Your Perks: 1) Big-box-office-hit posters (Jurassic World, Mad Max, The Hangover) autographed by big-box-office-hit stars. 2) Volcano-grown flowers for that one holiday in February. No, not Presidents’ Day. 3) A box filled with romantically charged items for the bedroom. Or the living room. Or the dining room. Or the...
Things to do for January 20, 2016
New Places to Eat and Drink in SoMa. Also, Swing Dancing.
As you weekend, so shall you become.
Two New Places to Eat and Drink in SoMa
You require: A sports bar.
Meet: The Lark Bar, a SoMa sports bar from the guys behind Bourbon & Branch and Cask.
You require: An izakaya.
Meet: Okane, a SoMa izakaya from the Michelin-starred Omakase team.
Looks like we’re all set here.
Shinola Does Trivia Now. Huh...
Let’s say you someway, somehow find yourself in or around Palo Alto tomorrow night. Wouldn’t it be great if, theoretically, Shinola was holding a football-themed trivia night with prizes and other general revelry? Oh, wait, that’s happening. Nothing theoretical to see here.
San Francisco. The ’60s. Interesting.
Ah, the ’60s. A time when San Francisco was, well... ’60s-y. Celebrate the era at The 1960s Revisited, which involves a panel discussion, a cocktail-forward reception and a bunch of general weirdness courtesy of the California Historical Society. Okay, so there’s that if you need it.
Animal Costumes, Meet Roller Skates
“All I want to do is put on an animal costume and roller-skate around.” That’s something you probably didn’t just think. Maybe you should have, though. Because Animal Night is coming to the Church of 8 Wheels, and animal onesies are encouraged. And now we’ve said the phrase “animal onesies are encouraged.”
BYOB and Swing Dancing in the Mission
Saturday night calls for some class. Some live jazz, perhaps. With a bunch of skilled swing dancers. Find both at the Bootleggers Ball, a BYOB swing dance party with live jazz and a dance lesson in case your Lindy Hop needs a little work. There’s always room for Lindy Hop improvement.