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1. Gift Certificate to Americano Restaurant
8 Mission Street   San Francisco, CA   //

“Americano’s menu is handcrafted soulful, Italian cuisine with a robust sensibility. Its culinary style is rooted in lasting partnerships with area purveyors and showcasing seasonal flavors in every dish.” Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner while taking in the stunning panoramic bay views. Sample delectable eats crafted by acclaimed Chef Kory Stewart, recent winner of 7×7’s “Your City, Your Chef” reader’s choice competition. Experience a meal that is, as their motto promises, “Deliciously simple. Simply delicious.” $100 Value


2. Gift Basket from Blue Bottle Coffee

Feast your coffee-loving soul on this extraordinary Blue Bottle ceramic dripper gift set that includes a Ceramic Dripper, Coffee Grinder, Pack of Filters and a Gift Card to purchase coffee beans at one of Blue Bottle’s Cafes or Coffee Bars.  These products, and all of Blue Bottle’s merchandise, are united by the unique promise made by its founder, James Freeman: “I will only sell coffee less than 48 hours out of the roaster to my customers, so they may enjoy coffee at its peak of flavor. I will only use the finest organic, and pesticide-free, shade-grown beans.” $75 Value


3. Gift Certificate to Cowgirl Creamery (valid in Point Reyes and/or for dinner at the Cowgirl Creamery Sidekick Restaurant)
80 4th Street   Point Reyes Station, CA  //

Cowgirl Creamery crafts award-winning and widely-acclaimed small batch artisan cheese while maintaining a dedication to environmental responsibility and spreading the gospel of farmstead cheese. Sample a collection of their impressive aged and fresh cheeses, take home your favorites to share and/or experience their Sidekick restaurant and find out why Cowgirl Creamery has earned its countless accolades from the American Cheese Society and local cheese lovers alike! $50 Value


4. Three Course Dinner for Two with Wine Pairings at Sutro’s Cliff House
1090 Point Lobos   San Francisco, CA  //

“Sutro’s is a stylish yet casual restaurant with floor-to-ceiling windows and stunning panoramic ocean views. From every angle in Sutro’s there is much to see: the famous Seal Rocks, the Marin coastline, the Sutro Bath ruins, the entry to the Golden Gate, and of course the Pacific Ocean. Dine on delightful cuisine with a menu that changes seasonally while you enjoy one of nature’s best shows.” Sample Sutro’s seasonal menu, prepared with the finest organic, local and sustainably-farmed ingredients. Be delighted with the specially-selected wine pairings, chosen for you from their award-winning wine list. Spend an evening dazzled by this historic site and its breath-taking views while enjoying this excellent culinary experience. Reservations are required, please provide details.  $185 Value


5. Gift Basket of Cook Books from Chronicle Books

Capitalize on your culinary inspiration in your own kitchen with recipes, insider tricks and helpful ideas from this collection of cook books from Chronicle Books. Recreate dishes from your favorite chefs, add your own twist to menus from the best restaurants and bring your inner-Chef to life! Collected for you by Chronicle Books, whose objective is “to create and distribute exceptional publishing that’s instantly recognizable for its spirit, creativity, and value.” Value TBD


6. Dinner from the Seasonal Tasting Menu Plus Wine Pairing for Two at DOSA
Valid at Fillmore or Valencia Locations  //

Experience DOSA’s seasonal menu alongside local and International wine selections, carefully paired with your dishes to compliment the unique host of authentic flavors. With a commitment to traditional South Indian Cuisine with a modern twist, DOSA has been widely-hailed for its culinary excellence as well as its dedication to using high-quality ingredients that are primarily organic, bio-dynamic, natural, free-range and sustainable. Take this opportunity to find out why DOSA won the San Francisco Guardian’s reader’s choice for Best Indian Restaurant for four years and counting.   $100 Value


7. Three-Course Dinner at Jardinière with Sommelier Selected Wine Pairings for Two
300 Grove Street   San Francisco, CA  //

Enjoy a multi-course dinner prepared by Jardinière’s celebrated culinary team from their daily updated menu, featuring the best offers of the season and accompanied by selected wine parings for two.  Jardinière features award-winning French-California cuisine in a landmark building in the Civic Center area with a warm and romantic interior. The perfect complement to an evening at the San Francisco Opera.  $200 Value


8. Weekend Getaway in Healdsburg, Sonoma County

Enjoy a weekend away at this award-winning straw bale house in the Dry Creek Valley, only an hour and a half away from San Francisco.  It is simple, beautifully designed and sleeps four (one bedroom with queen bed, and two singles in main room). You will be walking distance to several wineries and in beautiful biking territory.  Take a quick five mile trip to downtown Healdsburg, which is full of wonderful restaurants, tasting rooms, and bookstores.  Healdsburg is the home of a world-famous jazz festival and hosts a famers market every Saturday from May-October.  Go wine tasting, canoe on the Russian River and enjoy all this beautiful area has to offer.       $500 Value


9. Two and a Half Hour Raw Cooking Class of Your Choice with Chef Heather Haxo Phillips

Chef Heather Haxo Phillips is an accomplished and passionate raw vegan food chef and Bay Area native. She is the primary raw food instructor for the Bay Area’s leading raw restaurant Café Gratitude, as well as several Whole Foods markets in the area. Through Raw Bay Area Heather offers raw food coaching, classes and special events to inspire and educate people about the power of raw food. Heather is a certified raw food chef/instructor and graduate of the Living Light Culinary Arts Institute. Her holistic approach to food and well-being makes Heather a very popular speaker for participants at all skill levels. Students say Heather’s classes are informative, extremely well-presented, easy to follow and fun! $60 Value


10. Gift Certificate to Gialina Pizzeria
2842 Diamond Street   San Francisco, CA  //

Touted as San Francisco’s Best Pizza by CBS San Francisco and Zagat reviewers alike, Gialina’s menu includes fresh antipasti and salads, delicious thin-crust Neapolitan-style pizzas and a roast of the day, all shaped around produce obtained from local farms. Of particular renown is their “Atomica” pizza with mushrooms, mozzarella, red onions and chilies. For another must-have of culinary delight, try one of their dessert pizzas, like the chocolate hazelnut topped with mascarpone cheese. Pizza and fine-dining have never gone so well together. $100 Value


Please note: Bidding starts October 20th