5 Things To Know This AM — Jul 06 2011

The LA Times Magazine takes on the Bay Area! Check out the eateries, bars, museums, and boutiques winning over the folks down south. (LA Times Magazine)
The creators of The Thing Quarterly talk big literary ideas and collaborating with James Franco. (Scoutmob San Francisco)
The state's first self-serve beer table (aka the TableTender) just popped up in Haight resto Mad Dog. (Haighteration)
Read up on these tips for dating a Silicon Valley tycoon, from a lady who's done it. (The Bold Italic)
In case you missed them, here's a little recap of five hot S.F. restaurant openings in June. (City's Best San Francisco)

Prairie Collective, one of the LAT's Bay Area picks. Photo: Caro Ramirez

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