Things to do for September 22, 2011

The Weekender

A Spot of Tennis and an Obscene Amount of Wings

The weekend plays through injuries.

Thursday
Exclusive Shoes and Bacon Explosions
PERK ALERT

Exclusive Shoes and Bacon Explosions

We’re getting you the exclusive on a couple one-of-a-kind shoes from the venerable Maine-based cobbling outfit, Rancourt & Co. (Ralph Lauren’s go-to guys.) Then we’re airmailing you three Bacon Explosions (enough said). And finally, we’re getting you half off a champagne-soaked endless summer at NYC’s hottest hotel. Just go with it...

Foreign Cinema’s 12th Birthday Party
SCHOOL OF ROCK

Foreign Cinema’s 12th Birthday Party

Foreign Cinema is feting another successful year of cinematic brunching and Communist-inspired cocktailing, so to mark the occasion, the Little Sputniks and Checkpoint Charlies will flow, small bites will circle, music memorabilia will be auctioned and underage rock stars will shred—with proceeds to a School of Rock-esque foundation. Do it for the kids.

Friday
Blue Bottle Coffee Cart Rolls into SoMa
WILD BLUE YONDER

Blue Bottle Coffee Cart Rolls into SoMa

Finally, the wayfaring Blue Bottle cart has found a totally legal hitching post at Brannan and Division. Expect a bulked-up version of their espresso kiosks with extras like fresh pastries and beans by the bag—sitting, coincidentally, in front of a Gold’s Gym—along with their culty single-origin-dripped goodness by the cup. Always expect the expected.

Saturday
Have an Overhead Smash in Mill Valley
ALL THAT RACQUET

Have an Overhead Smash in Mill Valley

For the past few weekends, your sport spectating has been restricted to a very small indoor radius (notwithstanding all the competitive cake-making shows). So it’s time to get outdoors, we say. The Esurance Tennis Classic and Stanford’s very own synchronized chest-bumping Bryan brothers await... Ball’s in your court.

Sep 24-25, The Club at Harbor Point, 475 E Strawberry Dr, Mill Valley, 415-383-6114

Sunday
Ordering 50 Wings on Game Day
RIGHT WINGER

Ordering 50 Wings on Game Day

Football pairs best with beer. And copious amounts of wings. Hence, Wing Wings—the Lower Haight outfit singularly devoted to your drumette-centric needs—is now here to facilitate your next game-day smorgasbord with 50- or 100-wing packs for pickup or delivery, not to mention side options like a dozen pigs in a blanket... Just add beer.

Sat-Sun, 11am-2am, Wing Wings, 422 Haight St, 415-834-5001, call ahead for availability

Monday
A Foie-Gras-Laden Pop-Up at Radius
THE TAKEOVER

A Foie-Gras-Laden Pop-Up at Radius

Every so often, a crack team of visiting chefs takes over the kitchen at Radius to host a decadent feast of four courses—entitled Chefs’ Night Off—and this Monday, they’re doing it again. Highlights include foie gras mousse, charred octopus and a dessert/parting gift by pastry chef extraordinaire William Werner.

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