The Cavalier’s James Nicholas Lands the Cover for Issue 11 May14

The Cavalier’s...

Today we unveil our cover for the upcoming Issue 11. The gracious and dashing James Nicholas of The Cavalier in San Francisco is joined by the lovely forces of Anna Weinberg and Chef Jennifer Puccio who will engage the readers with their fascinating views...

Now Accepting GEV Is...

Looking for a print and online platform which will bring your photographic/creative work to a global audience? The temperature is rising and so is our enthusiasm for everything about summer! What we love most about this season are the countless music...

GEV Magazine’s Spring Issue 10.0

a joyous comeback… The past season provided us an opportunity to look back and reassess our goals as well as give us the break we needed to really focus on what’s truly essential – in both our personal and professional lives. After almost three years building a magazine and a website that now commands such amazing global attention I found myself needing to hit the RESET button. There were many challenges and obstacles to overcome, and I can’t begin to say how proud I am of the entire GEV organization for everyone’s relentless pursuit of this endeavor, truly a labor of love for us all....

GEV Magazine 9.0′s Big Fall Fashion and Food...

The long wait is over! Our Fall issue is packed with so much goodness it was impossible to put everything in just one volume. Presenting the gorgeous Fall cover girls Karen Caldwell and Kathy Fang. Servers have loaded the files and it should be up and live today for your viewing pleasure. ———————————— Cover Editorial Team Producer Kaye Cloutman Associate Producer Donté R. Young Karen Caldwell Cover Photographed by Carl Simpson Kathy Fang Cover Photographed by Vincent Gotti Lighting Specialist Ken Westermann Creative Director Nicanor...

GEV Magazine Presents The Making of a Cover – Issue 9.0 Sep30

GEV Magazine Presents The Making of a Cover –...

GEV Magazine is working feverishly and excited to see the completion of Issue 9.0 within the end of October to showcase heavyweights in food, wine, fashion and design. Our cover story which highlights notable San Francisco designer Karen Caldwell is joined by good friends winemaker Kevin Morrisey (Ehlers Estate), interior designer and master of art Erin Martin plus gorgeous chef and restaurateur Kathy Fang (House of Nanking and Fang Restaurant). With the breathtaking scenery and dreamy ambiance provided by Ehlers Estate, our featured personalities show us how fashion is very much alive and at its best in...

GEV Magazine Presents The Mondavi Sisters for Issue 9.0 Aug05

GEV Magazine Presents The Mondavi Sisters for Issu...

Meet the pretty little Mondavis (Angelina, Alycia, Riana and Gigi) from the Napa Valley coven; Their Zinfandel Dark Matter label is sexy, mysterious and totally to die for just like them! Visit their website at http://www.darkmatterwines.com/   All Rights Reserved © 2013 GEV Magazine Photography by Vincent Gotti Lighting Specialist Carl Simpson Creative Director Nicanor Gutierrez HMUA Jessie Olmedo Produced by Kaye Cloutman Special thanks to their parents Marc and Janice Mondavi for opening up their gorgeous home to the...

GEV Magazine’s Legendary Issue

On The Cover: The much anticipated Legendary Issue celebrates the contributions of Peter Mondavi Sr. (98), Cecilia Chiang (93), Margrit Mondavi (83), and Miljenko “Mike” Grgich (90). The memorable photo shoot was done recently at the magnificent Vintner’s Hall of Fame of the Culinary Institute of America in Greystone Napa Valley, known to celebrate the men and women whose collective vision, determination, and hard work have been responsible for the growth and worldwide prestige of the California wine and culinary industries. CLICK HERE TO READ Eight has always been an...

Best of San Mateo Fo...

By Genevieve Dee Images by Rey Del Fierro Not too long ago, when residents of San Mateo wanted a good meal, they would drive 30 minutes to San Francisco, or 20 minutes to Palo Alto ~ but now they can just easily walk to dinner. Voted 2013 Best in Small Town...

Burritt Room + Tavern and the Mystic Hotel Partners with Wingtip San Francisco Jul12

Burritt Room + Taver...

Burritt Room + Tavern and the Mystic Hotel by Charlie Palmer debuted an exclusive partnership on July 1, 2014 with Wingtip, a private social club in San Francisco. This partnership offers an urban refuge for visitors and locals alike and creates a...

Cochon’s Herit...

Heritage Fire by Cochon 555, the Valley’s premier hyper-local, whole animal live-fire outdoor food and wine event, returns to Napa’s Charles Krug Winery in St. Helena August 3rd, 2014. The event will showcase over 30+ wineries and 40+ notable chefs and...

