Things to do for December 23, 2010

The Weekender

Holiday Fried Turkey, Strong Coffee and New York Pizza

The weekend is wrapping it up.

Thursday
Ordering Yats Fried Turkeys
STIR FRY

Ordering Yats Fried Turkeys

Roasted lost the roasted-versus-fried debate long ago. Which means you have until tomorrow to order your fried turkey. The crew at Yats will season it Cajun-style or keep it traditional, dunk it in sizzling peanut oil, and then it’s good to go. Narrowly beating Chinese takeout—by a mile.

Villains Sale
SALE-ING

Villains Sale

Now that you’ve crossed the important people off your gift list, you’re clear to pick up a few things to reward yourself for all your unsolicited generosity. Which is why the good people at Villains marked down just about everything you can think of to cover your body, by at least 30%. Consider it the gift of warmth.

Now through Dec 25, Villains, 1672 Haight St, 415-864-7727

Friday
Contraband Coffee Bar Opens
BUZZ KILL

Contraband Coffee Bar Opens

Many beverages have been responsible for keeping this season merry, but only coffee actually managed to keep you going in spite of it all. So you’ll want to add this Nob Hill coffee bar to your roster for when you want an espresso and Dynamo Donut pick-me-up. And by want, we really mean need.

Daily, 7am-10pm, Contraband Coffee Bar, 1415 Larkin St (at California), 415-839-7388

Tuesday
A16’s Founding Chef Returns
I SPY

A16’s Founding Chef Returns

For two nights, A16’s founding chef Christophe Hille (now of Northern Spy Food Co in New York’s East Village) will be manning the pizza stoves with chef Liza—revisiting some of their favorite dishes from back in the day, like pork shoulder and tripe. The best reunions involve tripe...

Dec 28-29, A16, 2355 Chestnut St (at Scott), 415-771-2216

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