Drambuie, the spicy Scottish liqueur that's been tickling tongues since 1745, is on the hunt for the bartender with the brains and the skills to work cocktail magic. What kind of cocktail magic, you ask? The kind that demands your expert judgment this March 19 and 20 during their Nail Or Fail Bartender Showdown.
Today, March 7
Wednesday's the last chance for Bay Area chefs to submit their best skillet recipes to Safeway Culinary Kitchens competition. Semi-finals are in April at the California Culinary Academy, followed by a final cook-off at Safeway’s headquarters in Pleasanton on May 15. The winner's recipe will be sold in Safeway's Open Nature line.
Thursday, March 8
Here’s a different kind of March Madness for you folks. Some legendary House DJs will be passing through this month, so for durable, time-tested beats, look no further. Be sure to check out a fusion of music and art at a SOMA gallery, and did we mention? All the cool kids are invading the W Hotel!
The art world has a wonderful tendency to expose a variety of attitudes, sometimes ones that are diametrically opposed. That is the case this weekend, as the rosy, utopian architectural fantasy in Patricia Araujo’s Tomorrowland Today opens not far from The Brinksman, Cleon Peterson’s collection of blood-red, dystopian nightmare images. In between, look forward to a clever reanimation of landscape photography and a feature length melodrama, for those courageous enough to dive in.
Our office recently moved about a block away from AT&T Park, so Giants season has taken on a whole new meaning. Soon, the sidewalks outside will be filled with gleeful (and possibly drunk) baseball fans skipping work to heckle visiting teams and scream the words to "Don't Stop Believing" in support of our beloved boys in black and orange.
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