Things to do for December 06, 2017

A San Francisco Classic Is Reborn and a New Bar in Potrero Is Regular-Born

Plus, Anchor Brewing Made a Spaghetti and Maple Syrup Beer for Your Elf-Viewing Pleasure

By Joe Starkey

Wednesday
The Things You Do for Your Whiskey
FROM PERKS

The Things You Do for Your Whiskey

The secret ingredient to making any cocktail or whiskey pour taste better isn't an ingredient at all. It's a hunk of professional-grade metal that the pros use to make flawlessly round ice spheres, designed by the booze maestros at Cocktail Kingdom. And we got you 22% off of it. Hope you can keep a secret.

And Now, From the Guys Behind Brass Tacks and Anina...
HEY THERE, JUNIOR

And Now, From the Guys Behind Brass Tacks and Anina...

Brass Tacks and Anina have a new little brother named Junior, and it's also your new neighborhood cocktail bar in Potrero Hill. Come in for a Safety Third with overproof tequila, Aperol and French vermouth. Then follow it up with a local beer because overproof tequila.

Thursday
Elf + Spaghetti & Maple Syrup Beer = This
SANTAAAAA

Elf + Spaghetti & Maple Syrup Beer = This

Get your tickets now to Anchor Brewing's screening of Elf at the Balboa Theater tomorrow night. They'll be featuring three beers made specially for the event, including Spaghetti & Maple Syrup Imperial Christmas Ale, which tastes better than spaghetti and maple syrup. Promise.

Dec 7, 6:30-10:30pm, $25, Balboa Theatre, 3630 Balboa St (at 38th), 415-221-8184, tickets here

Friday
What Was Old Is New Again at the Grotto
GROTTO WINNER

What Was Old Is New Again at the Grotto

San Francisco mainstay the Grotto has just reopened under new management after the family that owned it for three generations retired. They've kept some classic elements like the bar and fireplace, but generally spruced everything else up. Except for the Bay views. Those are the same.

Now reopen, The Grotto, 2847 Taylor St (at The Embarcadero), 415-673-7025

Saturday
An Entire Showroom Dedicated to Caffeine, Sweet Caffeine
GOOD FELLOWS

An Entire Showroom Dedicated to Caffeine, Sweet Caffeine

The coffee product design firm (that old chestnut) called Fellow would like to show you their wares via a new retail store that'll also host events with local coffee experts. Which basically means that you'll get to see how coffee is brewed. Then drink coffee. Then be happier as a result.

Now open, Fellow, 820 Valencia St (between 19th and 20th)

How to Lay Low and Live Well in San Francisco
FEELING 100

How to Lay Low and Live Well in San Francisco

Maybe you need a great spot for a first date. Maybe you're looking for the coolest hidden bar within another bar. Or the best drinks with a view of the entire Bay. Lucky you, because that's exactly why the Back 100 exists. Don't say we never got you anything.

What Else Is New

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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