Changeups

Seven Beef Is Out. Its New Concept, Central Smoke, Is In.

Come early summer, Eric and Sophie Banh's Vietnamese steak house in the Central District is switching things up.

05/02/2018 By Rosin Saez

Critic's Notebook

Restaurants that Play Records

Turning tables happens literally in these joints. Here’s why it’s so ridiculously cool.  

04/14/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

The Most Disappointing Dish on the Menu

Dazzle them with cleverness or dash their expectations? Ahh deconstruction…

04/04/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Review

Big Beef Is Back at Seven Beef and Bateau

These two new spots bust the steak house to bits. Really tasty bits.

03/28/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Opening Dispatch

Eric and Sophie Banh's Seven Beef Steak House Opens Today

"Either we’re going to be a couple of stupid guys, or we’re geniuses. No middle ground."

10/19/2015 By Allecia Vermillion