Sunday, January 25, 2015

This Weekend

  • Laugh-a-palooza: SF Sketchfest Returns

    One look at a lineup including Patton Oswald and Reggie Watts and it's clear this is the annual comedy fest's best year yet.

    Who's performing: Highlights include Sketchfest tributes to Portlandia featuring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, and Childrens Hospital with Lake Bell and Rob Corddry.

    Tonight thru Feb 10. Venue, lineup, and ticketing info here.

  • Ice Cream Party: The Ice Cream Bar Turns One

    Invite a date to share buy-one-get-one birthday confections at the gourmet soda fountain in Cole Valley.

    The deal: Stop by tomorrow for BoGo hot chocolates and hot butterscotches, or Friday for two-for-one Angostura Phosphates.

    Thru Fri. 815 Cole St., Cole Valley (415-742-4932).

    Nearby: Burgermeister; The Alembic; Kezar Bar

  • A Little Bit Of Heaven: The Walkmen at The Fillmore

    The East Coast indie rockers bring new-wavey guitars and Dylan-esque vocals to the storied SF venue.

    Outside Lands: Missed their set in Golden Gate Park last summer? Catch a clip here.

    Tonight & Fri 9p. 1805 Geary Blvd., The Fillmore (415-346-3000). $59 and up here.

    Nearby: State Bird Provisions; Benihana; Out The Door

  • Fernetaboutit: Fifth Floor Debuts Fernet Hot Chocolate

    The upscale downtown restaurant and lounge launches its winter cocktail menu, including the Mizier's Demise aka Fernet hot chocolate.

    What's in it: Fernet Branca, Strauss milk, dark chocolate, and crème de menthe topped with a peppermint marshmallow. Yum.

    Now. 12 Fourth St., SoMa/Union Square (415-348-1555).

    Nearby: Hakkasan; M.Y. China; Trace

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