Things to do for August 08, 2013

The Weekender

Ferris Bueller, 400 Pounds of Meat and Oyster Narnia

Of all the weekend joints, in all the towns, in all the world...

Thursday
How to Take Someone on a Date
FROM FERRIS WITH LOVE

How to Take Someone on a Date

Hey, here’s an idea. Grab a date and a blanket and head to Ram’s Gate Winery to watch Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. And eat some lobster grilled cheese while you’re at it. It’s a new movie-night thing they’re doing on Thursdays this month. Bonus: this particular winery has wine.

If You Like Ramen, This Place Has Ramen
BROTHIC REVIVAL

If You Like Ramen, This Place Has Ramen

What: Ramen. Lots of it.
Where: A shiny new noodle hut from the Men Oh guy called Ramen Izakaya Goku.
Why: Cold beer. Tonkotsu ramen. Kobe beef tataki. Varying degrees of spice from mild to “hella.” Getting to say the word “hella” while acting all serious about it.

Just You and a Few Thousand Oysters
ALL SHELL AND FINE

Just You and a Few Thousand Oysters

It may not be today. It may not be tomorrow. But soon (okay, it’s September 1), OysterFest will happen. Yes, you can get tickets now. Yes, they go fast. And yes, there will be thousands of oysters prepared by the likes of Farallon, Fish and Waterbar. Hope you like oysters.

Tickets available now for Sep 1, noon-3pm, Waterbar, 399 The Embarcadero (between Folsom and Harrison), 415-284-9922, tickets here

Friday
So the Tonga Room Changed a Bit
FRUIT OF THE ROOM

So the Tonga Room Changed a Bit

The Tonga Room. Let’s talk about the Tonga Room. Specifically, about how it just went through a little renovation. Mostly to the cocktails, though. Think more natural ingredients and less sugary ridiculousness in their zombies, mai tais and Singapore Slings. Don’t worry, that big pool thing is still there.

Sunday
All the Meat in the World. We Found It.
FIRE STRAITS

All the Meat in the World. We Found It.

Lobster. Spit-roasted sturgeon. Oysters. Lamb. Goat. Four hundred pounds of Wagyu beef cooked over a raging fire pit. That’s what you’re in for this weekend at the Charles Krug Winery. It’s Cochon Heritage Fire. And it’s probably best if you go as opposed to not go.

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