Best Beer Gardens in the Bay

There’s nothing more refreshing than an ice-cold brew when the sun is shining. Safe to say the inhabitants of San Francisco are enjoying the recent warm weather—typically Karl the Fog freezes everyone’s summer plans. Capitalize on the heatwave and check out some great beer gardens across the Bay:

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Vendor Spotlight: Kiss My Seoul

According to Kiss My Seoul, the company was born in 2012 when founder Alex Hwang, finished graduate school.

The philosophy of Kiss My Seoul Catering is simple and follows a common belief in the Korean culture regarding balance. The marinades for meats should not be too sweet or too salty. The traditional side dishes, also known as banchan, are made to complement and be eaten together with rice and proteins.

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YieldMo Women In Tech #WomenCrushWednesday

This past Wednesday, I was lucky enough to attend YieldMo’s #WomenCrushWednesday event. It was the second in their Sizzling Summer Tech Series. The series includes panel discussions with some of the brightest and most successful women in the tech industry today.

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Drink, Play, and Be Merry

Let’s face it, the grown up lifestyle many of us lead is a fast-paced one. Getting a chance to enjoy some downtime is highly necessary. By the end of the week, what more could you ask for than an environment that encourages the inner child in you to come out and play while you sip on some cold and refreshing cocktails?

The answer is nothing! If you live in the Bay Area, be sure to check these places out for your next happy hour or evening paired with a little friendly competition.

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How to Order the Right Lunch for the Right People

Ever get stuck when it comes time to order? With so many options, it can be incredibly overwhelming to find the right menu for the right occasion. Our friends at Blue Plate Chicago built an awesome guide to help assess what food is right for when.

Between happy hours, executive meetings, open enrollment sessions, and celebrations, it can be a bit tough to figure out which cuisines fit. Blue Plate has broken it down. Start with the logistics: assess the dietary restrictions, match the menu to the people based on needs, make sure to include options, and figure out the time of day. With this information in your arsenal, it’s much easier to get your meal plan together.

To learn more, check out Molly Nox’s infographic below:

http://blueplatechicago.com/corporate-meal-catering-infographic/

What are your biggest qualm when it comes to ordering lunch? Let us know in the comments!

Vendor Spotlight: Dos Toros

In today’s Vendor Spotlight, we bring you a beloved and well-deserved New York City vendor: Dos Toros.

When brothers Oliver and Leo Kremer moved to the East Coast from sunny California they quickly realized one thing: the taqueria scene was not up to par. The fresh ingredients that they grew up on simply weren’t available, so they decided to do something to change that, and we are forever grateful.

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New York Vendor Appreciation Party

Back in December of 2014, we held our first Vendor Appreciation Party at our HQ in San Francisco. It was a giant success so we were very eager to be able to celebrate our vendors here in the Big Apple. This past Wednesday, it finally became a reality when we had our New York Vendor Appreciation Party!

We asked one of one our popular vendors, Agozar Cuban Bistro, to provide the food for the evening and they did not disappoint. Guests enjoyed mariquitas (plantain chips), guacamole, chicken empanaditas, and croquetas de hongo (wild mushroom croquettes).

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