Your Perks: 1) A sleek carafe that uses charcoal to naturally mineralize your drinking water. (It’s an ancient Japanese thing.) 2) A summer six-pack of rich, crisp, Tuscany-bred Chianti—for $105. 3) A Perks-approved deal on any work of art at Crated—the Internet’s newest art gallery. A little culture never killed anyone.
Things to do for July 10, 2014
Pastrami, Wine and Thomas Keller in a Dunk Tank
If the weekend had a nickel...
One Redford. One Loren. Many Wines.
Your weekend agenda is ambitious: Drink wine. Catch some live music. Talk movies with Robert Redford. Talk beauty with Sophia Loren. Maybe work in a few sun salutations. If you’re not planning to hit Festival del Sole, good luck making all this happen. Really. Good luck.
A Pork Belly Burger Exists Now, So...
Q: When is a burger maybe not a burger?
A: When it’s from that new place called Big Chef Tom’s Belly Burgers, where the patties are 100% pork belly.
Q: So the Banh, Baby, Banh, topped with Vietnamese caramel...
A: Listen, let’s not waste time getting hung up on labels.
Wait, This Wasn’t a Jewish Deli Before
S0 1058 Hoagie doesn’t exist anymore. Well, yes it does. Only it’s called Rye Project now. It’s basically 79% more Jewish deli than before. You’ll see. The menu’s divided into “On Rye” and “On Bagel,” which means lox and pastrami will happen. It’ll happen hard.
Art Gets Made. Beer Gets Drank.
When you catch a live show, there’s always a chance something could go horribly wrong. Kind of exciting. When you catch a live drawing show, there’s... probably less chance of that. But you can buy a sketch, have some beer and get a cookie from a food truck, so...
Bouchon Goes All In for Bastille Day
Your Sunday forecast: 86 degrees.
Your Sunday forecast with a French accent: 86 degrees with a strong chance of tarte flambée, crepes, macarons, French cocktails and Thomas Keller in a dunk tank at Bouchon’s big Bastille Day thing.
Your Monday forecast: Actual Bastille Day. Oh well. Whatever.