5 Things To Know This AM — Jun 30 2011

As part of a new marketing approach, Express is looking to open a somewhat fancier shop in San Francisco. (WWD)
A local blogger shows off her impressive collection of designer collaboration garments. (Thrift Eye)
California's sales tax will drop 1% to 7.25% in July. Yay! (San Francisco Business Times)
In honor of the Gertrude Stein exhibit at SFMOMA, the museum is debuting a few new treats in its cafe. (Grub Street San Francisco)
Where have all the former chefs at the storied Chez Panisse moved on to? The Feast has a handy dandy alumni list to help you keep track. (The Feast Bay Area)

SFMOMA's new Matisse-inspired treat. Photo: Grub Street via SFMOMA

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