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


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