Eat + Drink
Friday, January 24
"I'm a fiend for Chardonnay," says Justin Harmon. And indeed, there is something mischevious about the way he says it. We are tasting his 2011 Origami Chardonnay made from what he claims is the coldest vineyard in California.
Check you out, Napa! In the 707, the space that once housed the vegetarian dining powerhouse Ubuntu is now the home to a popular new restaurant that plays to the needs of the region by offering a range of edibles and a wine list to match.
1) Young Travel Professionals Networking Event at Tonga Room
If you’re in the travel and hospitality industry, or looking to get into said industry, travel to the Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar at The Fairmont San Francisco for happy hour this Wednesday.
In this city, cocktails are complicated. Ordering one usually demands a dictionary, adventurous palate, and trusting deference to the mixologist formerly known as “bartender.” For any curious lush who ever wanted to know exactly what comprises a botanical or whether there’s a chemical difference between a martini that’s shaken versus stirred, the fourth annual Science of Cocktails returns to the Exploratorium on Friday, January 24th.
New eats are here now for the 650, with some opportunities for prime slices with outdoor seating from a popular San Francisco restaurant couple, hey! In San Mateo, the Mortar & Pestle is getting a work out and a namesake drink.