Friday, Dec. 2
There are enough artisanal chocolatiers in this city to warrant a bonafide walking tour. Starting at 10:30 a.m. at Justin Herman Plaza, Gourmet Walks is leading ticket holders through seven boutiques for tastings of some of SF's finest chocolates.
Saturday, Dec. 3
Get your holiday shopping over with early and support La Cocina's kitchen incubator by bidding on foodie gifts from their silent auction, now through Dec. 9. Items include a dinner for two in Chez Panisse's kitchen, Le Cruset cookware, an in-home ramen and kimchi class from Hapa Ramen, and dinner for four at A16.
Later, California Culinary College student chefs are celebrating the beginning of Dungeness crab season at the fifth annual Slow Crab Festival dinner. Tickets include wine, beer, and desserts from Bi-Rite Market and Tartine Bakery. 3543 18th St.
Sunday, Dec. 4
Bar Bambino's Becky Pezzullo and Dion Jardine of Slanted Door and Heaven's Dog take over Specchio in the Mission with their pop-up Reform Club. The Korean dinner menu put together by Seoul Patch chefs Eric Ehler and Nick Rappoport includes beef crudo, miso with butternut squash, acorn jelly, and custard tofu, and seared rock cod with braised kimchi, beans, ham hock, and ginger. 2331 Mission St.
Wednesday, Dec. 7
SF pastry chef (and contestant on Bravo's Top Chef and Food Network Challenge) Marisa Churchill is doing a hands-on cooking class at Macy's Union Square. She'll be making Sugar & Spice Cupcakes and Orange Chocolate Chili Bark from her new cookbook, Sweet and Skinny. RSVP and buy tickets here. 170 O'Farrell St.