Thursday, July 7
Bottle Cap opens in North Beach at 5:30 p.m. Chef Dane Boryta and Liz Ferro's bistro-style American menu will feature cocktails, heirloom tomatoes with crispy, cured pork belly and buttermilk dressing, and mushroom and Carmody cheese pierogi in dill and pearl onion broth with some red cabbage slaw. 1707 Powell (at Union)
Friday, July 8
Help support EAT's pop-up fundraiser for Give A Dog A Bone, a local nonprofit that offers dogs in long-term shelter care treats, attention, and love. Portions of the proceeds from dinner, which takes place at the Corner starting at 5:30 p.m.) will go toward the organization's efforts. 2199 Mission (at 18th)
Sunday, July 10
Meet the chefs behind your blue plate meatloaf and summer squash and tomato soup at CUESA's Summer Celebration at the Ferry Building. The walk-around tasting event and fundraiser for Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture starts at 6 p.m. and will feature small bites from local eateries such as Blue Plate, Serpentine, The Monk's Kettle, and Flour + Water. Breweries and favorites such as Bourbon & Branch, Elixir, and Magnolia Brewery are providing the booze. There's also a whole beast carving station with Ryan Farr of 4505 Meats at the helm.
We've got 3 pairs of tickets to give away. Just email us at email@example.com (with the subject line "CUESA Summer") by tomorrow and tell us what Summer fruits and veggies you look forward to eating the most. These tickets are a $95 value. If you want to help out CUESA, which works to benefit up-and-coming farmers and sustainable foods programs in SF schools, click here to purchase tickets the old-fashioned way. Come hungry! San Francisco Ferry Building, One Ferry Building (at Embarcadero)
Also, Hog & Rocks celebrates its anniversary from 3 to 7 p.m. with a plethora of oysters (half-shell, fried, baked, you name it), roasted pig, Tres Agaves margaritas, Maker's Mark bourbon whiskey, and a selection of beer and wine. Tickets cost $25. 3431 19th St. (at Mission)