These Perks would look good under the tree: 1) A fully portable, seven-speed folding bike for nearly $100 off. 2) Hasselblad’s newest and most perfectly pocket-size camera, the gorgeous Hasselblad Stellar. 3) 23% off Bluetooth-enabled wireless earphones from MuseMini. No more tangled cords = happy you.
Things to do for December 12, 2013
Jeans, Banh Mi and Wine in File Cabinets
The weekend is on a toddy cleanse.
Archive Bar Is Here. Rejoice.
If you’re anywhere near file cabinets filled with files right now, someone is doing it wrong. Go to Archive Bar and you’ll see. It’s a handsome brick-and-steel place, good for a pizza and a beer after work. And they put wine bottles in their file cabinets. Wine bottles.
Jeans, Candles and a ’65 Porsche
Friday’s the day you should hit Huckberry’s pop-up shop—that’s when they’ll have tea-infused drinks to put in your hand while you pick up Tellason jeans and Taylor Stitch shirts next to... the founders of those companies. They’ve also got candles and a ’65 Porsche for sale. Bases: covered.
Go to the Trappist. There’s Beer.
Two days. Twenty-eight hard-to-find beers. That’s a pretty respectable day-to-weird-beer ratio that’s happening at Kerstbier. It’s a party for rare draft beers, if that wasn’t clear, and before it’s over you’ll be an expert on what distinguishes your average Haandbryggeriet from your usual Slaapmutske. Must’ve found these beers in Berkeley.
The Barrel Room Is Now Open
Nobody’s going home alone at this new outpost of the Barrel Room. Partially because it’s a nice-looking place, full of tin and redwood. Partially because there’s duck confit cassoulet. And partially because... wine. But mostly because you can buy a bottle to take home if you want.
Meet Saiwalks. They Do Vietnamese.
After an amazing Saturday night comes a rough Sunday morning. After a rough Sunday morning comes intense cravings for banh mi and imperial rolls. Here’s your quick, clean and easy new spot for Vietnamese hangover cures. And cold-weather cures. By which we mean pho. Bonus: no pho puns.