Eat + Drink
While shopping for the turkey and trimmings you will likely ponder what wines to pair with the feast. But rather than scan through the Savignon Blancs and Rieslings again this year, wheel your cart to the craft beer aisle for a change.
Maybe you have a boyfriend/girlfriend/spouse you'd like to surprise this holiday season with a lavish overnight getaway to Napa, or maybe you've got a bonus check coming and you've been dying to check out one of the many event dinners that happen around the Bay, especially this time of year, that you couldn't normally afford. Whatever the case, we have some suggestions for those of you looking to do it up big next month.
7x7 proudly welcomed friends from San Francisco's nightlife industry to a secret location for a private event: one last time to convene before the city's holiday madness went into full gear. It can now be revealed that sponsor Hornitos® Tequila transformed beloved club Mezzanine into a wonderland of sights, sounds—and most importantly, shots—for the city's hard-working bar folk.
“This is not a cookbook,” states Daniel Patterson in the introduction to his inaugural tome, Coi: Stories and Recipes.
Espetus Churrascaria—the acclaimed purveyor of Brazilian cuisine with two Bay Area restaurants—celebrated a milestone with a week of programs that paid tribute to their loyal patrons. One evening brought event partner Leblon Cachaça to the San Francisco location for a lively Caipirinha Workshop.
Topping the food news this week is the impending opening of the long-awaited Boot & Shoe Service/Pizzaiolo spinoff, Penrose (which won't be a pizza place), as well as the opening of a new sandwich spot from former A16 chef Liza Shaw, anniversary dinners at Quince, the return of Maverick brunch at Hi Lo, and the debut of Sabrosa in the Marina.
While thoughts of eating crab may spawn memories of beach parties, fireworks, watermelon, and sunshine, don’t be fooled. For Bay Area dwellers, Dungeness crab season opens its doors in the colder months.