Things to do for August 05, 2010

The Weekender

Stripteases, Dirty Harry and Fat Pants

The weekend is considering expansion.

Thursday
Chronicle Books Warehouse Blowout
SALE-ING

Chronicle Books Warehouse Blowout

Coffee table book hucksters Chronicle Books would like to enrich your library with some Rolling Stones, Marilyn Monroe, Clint Eastwood and JFK, along with other books about everything you need to know about rum and tequila, all at 65% off. But how do you put a price on knowledge?

Friday
Off the Grid at Fort Mason
GRIDLOCK

Off the Grid at Fort Mason

The waterfront street-food night market you recently crashed is back and adding Hapa Ramen and Adobo Hobo to its strong roster of 20 street-food alums like the Crème Brûlée Cart, Kung Fu Tacos and Chairman Bao. It’s outdoors (as street food generally is), so dress for warmth. Or just fill up your flask.

Aug 6, 5-9pm, Fort Mason Center Lot, 99 Marina Blvd, 415-721-4770

Basil Hayden's
Spruce’s Honey-Lacquered Duck Breast

WILD HONEY

Spruce’s Honey-Lacquered Duck Breast

As a rule, roasted duck breast is a solid choice. But it gets significantly better when it’s also wildflower-honey lacquered and served with seared foie gras dredged in cinnamon. The only way to top the rich, crispy, duck-and-foie fat is with bourbon—but you’ve never shied away from a challenge...

411: Spruce, 3640 Sacramento St (at Spruce), 415-931-5100
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Introducing Gluttony Pants
A LEG UP

Introducing Gluttony Pants

You’d gear up to run a marathon, so we suppose it follows that you’d gear up for a marathon feast. Short of wearing sweats (just short), there are these just-released, chef-approved Gluttony Pants (think: khakis built with three buttons for adjusting the waist). If you need a fourth, you’re on your own.

Zivity Striptease Fashion Show
ON THE STRIP

Zivity Striptease Fashion Show

This social networking site for models and photographers (and anyone who appreciates their art) is celebrating its anniversary with a runway show and a... striptease auction. It all goes to charity, naturally.

Aug 6, 8pm-1am, $50, 80 Missouri St, 415-541-7943, tickets here

Saturday
Dirty Harry in Washington Square Park
DIRTINESS

Dirty Harry in Washington Square Park

Austin’s famous beer-friendly movie theater, the Alamo Drafthouse, is rolling into San Francisco for a one-time screening of Dirty Harry in Washington Square Park. It’s all to commemorate one of the film’s original shooting locations—both guns and cameras.

Aug 7, 8pm, Washington Square Park

Elsewhere on the Daddy

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