Imagine a wine tasting in Napa Valley. The crowds. The cabernets. Comparing notes with a ringer for Virginia Madsen. But you don’t have time for all that, so we’re getting you six mini-bottles of top-tier vino to try. And giving you $30 towards a bottle of your favorite. Virginia approves.
Things to do for April 28, 2011
Free Burgers, the Derby and Springsteen
The weekend’s at the royal wedding, by the royal open bar.
Free Super Duper Burgers
We’re not sure what it takes to have Mayor Lee name a day after you. But as far as Super Duper Day goes, we think giving away free burgers from 2 to 3pm might have something to do with it.
Springsteen at the Balboa (Kind Of)
You may have heard about The Promise, the documentary about the making of Bruce’s Darkness on the Edge of Town. It aired on HBO last fall, but now it’s making its local big-screen debut—meaning better sound and bigger close-ups of Little Steven’s bandana.
Stags Leap District Winery Open Houses
Simple math: you + 18 wineries in the Stags Leap District = a good time. And in case you’re not persuaded, we’ll mention that there are grilled tri-tip and lamb sliders, too. It’s numerically impossible to have a bad time.
Kentucky Derby at Quince
It’s the greatest two minutes in sports. But it could be greatest-er—so this joint’s setting you up with bourbon cocktails and flights of rye, plus oysters and steak tartare, and wagering for perks. Go for the bourbon trifecta.
Local Kitchen’s Cocktails & Happy Hour
Something’s been missing from your happy houring at Local Kitchen. Yes, cocktails. But now they’ve got a full bar, so you can pair a $5 martini with your pizza or truffle fries. Nothing goes with pizza like a cocktail.