Delicious things you should know about this week.
Woods Outbound Opens in the Outer Sunset
Outbound, the fifth location from craft beer company Woods Beer, quietly opened last Friday in the Outer Sunset. The indoor/outdoor beer café and nanobrewery features a 750-square-foot tap room as well as outdoor patio space inspired by the colors of Ocean Beach. There'll be six beers on tap, a growler machine to bottle fresh beer to-go, and El Porteno empanadas to help with the munchies. // Open daily, 4045 Judah St (Outer Sunset), woodsbeer.com
Kronnerburger Pops up at Tartine
Burger god Christopher Kronner is popping up at Tartine Manufactory on Monday for one night only. He'll be doing a special burger made with Tartine bread and topped with dry-aged beef. There'll also be a vegan melt, salad, and dessert sundaes to round out the menu.On Tuesday night, Kronner is back in Oakland to focus on Syrian cuisine as part of his weekly menu specials. There'll be aged beef kufa, ful with yogurt, braised leek stew, fatteh bread salad with lamb coked over coals, and beet and squash hummus. A portion of the proceeds will go to the ACLU. // Monday, February 13, 6pm-10pm, 595 Alabama St (Mission), kronnerburger.com
CUESA's Library of Libations
CUESA is partnering with the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library and San Francisco's best bartenders for a literary-themed cocktail event that celebrates winter produce from local farmers. Bartenders from Mourad, White Chapel, 15 Romolo and more will be mixing drinks while Nopalito, Salt Pt. Butchery, Hard Water, and more will be providing small bites to help soak up the booze. All proceeds will benefit CUESA's sustainable agriculture programs. // Wednesday February 15, 5:30-8pm, One Ferry Building (Embarcadero), Get tickets here.
New Chef at Calavera
Oakland's Calavera has a new chef at the helm. Gustavo Romero, originally from Mexico, was previously the executive chef at Credo in San Francisco. He's shaking up the menu at Calavera, starting with a new Mexican Breakfast every Saturday and Sunday. New menu items include sope Benedicto con carnitas, a play on the classic eggs Benedict with poached eggs, refried beans, braised pork shank, and a chipotle hollandaise on crispy masa shells; chilaquiles rojos with chicken; and enchiladas suizas with a 63-degree egg. There are also some new cocktails on the menu, such as the Michelada D.F. made with tomato, Maggi, cumin, Bohemia beer, and a Oaxacan sea salt rim. // Brunch is Saturday & Sunday, 10am-3pm, 2337 Broadway (Oakland), calaveraoakland.com
Bay Leaf Kitchen Beer Brunch Fundraiser
Bay Area non-profit Bay Leaf Kitchen, which provides cooking classes and programs for children, is hosting a special diner with beer pairings at Laughing Monk Brewery. The program's Jr. Kitchen Chef Helpers are helping Laughing Monk's Andrew Casteel make French Belgian dip sandwiches with spicy IPA mustard, Belgian red potato and green bean salad, buttermilk coleslaw, and more. All proceeds go to support Bay Leaf's programs. // Sunday February 19, 12pm-5pm, 1439 Egbert Ave (Bayview), Event page here