Things to do for October 11, 2012

The Weekender

This Weekend, There Will Be Sausage Waffles

It’s not whether you win or lose, it’s how you play the weekend.

Thursday
Gearing Up for Fall with Old Fashioneds
PORTLANDIA

Gearing Up for Fall with Old Fashioneds

Ah, yes, 1863: a great year for plaids, tribal prints and Gettysburg Addresses. So much so that Pendleton dipped into their nearly 150-year archives for inspiration for their Portland Collection of jackets, shirts and sweaters. It’s launching in SF tonight, over gratis Manhattans and Old Fashioneds. Lincoln would approve.

Check Your Phone. Get a Drink.
UNPLUGGED

Check Your Phone. Get a Drink.

Your phone... without it, you feel naked. So double-check that you’re wearing pants, then head to this device-free, RSVP-only happy hour. You’ll check your phone at the door (or leave it at home) and be rewarded with drink specials and donation-based massages. Hopefully, your Instagram followers won’t organize a manhunt...

Oct 11, 6-9pm, Jones, 620 Jones St (at Geary), 415-496-6858, RSVP here with code “UDvip”

Ad Hoc’s Making Cocktails Now
IN GOOD SPIRITS

Ad Hoc’s Making Cocktails Now

Wine’s great and all, but sometimes you want choices. Thomas Keller understands. That’s why his team at Ad Hoc is diving into the cocktail thing—bourbon-based London Prides, rum-spiked Thyme Wasteds and Huckleberry Coolers. Diving figuratively, of course.

Saturday
Dim Sum Debuts at Shanghai
SHANGHAI NOON

Dim Sum Debuts at Shanghai

The dim sum cart. Fun and interactive, but... you never know how long that food’s been sitting there. Shanghai presents another way: made-to-order dumplings and pork buns, delivered right to your table. It’s amazing no one has thought of this before.

Sunday
Waffle Insanity in Russian Hill
WAFFLE HOUSE

Waffle Insanity in Russian Hill

It’s called Waffletoberfest. It’s magnificent. It’s: Chrissy’s Waffles, taking over Biondivino for a morning of apple-cider-donut waffles (made with chunks of donuts from Bob’s) and sausage-and-potato waffles (using 4505’s apple calvados sausage). Oh, and there will be prosecco cordials. You never eat unpaired waffles.

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