Historic Cocktails, A 1910 Tasting Menu and Complimentary Appetizers Jul10

Historic Cocktails, ...

March 21, 2014 marked the 110th anniversary of the legendary Westin St. Francis, San Francisco’s most iconic hotel. Originally opened in 1904 to international acclaim, the hotel quickly became the center of the west coast’s social, theatrical and...

London’s new h...

London is getting a new members’ club at the swanky Café Royal and The Club at Café Royal does exactly what it says on the tin. Set on the venue’s first floor, it will house a variety of entertaining and dining spaces where members are encouraged to...

The Press Club’s Sips and Bites Summer Pairings Jul03

The Press Club’...

By Eileen Solis Rogers Prepare to be wowed as Press Club San Francisco unveils its new Spring & Summer specialties as prepared by Executive Chef Chris Borges of Taste Catering.  Nestled in an alley also known as Yerba Buena Lane between Market and...

Handwritten Wines StoryTellers: The Plot to Destroy Domaine de la Romanée Conti. 8/1/14 Jun29

Handwritten Wines St...

Imagine an eco-terrorism, fictional plot to destroy the Domaine de la Romanée Conti – Burgundy’s tiny, storied vineyard that produces some of the most expensive, exquisite wines in the world. Now imagine that the plot was real, though not...

Set Sail On “T...

Fourteen former chef’testants from Bravo’s Emmy® Award-winning series Top Chef  - including Casey Thompson, chef of newly launched San Francisco restaurant Aveline – will set sail on one of four exclusive Celebrity Cruises vacations beginning...

Waterbar Celebrates the Summer with “Sunny Patio Beer Days” Jun27

Waterbar Celebrates ...

As summer comes around, Waterbar restaurant is saluting the season with their new “Sunny Patio Beer Days.” Inspired by amazing local breweries, Waterbar is scheduled to host San Francisco-based brands on their bright and beautiful patio during the...

A Majestic Step Back In Time at The Castello’...

By Eileen Solis Rogers Photography by Christian Thomas Hear Ye, Hear Ye! Napa Valley’s Castello di Amorosa hosted its seventh annual Midsummer Medieval Festival on Saturday, June 21st. I had the privilege of being whisked back over the centuries into the Middle Ages for an evening of Medieval activities including a full-contact Jousting Tournament and a Royal Feast, all while enjoying their finely-crafted Italian-style wines throughout the evening! The perpetual charm of Castello’s castle grounds is the perfect setting for this event.  All guests, including myself, donned Medieval outfits with...

Full Lineup for Eat ...

Images courtesy of Gamma Nine Photography Eat Drink SF, formerly known as SF Chefs, is excited to announce the full lineup and programming details for this year’s week-long festival. In its sixth year, this well-known Bay Area food, wine, and spirits...

Chef Yigit Pura to release “Sweet Alchemy,” a new cookbook featuring over 70 of his signature recipes Jun24

Chef Yigit Pura to r...

Images by Frankie Frankeny for Chronicle Books Three and a half years in the making, Yigit Pura – Executive Chef and Owner of Tout Sweet Pâtisserie – announced today that his new cookbook, “Sweet Alchemy,” will be available in-stores and online...

A Generous Serving o...

Images by Brian Wong Photography Chuck Stilphen, founder of craft beer meccas Øl Beercafe, The Trappist and Trappist Provisions and Mikkeller Bar SF, opened his newest barbecue/craft beer hall Perdition Smokehouse last Friday, June 20. Perdition...

La Toque Restaurant ...

La Toque Executive Chef and owner Ken Frank is pleased to announce “The State of American Foie Gras,” an educational culinary event to be held on-site on Saturday, July 5.  The event marks the second anniversary of the passage of California S.B. 1520,...

Jessie Black Boutiqu...

Images by Tara Luz Stevens | Drew Altizer Photography Jessie Black has opened her eponymous boutique on Sacramento Street. The store marks Black’s first retail location and will serve as a resource for a handpicked selection of bedding, cashmere and home...

The deYoung Museum p...

Images by Drew Altizer Photography The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco present Modernism from the National Gallery of Art: The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection, an exhibition of 46 paintings and sculptures by many of the leading figures in postwar...

Fourth Generation Ch...

Rising star chef Alexander Alioto will open Plin in late July 2014 in San Francisco’s Mission District. Inspired by his family heritage and his extensive travels and stages throughout Europe, Plin will be a neighborhood restaurant specializing in Italian...

