Things to do for June 28, 2012
Fireworks, Ping-Pong and a Silly Amount of Pork
They may take our lives, but they’ll never take our weekend.
Cinnamon Rolls, Meet Bacon...
You’re coming to this new bakery in Hayes Valley for two things: 1) soups (they’re all made with recipes from local notables, including Roland Passot from La Folie), and 2) maple bacon cinnamon rolls. Which you probably shouldn’t dip in your soup.
Rooftop Beer. One Night Only. Go.
Biergartens: typically a German thing. This place: definitely not a German thing. And yet... here we are. Nombe’s bringing Japanese beer, grilled Kurobuta pork belly and chicken wings to its rooftop in the Mission. Now, to find the Japanese equivalent of lederhosen...
If Dead Poets Society Were a Store
What you’ll find at this one-day pop-up: an assortment of vintage, Ivy League–style gear, particularly jackets (varsity, letterman, Levi’s...). You can never have too many jackets.
On Wednesday, you celebrate America. Saturday, you celebrate something equally sacred: the pig. We’re talking porchetta. Pork jowls. Bacon-brittle-topped maple ice cream. All from Epic, served on its bayside patio. And yes, we just said bacon ice cream.
When Patriotism and Ping-Pong Collide
Quick, let’s review your July 4 essentials: barbecue. Fireworks. Ping-pong. All of which you’ll find at House of Pong’s party, along with grilling, a full bar and two balconies for watching fireworks. Also: creating fireworks of your own...