This week, Perks is giving you and your tennis partner a chance at 60 minutes on the court with the legendary John McEnroe, who'll give you tips on everything from strengthening your second serve to the proper way to berate a myopic line judge. Yes, we are being serious.
Things to do for June 04, 2010
700 Pounds of Pork, Marin's Biggest Bar and Air Guitar
The weekend promises to pack three days into two.
Persian Pub Grub Dinner at Zaré
You could say the Iranians don't have quite the stronghold on pub fare that the Irish do. And you'd be right. But maybe Chicken Wings "Fessenjoon" and Caspian Seafood Stew with Hitachino and Dogfish Head brews might sway things a little. Plus, you might be witnessing the debut of the world's first Iranian gastropub...
Street Food Finder Map
Starting out with 20 star vendors like Curry Up Now, Adobo Hobo and Chairman Bao, the Street Food Finder map pinpoints each cart's locale and posts their tweets in real time. Now if it could just get them to come right to you.
The Cultural Pick
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ReframeSF's Movie Scavenger Hunt
This local odyssey outfits you with 20 printed screenshots from movies shot around the city—including classics like Vertigo and Bullitt—and gives you three and a half hours to make your way to wherever they were shot, snap a digital photo for evidence and then reconvene to find out who got the most. Unless someone decides to pull the old double-cross...
Apparently air guitar isn't as easy as it looks. Come watch and see who will be chosen to represent SF in nationals next month (and the world in August). Big hair, aggressive spandex and AC/DC are recommended...
Brick & Bottle Opens in Marin
Prepare yourself for a pilgrimage to the biggest bar in the entire county of Marin, complete with cocktails like the tequila-spiked El Diablo and some bites like duck confit pizza. Sometimes it takes a pilgrimage.
The triple threat of five winemakers and five local chefs preparing five pigs is back for a rematch. Each of the 140-pound pigs will be braised, grilled, pressed, pickled, rubbed, smoked, seared, sauced, spiced, injected, marinated, cured in any way or otherwise prepared. Meaning: this is the pork event to end all pork events.