Saturday, Feb. 23
Escape the big city and head to Big Sur's beautiful getaway, Post Ranch Inn. The Inn's restaurant Sierra Mar is hosting famed Pastry Chef Michael Laiskonis and serving up a delicious eight course dinner titled "Citrus, Chocolate & Spice". The meal is sure to be a culinary experience to remember. Dinner is $140/person. Call for reservations 831-667-2200. 5 pm. @ Post Ranch Inn, Highway 1, Big Sur, CA
Bluxome Street Winery is hosting its monthly indoor farmers market with samplings and goods from over 25 local and delicious vendors. The event is a chance to stay warm while perusing the Bay Areas best treats. 12-5 pm. @ 53 Bluxome St.
Sunday, Feb. 24
There is nothing more beautiful than the combination of good food and good wine. Fresh and inventive restaurant Sons & Daughters is hosting a wine dinner wtih Matthiasson. The restaurant will design a menu around a selection of five wines. To join in the deliciousness call 415-391-8311 to make a reservation. @ 708 Bush St.
Sunday mornings are the perfect excuse to head out of the house for a late morning brunch. Osteria Divino's new brunch menu beats another morning of boring cereal, hands down. Head over to the restaurant for fresh and inspired twists on all your delicious favorites as well as a free mimosa and live jazz. 11 am-3 pm. @ 37 Caledonia St., Sausalito.
Monday Feb. 25
In case you didn't know already, Monday is National Clam Chowder Day! To celebrate, local staple Boudin is offering a special buy-one-get-one-free deal for their clam chowder in a breadbowl (yes, the famous Sourdough breadbowl). To get the warm and delicious deal go online here and print out a voucher to bring in to any Boudin, all day.
Tuesday Feb. 26
Oakland's new Ramen Shop is getting unstoppable buzz, and now you have an excuse to check it out. To celebrate the release of Meatpaper Issue 19, The Fishue, Ramen Shop is hosting an incredible group of chefs to share with you their most delicious, fishy bites. Tickets are $45 here. 7-10 pm @ 5812 College Ave., Oakland
Wednesday Feb. 27
History, food, and drink collide at Sipping in the Vaults: Wine Tasting at the Historic Old Mint. Unlimited wine tasting and mouthwatering bites from El Porteño are paired with a chance to peek into the history of the Old Mint. Tickets are $30 here. 6:30 pm @ 88 5th St.