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Week in Food: Dine About Town, Vintner Series, Il Cane Rosso Pop-Up, and Porchlight's Kitchen Tales

Down out in San Francisco at Porchlight's Kitchen Confidential

Porchlight's Kitchen Confidential, Monday June 6

Today, June 1

A foodie’s favorite two weeks in SF are back. The annual Dine About Town incorporates more than 100 SF restaurants, including Comstock Saloon and Marlowe, offering two-course lunches for $17.95 and three-course dinners for $34.95. Reservations can be made via OpenTable, and menus vary. 

Also, today isn't exactly screaming for ice cream, but if the mood strikes, a scoop from Mitchell's Ice Cream, Bi-Rite Creamery, Dagwood & Scoops, DeLise Dessert Café, La Copa Loca Gelato, Loving Cup, Joe's Ice Cream, Moyo's Froyo, Nubi Yogurt, St. Francis Fountain, and Toy Boat Ice Cream go to support the Mayor's Youth Employment and Education Program (MYEEP), which helps provide jobs for more than 400 teens every summer.

Thursday, June 2 

Press Club’s Visiting Vintner Series continues with a tasting from Elyse Winery's owner and winemaker Ray Coursen at 6 p.m. 20 Yerba Buena Lane

Sunday, June 5

Chef Lauren Kiino and Il Cane Rosso pop up at Slow Club in the Mission for a three-course Springtime in Rome prix fixe. 2501 Mariposa St.

Monday, June 6

Flour + Water chef Thomas McNaughton conducts a 6:30 p.m. pasta class series in the Dough Room. The hands-on class will include a talk about the variety of regional flat noodles and pasta dough found throughout Italy, and guest will practice mixing dough, making flat noodles with a rolling pin and hand-cranked pasta machine, and hand-cutting noodles with a knife. At the end, there's a tasting and fresh pasta to cook at home, plus a recipe book to follow.  For reservations, call 415-826-7000 or email events@flourandwater.com2401 Harrison St. 

Also, Porchlight is staging tales from the kitchen from Hapa Ramen's Richie Nakano, Food Adventure Club president Beth Pickens, comedian Anna Seregina, St. Anthony's dining room manager Charles Sommer, and 7x7's senior editor Sara Deseran. The show starts at 8 p.m. at the Verdi Club, and tickets are $15. 2424 Mariposa St.