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Nancy Silverton Pop up at Cotogna
Legendary Los Angeles chef, baker, author, and James Beard Award–winner Nancy Silverton and her Chi Spacca chef Ryan DeNicola will be cooking a can't-miss pop-up dinner at Cotogna on Tuesday, September 12th. They'll be cooking up favorites from Silverton's newest book, Mozza at Home—and she's bringing her scrumptious focaccia di Recco, a stracchino cheese-stuffed Ligurian flatbread. // Tuesday, Sept.12; Cotogna, 490 Pacific Ave (Jackson Square), cotognasf.com
Trick Dog Fetches a Roster of Star Chefs
Trick Dog will send tongues wagging this month with its new series of guest chefs including Christopher Kronner (Kronnerburger), David Nayfeld and Angela Pinkerton (Eleven Madison Park)—the pair will preview dishes for their soon-to-open restaurant, Theorita, on Divisadero—and Rising Star chef Joey Elenterio. Catch Kronner slinging burgers, bone marrow, and salads September 11-12th and 24-25th; Nayfeld and Pinkerton September 17-18th; and Elenterio on September 27th. // 3010 20th St (Mission), trickdogbar.com
Swig Sake in Emeryville
The Periodic Table, a new sake bar and taproom, soft-opened in Emeryville's Public Market last week. Next to sister eatery Shiba Ramen, the joint will serve a range of Bay Area craft brews and imported sake and spirits from Japan, as well as a small food menu including the TPT Burger, with yuzu kosho mayo, shiso and griddled onions; chasu pies stuffed with miso pork; fried sesame pepper Shiba wings; and, of course, ramen. // 5959 Shellmound St. (Emeryville), theperiodictable.bar
Thad Vogler Book Signing
Join cocktail master and proprietor Thad Vogler at Bar Agricole for the launch of his new book, By the Smoke & The Smell. The memoir takes the reader around the world and introduces the characters and producers behind his beloved handmade spirits—it'll change the way you think about your drink. There will be snacks, music and, of course, cocktails. Space is limited, so be sure to RSVP. Copies of the book will be available for purchase. //6-8pm, Tuesday Sept 12; Bar Agricole, 355 11th St (SoMa), firstname.lastname@example.org
Say Yes to the SF Cheese Fest
Tickets are now on sale for the third annual San Francisco Cheese Fest, taking place this Saturday at the historic Social Hall SF. The festival celebrates 24 artisan cheesemakers from around the state and gives you a chance to meet and learn about cheesemaking processes. Attendees can expect plenty of brews from Magnolia, Lagunitas, and Fort Point, as well as complimentary charcuterie from Creminelli Fine Meats and Dandelion chocolate. // 6-9pm, Sept 16; Social Hall,1270 Sutter St (Tenderloin). Get tickets at sfcheesefest.com.