Things to do for June 28, 2012

The Weekender

Fireworks, Ping-Pong and a Silly Amount of Pork

They may take our lives, but they’ll never take our weekend.

Thursday
Cinnamon Rolls, Meet Bacon...
IN A HAZE

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.

Friday
Rooftop Beer. One Night Only. Go.
GARDEN OF EDEN

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...

Saturday
If Dead Poets Society Were a Store
VARSITY BLUES

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.

Endless Pork and Pinot at Epic
HOG HEAVEN

Endless Pork and Pinot at Epic

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.

Wednesday
When Patriotism and Ping-Pong Collide
INDEPENDENCE DAY

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...

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