Foodie Agenda: Sake, Tapas, and More


This week's edible events have your tastebuds covered. 

Thursday, November 14

Taking the former City Tavern location at 3200 Fillmore is Sabrosa, which opened yesterday. Previously the opening chef at Nopalito, Jose Ramos joins the Sabrosa team. This new spot’s goal is to bring fresh market finds and real Mexican flavors to the Marina as well as a full service bar. Sabrosa will be open seven days a week and they’re serving up lunch, dinner, bar bites, and brunch on the weekends. Some of the new creations coming out of the Sabrosa kitchen are seared Mayan spice rubbed ribeye, lime cured fish, and Dungeness crab tortas. Mmm. 3200 Fillmore @ Greenwich.

If there were a sommelier for sake, Stuart Morris is it. He will be at the Mandarin Oriental tonight at 6:30 p.m., guiding guests through a multi-course dinner and sake tasting. Caramelized scallops, sake poached quince, and crispy pork belly are among the delicious menu of dishes that guests will be enjoying at tonight’s event. 222 Sansome @ Pine.

Saturday, November 16

Go on a foodie excursion organized by The Ritz Carlton, called San Francisco’s China this Saturday. Get to the hotel’s lobby by 1 p.m. and depart with tour guide, Liam Mayclem. The tour’s first stop is a lunch at City View and then off to Leaf Tea Green for a traditional tea tasting. And what tour of San Francisco’s China would be complete with out a fortune cookie-making demo at Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory. Before the tour ends with cocktails at Hakkasan, this tour is headed to M.Y. China for a noodle-pulling lesson. The hotel’s restaurant, Parallel 37, will be the last stop for an optional group dinner by Chef Michael Rotondo at 5:30 p.m. Buy tickets here600 Stockton @ Pine.

Sunday, November 17

You can never have enough tapas in your life, which is why the Tapas y Vino event at Antologia is pretty much a no brainer. Being San Francisco’s destination for wines exclusively from Latin America, Antologia is a wine lovers paradise. Begin the afternoon with flatbreads and a glass of delectable sangria or wine. Then join an interactive class on how to make ceviche. Enjoy a complimentary flight of three Latin American wines with your fresh ceviche. Tickets are $40 and the event starts at 2 p.m. 515 Broadway @ Kearny.

Monday, November 18

The Jewish Community SF will be hosting an evening of celebrating California’s slow-food movement. Pioneered by Alice Waters, Wolfgang Puck, and Joyce Goldstein, the farm-to-table evolution began nearly thirty years ago and Joyce Goldstein will be at the JCCSF to talk about her new book, California Food Revolution: Thirty Years That Changed Our Culinary Consciousness. The event starts at 7 p.m. and tickets are $25 (10% for JCCSF members). 3200 California @ Presidio.

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