Homeless Prenatal Pr...

Images by Drew Altizer Photography The Homeless Prenatal Program (HPP), a family resource center for low-income and homeless families since 1989, celebrated its 25th Anniversary of service to the community at its annual Our House benefit. In the spirit of...

CADET Wine + Beer Ba...

Just in time to usher in the 4th of July weekend, CADET wine + beer bar will be opening for business on Wednesday, July 2nd. CADET is located between First and Franklin Alleys in downtown Napa and is the brainchild of two food and wine industry veterans:...

Saison Unveils New T...

Chef Joshua Skenes and Partner/Wine Director Mark Bright are announcing the latest special events they are each spearheading at Saison. Bright is starting a series of wine dinners that will highlight the special relationships he has established in the wine...

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Jessup Cellars’...

Photography by Tubay Yabut Jessup Cellars’ Dress to the Vines Weekend returns to their relaxed, yet stylish hometown of Yountville where great wine, fine food, exceptional art and wine country fashion takes center stage. The June 26 through 28 weekend...

Aventine Glen Ellen ...

The newest fine dining restaurant in Glen Ellen is set to open June 24, 2014. Chef Adolfo Veronese will open Aventine Glen Ellen in the revered 170-year-old Gristmill in Jack London Village. Chef Veronese will be serving his popular, modern interpretation of...

The City of San Fran...

Images by Drew Altizer Photography With more than 30 incredible hats and outrageous costumes and wigs, the City of San Francisco salute 40 years of Steve Silver’s Beach Blanket Babylon with a special public celebration last June 6 at San Francisco’s City...

Bottlerock Continues to Ignite Napa Valley for the...

By Tamara Gorman Strasser Photography by Rey Del Fierro If you build it, they will come. What an appealing concept – create a music festival in wine country where guests can go wine-tasting and sample some of the region’s best restaurants in between musical acts. Last year’s inaugural BottleRock Napa Valley with its amazing lineup was an artistic success, but a financial disaster. Then Napa entrepreneur David Graham and Latitude 38 Entertainment intervened to rescue the event. The result was this year’s successful reboot with notable headliners such as The Cure, Outkast, Weezer, Eric Church,...

Oxbow Public Market ...

Oxbow Public Market, located at 610 First Street in the Oxbow District of downtown Napa, has announced that Eiko’s Seafood Market and Sushi Bar will open at the Market in late fall 2014. Eiko’s Seafood Market and Sushi Bar is the second location for...

An Insider’s L...

By Allison Cartagena Photography by Christian Thomas and Mehrban Jam The Show I recently had the pleasure of attending this wonderfully organized show and gained the oportunity as well to see a few behind-the-scene looks at the pieces provided by stores...

The Epiphany Experience Jun17

The Epiphany Experie...

By Genevieve Dee Images by Susana Bates and Sandra Garcia of Drew Altizer Photography Joie de Vivre Hospitality has recently added another gem in their collection of boutique hotels. Nestled in downtown Palo Alto, The Epiphany is its latest addition. Up...

The St. Regis San Francisco Polo Cup Preview Jun16

The St. Regis San Fr...

By Caity Shreve of Moi Contre La Vie Images by Drew Altizer Photography | SF Wire Walking into the St. Regis Polo Cup Preview you immediately get transported to a tent on the sidelines of a Polo tournament in the country. The Yerba Buena Terrance of SOMA’s...

Storming the Castle ...

Castello di Amorosa announces its seventh annual Midsummer Medieval Festival on June 21, 2014. The festivities will commence at 6:45pm and last until 11:00pm, offering a wide array of medieval activities, including a full-contact Jousting Tournament, displays...

Woodhouse Chocolate...

Photo credit: AK Sandhu On July 17 and August 28 John Anderson and Tracy Wood Anderson of Woodhouse Chocolate will be sharing their expertise in lectures at Nimbus Arts in St. Helena. “This season we are proud to host Collector’s Café, a series of guest...

Moods of Norway Cele...

LA fashionistos/as were recently treated to a hip garden party celebrated Norwegian style. The over-the-top stylishly organized bash included traditional waffles made and served by Waffle-Ida,  champagne by Nicolas Feuillatte and Moscow Mules by Smirnoff....

Experience Downton A...

The experiential marketplace, IfOnly.com which offers exclusive experiences to members passionate about food, wine and spirits, sports, entertainment, travel – and the A-list luminaries who stand at the forefront of each passion has two upcoming events...

The Farmer & Th...

