Friday, Feb. 10
Cafe Prague is throwing a free pre-Valentine's Day block party to kick of the weekend in the FiDi. They're taking over Merchant Alley with beer, sausages and sauerkraut. Ladies can enjoy $3 pints from 4-7 pm, while the first 40 guys will receive vouchers for $2 off pints and 1/2 pints of Staropramen beer. DJ Doctor will be on the turntables to keep the mood going.
Saturday, Feb. 11
Ever wanted to drink an ice-cold beer out of a handmade goblet? Join Public Glass's popular Hot Glass Cold Beer event that combines glass demonstrations, live music and food and drinks for an awesome night out. Donate $25 and handpick a specially-made beer glass handblown by TJ Ossola to keep. They'll keep it filled with beer, wine or soft drinks all night. 1750 Armstrong Avenue, 415-671-4916
Sunday, Feb. 12
Add this to your already-crazy SF Beer Week schedule: A Sunday Beer Supper at Jasper's Corner Tap & Kitchen that pairs a special three-course food menu with beers born from a head-to-head competition between Anchor Steam and Anderson Valley. That means two brews for each course! And Anchor Steam fans, listen up: The brewery made a beer especially for SF Beer Week.
Monday, Feb. 13
If you're looking to surprise your honey with lip-smacking Valentine's treats, order Belinda Leong's handmade Bleeding Heart Kouign-Amann (which we love), Grande macaron cake, chocolate caramel mousse cakes and more. February 13 is the last day to order, so get clicking and email Belinda at email@example.com to snag sweets for the special day.
Tuesday, Feb. 14
Boxing Room (named one of SF's best new restaurants by us) is getting together a special Valentine's Day prix-fixe menu that involves deep-fried alligator, NOLA-style BBQ shrimp, cornmeal-crusted sweetbreads, and more. And don't forget the wine pairings (for an additional $20) or beer pairings (an extra $15). To really lock into aphrodesiac mode, splurge on an oysters-on-the-half-shell tasting for two for $25. 399 Grove Street @ Gough, 415-430-6590
W Hotel's Trace has their own Valentine's Day agenda, with a $75-per-person menu offering asparagus salad with pickled quail egg, roasted sea scallops, Sonoma duck breast and more. 181 Third Street, 415-817-7836
RN74's elegant V-Day five-course tasting menu is sure to please, with its olive oil-poached Alaskan cod, center-cut beef rib eye, mushroom velouté and much, much more. 301 Mission Street, 415-543-7474