Things to do for February 26, 2009

The Weekender

Big Waves, Bottomless Wine and Organic Dim Sum

The weekend knows rain here means snow there.

Friday
Mavericks
BIG WAVES

Mavericks

Over the next month, when the conditions are right (read: waves hit 40 feet), 24 of the world's top big-wave surfers will take on Mavericks, and you'll want to be there—even if it means calling in sick.

Sign up here to get the contest call

Saturday
Organic Dim Sum in the Ferry Building
GLOBAL EATS

Organic Dim Sum in the Ferry Building

Stop in Imperial Tea Court for noodles imported from Taiwan, steamed Prather Ranch pork buns, dumplings and baked spring rolls. Then order another round—you know, for double happiness.

Spaghetti Feed at Jovino
Pasta

Spaghetti Feed at Jovino

Fill up with spaghetti and Niman Ranch meatballs paired with a glass of house wine for just the price of the wine—suddenly the glass is looking half full.

$9, 6-9pm every Saturday, 2184 Union St (at Fillmore), 415-563-1853

Sunday
Bar Bambino and Biondivino Dinners
Range

Bar Bambino and Biondivino Dinners

Try four courses of Eastern European-influenced Northern Italian cuisine paired with Georgian (the country), Hungarian, Slovenian and Croatian wines—because you're diplomatic like that.

$85, 5:30-8pm, Mar 1, 2931 16th St (between Mission and S. Van Ness), 415-701-8466

Monday
Luella Turns Four
DRINKING

Luella Turns Four

In celebration of their four-year anniversary, the folks at this nook along Hyde Street's cable car tracks are selling a dozen of their per-glass reds, whites and bubbly for just four bucks. Come support the cause.

Monday through Friday Mar 2-31, 1896 Hyde St (at Green), 415-674-4343

BYOW at Indigo
MORE DRINKING

BYOW at Indigo

In addition to their Ultimate Wine Dinner Special (three courses and all-you-can-drink wine), you can also BYOW to this Hayes Valley boite for free thanks to its new no-corkage option.

687 McAllister St (at Gough), 415-673-9353

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