Stylishly tucked into a food and wine ‘village’ in St. Helena at Cairdean Estate, The Farmer and The Fox opened on June 5 for dinner. Executive Chef Joseph Humphrey, GM Darrin Sander, Chef de Cuisine Jason LaBue, Beverage Director James Kendall and...

Experience the Many ...

By Tamara Gorman Strasser Photography by Lu Ann Henderson Our current issue shines a spotlight on Ohio – its friendly and passionate people, and the unforgettable overall experience we had. Here’s a rundown of awesome places to check out if you...

Our Top Picks from T...

By Tanya Matveeva Photos by Leonid Malashenok There is nothing better than having an opportunity to witness something grand; and what could be more splendidly grand than the discovery of new talent! On May 16th I visited the CCA 2014 Annual Fashion Show and...

Bohemian Boutique Gypsy05 Opens Oceanside location at Malibu Country Mart on June 6 Jun04

Bohemian Boutique Gy...

Malibu Country Mart, Southern California’s premier lifestyle center has exciting news! The iconic California brand Gypsy05 will open its Oceanside location at Malibu Country Mart on Friday, June 6. The trendy bohemian boutique will specialize in...

Celebrate The 4th of...

The Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa is celebrating the Fourth of July with barbeque, brews and wine during its “Red, White and BBQ” weekend. Events on Friday and Saturday include barbeque demonstrations by The Meritage Resort and Spa’s culinary team;...

Alexander’s St...

Alexander’s Steakhouse in Cupertino is pleased to welcome renowned winemakers for a special lineup of wine events this summer. Executive Chef Derek Biazo will prepare a special menu for each event to be paired with wines from producers at Bonny’s...

The St. Regis Punta ...

Located within Mexico’s most exclusive beach community along the shores of Riviera Nayarit, The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort, in conjunction with Punta Mita Expeditions and the Riviera Nayarit Convention & Visitors Bureau, today announced the dates for...

Top of the Mark Pres...

Top of the Mark’s reputation as one of the most romantic spots in the city sets the stage for a summer movie night series that will sweep viewers off their feet. Love and romance are the perfect combination for the 2014 series that highlights classic...

Acquerello Hosts Fir...

Michael Shwe Tim Nugent Liza Shaw In celebration of its 25 year anniversary this July 2014, Michelin starred, fine-dining Italian restaurant Acquerello is...

Belva Davis honored ...

Belva Davis is a widely admired, award-winning journalist and successful author, but she is more than the sum of her considerable achievements and professional career milestones. From growing up in the housing projects of Oakland, Ms. Davis went on to play a unique role in her pioneering work as the first African-American woman hired as a television news reporter on the West Coast.

Rodney Strong Vineya...

Rodney Strong Vineyards’ 24th annual concert series lineup is now official. This year, the winery will open their new patio as they welcome guests and host great names in music starting with jazz supergroup Jazz Attack, continuing with Bay Area favorites...

A Taste of TelHi, An Evening That Makes A Hero of Everyone May21

A Taste of TelHi, An...

  By Genevieve Dee Photography by Rick Camargo A community working together is a beautiful sight.  That is the community of Tel Hi.   A community with heart.  A Big Heart! With a record 124 years and counting, the Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center...

John Colins Announce...

As John Guiffre and Colin O’Malley, owners of SoMA’s happy hour hot-spot, John Colins prepare to celebrate nine years of business this July, the dynamic duo is bringing haute sushi and hot new coffee concept, Special Xtra, to their popular bar...

A Delectable Journey...

By Sheila Ash Photography by Denice Sy Region Restaurant will carry you into an exotic space, surrounded by an illuminated bamboo forest and the heavenly scents of South Asian cuisine. The atmosphere couldn’t be more charming and relaxing and is...

The 2014 Farm to Table International Symposium May16

The 2014 Farm to Tab...

Chef Michel Nischan, two-time James Beard award recipient, farm to table food pioneer and chairman of the 2014 Farm to Table International Symposium (F2Ti), joined some of the biggest names in the Greater New Orleans culinary scene for a special lunch hosted...

The Yeatman Hosts Mi...

For the third consecutive year, The Yeatman, a Relais & Châteaux luxury wine hotel in Porto, Portugal and International Best of Wine Tourism overall winner in 2014,  will host “The Route of the Stars,” an annual event which this year has a cast...

Discover San Mateo’s...

Foodies take note! There’s an exciting food and dining scene to explore in San Mateo. With more than 350 restaurants and food specialty stores, San Mateo is well position (it’s literally mid-way between San Francisco and San Jose and a short drive from...