This week, we’ve found some handsome shoes from one of Britain’s premier cobblers, Grenson—and you can’t get them anywhere but Perks. Plus, we’ve handpicked our favorite stock of ties and accoutrements (like pocket squares) from Los Angeles’s Gentry. The dagger-shaped tie bar means business.
Things to do for June 02, 2011
Whole Pigs, Gratis Punch Bowls and Kill Bill
The weekend is back to squeezing three days into two.
Quentin vs. Coen Round Two
Until there’s a movie marathon pitting Tarantino flicks against the Coen Brothers’, this duel in collage, painting and digital art forms fills the void nicely. With diner bandits, mob hit men and a group of Nazi killers as inspiration, nothing is off-limits.
Umami’s All-Day Sumo Hour
To combat the first-ever dry Union Street Fair, Umami is extending its happy hour to Saturday and Sunday. Not only that, but they’re starting at 11:30am. This means that you’ll get 50% off every bottle of wine as well as deals on sliders and sushi. We prefer to think of it as two-for-one bottles...
Burritt Room’s Anniversary Party
Given that it’s a Saturday night, you’d go there anyway. But since they’re tossing in hours of gratis, gin-spiked punch as well as cake all night in celebration of their anniversary, you might allot a little more time. After all, you probably had something to do with them hitting the year marker.
Baker & Banker Debuts Brunch
It all started with regular dinners at this corner spot. Then, when they opened the bakery, you folded their pastries into your rotation. In other words, you’ve been loyal. So now you’ll want to clear your Sundays for the likes of french toast bread pudding and housemade sausages. The magic words were: french toast bread pudding.
It doesn’t take much to improve on a Sunday afternoon. So hours of eating all things pork (there will be five 200-pound-pigs’ worth) paired with endless vino might just put this Sunday over the top. Or at least until next Sunday...