Things to do for August 23, 2017

Unlimited Wine Tastings and a 17% ABV Beer

Feel Free to Balance That Out With the Perfect Date Night at Beretta

By Joe Starkey

Wednesday
Thursday
To the Mission, for Delicious Peruvian Things
PERU'S CLUES

To the Mission, for Delicious Peruvian Things

Alma Cocina is a new Peruvian restaurant two years in the making. It's got ceviche and whole rotisserie chickens with chimichurri. And since you enjoy all of those things, it just seemed like those words probably should have been typed at some point today.

Friday
Restaurants and Bars. So Many Restaurants and Bars.
AND BE MERRY

Restaurants and Bars. So Many Restaurants and Bars.

Eat Drink SF, that annual party dedicated to all things edible and drinkable, returns this weekend with three days of tastings and demos. New this year are fine establishments like Monk's Kettle, Black Cat, City Counter and Robin. Again, you eat and drink there.

Saturday
The Wine Tastings Don't Have to End Here
WALL FLOWER

The Wine Tastings Don't Have to End Here

Head across the Bay this Saturday for a huge 10-year anniversary party at Rock Wall Wine Company, complete with a view of the San Francisco skyline, live music and the unveiling of 10 new wines with unlimited tastings. Probably should've led with the unlimited tastings.

A 17% ABV Beer Is Involved. Sorry/You're Welcome.
DRAKE IT 'TILL YOU MAKE IT

A 17% ABV Beer Is Involved. Sorry/You're Welcome.

Speaking of anniversaries, Drake's Brewing Company will be celebrating their 28th on Saturday by hosting a huge block party with giant beer pong and more than 25 brews on tap, including a 17% ABV monster called The Void. Which we don't recommend using for beer pong.

Tuesday
Cocktail Class Is in Session at Beretta
CLASSY AFFAIR

Cocktail Class Is in Session at Beretta

You and a date will want tickets to Beretta's cocktail class that's happening on Tuesday. It'll focus on post-WWII and Prohibition-era drinks and provide you with all the ingredients and hands-on instruction to make three cocktails together. Hence the wanting of the tickets.

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Joe Starkey is the tallest person in the room 90% of the time. He enjoys liquors that aren’t smoky, dive bars that are, and has a vague dread that someone, somewhere might be having more fun than him.

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