Things to do for February 10, 2011

The Weekender

Five-Dollar Pies, Bike Dancing and Burgundies

The weekend is like a box of chocolates.

Thursday
$5 Happy Hour at RN74
HAPPY HOURING

$5 Happy Hour at RN74

The only thing better than happy hour is when a second one follows it four hours later. That kind of one-upmanship is exactly why you’ll want to show up for $5 wine, cocktails and bites at Michael Mina’s casual Burgundy train station–inspired spot—not once, but twice a night.

Mon-Fri, 3-6pm and 10pm-close, RN74, 301 Mission St (at First), 415-543-7474

Friday
Pimp Your Friends at Project One
HIGH FIVE

Pimp Your Friends at Project One

In this case, it’s more about being a good wingman than anything else. Of course, good DJs, cocktails and sensory gifts like truffles, flowers and other touchable art will more than help set the mood. So, really, you can consider yourself off-duty.

The Derailleurs’ Bike Cabaret
GREASE LIGHTNING

The Derailleurs’ Bike Cabaret

Being compared to the Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders is a lofty association—even, we suspect, in the esteemed world of... bike dance. Nevertheless, the intrigue is there, as are women performing on flaming BMX bikes. Beats a pole.

Sunday
$5 Pizza at Ristobar
PIE CHARTS

$5 Pizza at Ristobar

To celebrate its one-year milestone, Ristobar is serving up all five pizzas—even the sausage and speck Vesta—for just $5 each, four nights a week for the entire month, if you Like them on Facebook. Like them now, and that’s 10 glorious nights of $5 pizzas.

Sun-Wed through Feb 28, Ristobar, 2300 Chestnut St (at Scott), 415-923-6464

Next Wednesday
Junk Food and Wine Pairings at Maverick
DYNAMIC DUO

Junk Food and Wine Pairings at Maverick

Proving that wine pairs equally well with blue cheese as it does with Cheetos, the guys at Maverick are pairing junk-food-friendly varietals like Colombard with Flamin’ Hot Cheetos and other all-American delicacies, like franks and beans and peanut butter cookies. Using the word delicacy loosely...

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