Monday, January 26, 2015

This Weekend

  • A Boozy Bash: SF Weekly's DRINK at the Metreon

    Enjoy unlimited samples of booze and apps alongside tunes by Hard French's DJ Carnita.

    Sipping sampler: Participants include Sailor Jerry, Tullamore Dew, Hornitos Tequila, and 21st Amendment.

    Sat 6-9p. City View at the Metreon, 135 4th Street, Financial District (415-369-6000). $30 here.

    Nearby: Press Club; Zero Zero; Mezzanine

  • Ashley Miller, Lead Bartender, Hakkasan
    Favorite Beer-and-a-Shot Spot: Dave's (yes, Dave's – right across the way from Hakkasan). It's a great spot to unwind after work with co-workers, and I love their big and hoppy beers. A great late-night dive bar to catch a quick one before last call!

  • Be Bold: Possibly the Most Dangerous Obstacle Course Ever

    Compete for big deal prizes in an epic obstacle course on Lombardi Sports' rooftop.

    Prizes: Lombardi Sports shopping passes for winners, Squaw lift tickets and Crunch memberships for runners-up.

    Sat Noon-6p. Lombardi Sports, 1600 Jackson St, Nob Hill (415-771-0600). $10 here.

    Nearby: Amelie; The Bigfoot Lodge; Goia

  • Sauced: National Meatball Day at Puccini & Pinetti

    Whether you're on a cheap date or a quick lunch, this $9 meatball-and-a-beer special is the right move.

    On tap: The deal covers all draft beers, including Anchor Steam and Lagunitas IPA.

    Sat. 129 Ellis St., Union Square (415-392-5500).

    Nearby: Jasper's Corner Tap; Tradition; Bourbon & Branch

  • Go Loco: Latin Cheeses with The Milk Maid at the Ferry Building

    Your homemade tacos will be 10x better once you learn to make your own queso blanco and crumbly queso fresco.

    Home school: You'll be given a takehome DIY kit with the proper enzymes, cheese form and recipes.

    Tonight 5:30-7:30p. CUESA Dacor Outdoor Teaching Kitchen, 1 Ferry Building, Embarcadero. $49 here.

    Nearby: Cowgirl Creamery, Out the Door, Hog Island Oyster Co.

  • On the Move: An Exploratorium Roadshow

    The Exploratorium's taking over the city with a mobile block party timed to coincide with the start of Sunday Streets.

    What to expect: Free bike valet, an Embarcadero beer garden, and art from Mission Pony.

    Sun 11a-10p. The Mission, Bayview & The Embarcadero. Free.

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