Thomas Keller's Addendum has reopened for the season—that means pulled pork sandos are ready for pickup. (Courtesy of @adhoc_addendum)

15 Fun Things: Don your cloaks for a Hogwarts house party, chow pulled pork sandos + more this week


This week has a bit of everything, including a full moon walk at the SF Botanical Garden, a sound bath at Halcyon, the reopening of Thomas Keller's Addendum, and a magical Harry Potter costume contest.

Monday, March 26-31: Get a Taste of Stockhome

When: 8:15pm to 10:30pm

Where: Plaj Restaurant, 333 Fulton St. (Hayes Valley),

Why: Because this Hayes Valley restaurants is one of our faves—and their upcoming spinoff, expected to open in Petaluma this spring, promises to be special. Taste Swedish street food in a four-course pre-fixe previewing dishes from the new Stockhome Restaurant. Tickets ($40/person) available at

Tuesday, March 27: Crawfish Boil

When: 5:30pm to 11pm

Where: Alba Ray's, 2293 Mission St (Mission),

Why: It's crawfish season, and Alba Ray's is celebrating with a family style boil. There'll be charbroiled oysters, boudin balls, salad, a bucket of boiled crawfish with corn and sausage and beignets for dessert all for just $49 per person. Wash it all down with plenty of hurricanes and sazeracs. // Reservations are available at

Tuesday, March 27: An Evening of French Cinema

When: 6pm

Where: The Alliance Française of San Francisco, 1345 Bush St. (TenderNob)

Why: Explore French cinema and watch short film, Je Suis une Actrice by Benoit Lach, and Origami by Patrick Demers. // Free, but $5 donation recommended,

Tuesday, March 27: Comedy, Pizza + Cheap Beer

When: 7 to 8:30pm

Where: Tope Lounge, 1326 Grant Ave. (North Beach),

Why: There's no better way to spend a Tuesday night than with a few laughs with some stellar comedians, a couple slices of pie and booze? There will also be swag giveaways. //

Wednesday, March 28: Dancing + Free Bubbly

When: 9pm to 2am

Where: Housepitality SF, 1192 Folsom St. (SoMa)

Why: Party on Hump Day with free Champagne from 9-10pm, and boogie to beats from DJs Justin Aulis Long, Tyrel Williams, Layne, and Justin Anastasi. // Free with RSVP before 10pm or $5 presale at

Thursday, March 29: Eat Steak With Belcampo Cofounder Anya Fernald

When: 7pm to 8:30pm

Where: Belcampo Restaurant & Butcher Shop, 2405 Larkspur Landing Circle (Larkspur),

Why: Learn all things beef with meat master and Belcampo co-founder Anya Fernald. She'll teach you the differences between dry and wet aging, grain vs grass fed, and how to choose cook and serve steaks. There'll also be a side by side tasting of pasture raised rib-eye steaks aged to 28, 40 and 60 days. // Tickets ($75) are available at

Thursday, March 29: An Evening of Female Empowerment

When: 6:30pm to 8pm

Where: Equinox Sports Club San Francisco, 747 Market St. (SoMa),

Why: If you identify as female and are in want of some inspiration, head to Equinox for a workshop and lecture led by Unbreakable Woman founder Maura Barclay. You'll come away feeling empowered thanks to a series of education, movements, and self-defense training. // Sign up at

Thursday, March 29: Soundbath and Reiki

When: 7pm to 8:30pm

Where: Halcyon SF, 314 11th St. (SoMa),

Why: Take in the resonant sounds of a gong, crystal and alchemy singing bowls, drums, chimes, and singing. During the session, there will also be hands-on reiki touch healing for ultimate healing. // Tickets ($23) are available at

Friday, March 30: Fort Point Mosaic Park Beer Launch

When: 4pm to 9pm

Where: Thee Parkside, 1600 17th St. (Potrero Hill),

Why: Head to Thee Parkside to celebrate the launch of Fort Point's new beer Mosaic Park beer and try it before it hits bars, restaurants and stores the following week. The beer is a single hop pale ale with a well-rounded body with notes of berries, grass, grapes, and papaya. //

Friday, March 30: Full Moon Flower Walk

When: 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Where: San Francisco Botanical Garden, 1199 9th Ave. (Golden Gate Park)

Why: Tour the botanical garden after dark in the light of the full moon. Enjoy light refreshments and take in the flowers and foliage like you never have before. // Tickets ($39) are available at

Saturday, March 31: Dinner at Che Fico

When: 5pm to 11pm

Where: Che Fico, 838 Divisadero St. (NoPa),

Why: The highly anticipated Italian concept by Chef David Nayfeld (Eleven Madison Park) and James Beard Award-winning pastry chef Angela Pinkterton (also Eleven Madison Park) brings even more deliciousness to Divisadero with its opening. The focus will be rustic, casual Italian Californian, and there'll be pizza with an oven brought in from Naples, a handmade pasta program, a salumi room, and more.

Saturday, March 31: Buttermilk Fried Chicken, Y'all

When: 11am to 2pm

Where: Addendum, 6476 Washington St. (Yountville),

Why: Enjoy a perfect picnic as Thomas' Keller's to-go spot Addendum returns with its buttermilk fried chicken, pulled pork sandwiches, barbecue pork ribs, and more. The sides come with a selection from the garden at The French Laundry, including sriracha coleslaw, couscous, macaroni salad, and more. There's also a selection of beers, locals wines, sweet tea, lemonade and more.

Saturday, March 31: FELT (mini) Festival

When: 8pm to 2am

Where: Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd St. (Bayview)

Why: Listen to killer rap music and check ou new media art with live indoor and outdoor performances set to interactive virtual reality experiences and projected 3D animations. // Tickets ($23) are available at

Saturday, March 31: Hogwarts House Party

When: 10pm to 2am

Where: Origin Nightclub, 1538 Fillmore St. (NoPa),

Why: A Harry Potter costume party? Oh yes. There will be props, decorations, a sorting hat, complimentary photobooth, and DJs spinning killer jams. Dress up, grab your broomstick, and party with your local witches, wizards, and muggles. // Tickets ($15-$25) are available online.

Sunday, April 1: Brunch Like a Boss

When: Multiple locations

Where: Multiple times

Why: Peep our list of seriously epic Easter brunches at

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