Francisco with an exclusive mixology overview at one of the city's more peculiar locations.

Mark Stoddard, who has one of the most delightful job titles around—Ambassador of the Curious and Savant & Mixologist of Hendrick’s—will be on hand to share tips and tricks to construct the consummate tipple. The catch? The class will be conducted at a secret location, disclosed to a very select few. There will be two sessions:

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Session 1: 7:00-8:30 PM 

Session 2: 9:00-10:30 PM

Photos: 7x7 Best of San Francisco 2012 at Ghirardelli Square

On June 7, 7x7 and Ghirardelli Square staged the annual celebration of the Best of San Francisco. Hundreds of guests enjoyed warm breezes at an exclusive event with several cherished partners, delicous bites, and specialty cocktails.

You're Invited: 7x7 and Wells Fargo's Pride Celebration 2012

You're Invited: 7x7 and Wells Fargo's Pride Celebration 2012

Join us for special private event, 7x7's Pride Celebration 2012 saluting Wells Fargo's 25 years of commitment to the LGBT community.

This high-spirited mid-week Pride kickoff will feature complimentary bites from Small Potatoes Catering, complimentary beverages with Karlsson's Vodka and Bud Light Platinum, and a fun raffle benefiting the Youth Program @ the Center.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
6-8pm
111 Minna Gallery
2nd Street between Mission/Howard
San Francisco

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