Things to do for December 20, 2017

Dosa Gets Casual and Your Christmas Gets Dapper

Oh, and It's Not Too Early to Start Thinking About This NoLa-Style New Year's Eve Party

By Joe Starkey

Wednesday
It's a Ragin' Cajun NYE Party and You're Invited
RAY'S OF LIGHT

It's a Ragin' Cajun NYE Party and You're Invited

By the time the Christmas dust has settled, the New Year's Eve dust will just be stirring. But enough about dust. Cut to the part where you get tickets now for this NoLa-inspired party at Alba Ray's with a live brass band, gumbo shooters and hurricanes. Yes, gumbo shooters.

Thursday
The DOSA People Are At It Again
THE BEST THINGS IN LIFE ARE D

The DOSA People Are At It Again

You already know DOSA as the high-end Indian restaurant that's perfect for a date. But now it's time for you to get to know their lowercase little brother, Dosa—a casual new Indian spot for breakfast, lunch and dinner with kebabs, dosas and slushie cocktails. Still perfect for a date.

Friday
Getting Cozy. Working Out. This Place Has Both of Those Things in Mind.
GET OUT

Getting Cozy. Working Out. This Place Has Both of Those Things in Mind.

On the off chance your workout gear could use a bit of... work, Outdoor Voices has a new shop in Hayes Valley with comfortable and handsome athletic gear (fine, athleisure) for the gym or running or watching-Netflix-while-thinking-about-doing-those-things-ing.

Now open, Outdoor Voices, 555 Hayes St (between Octavia and Laguna), 415-678-5456

The Most Dapper Christmas Party You Ever Did See
FANCY FREE

The Most Dapper Christmas Party You Ever Did See

On Friday, before you head home for actual-Christmas parties, head to the Dorian for their Dapper Christmas Party, where fancy, festive attire is encouraged, a five-piece jazz band will be playing, whiskey will be flowing, the photobooth will have mistletoe and Santa may make an appearance. Yes, do that.

Dec 22, 9pm-2am, no cover, The Dorian, 2001 Chestnut St (at Fillmore), 415-814-2671, RSVP here

Saturday
Yoga, Meet Coffee Breaks. Coffee Breaks, Yoga.
EVERYTHING ZEN

Yoga, Meet Coffee Breaks. Coffee Breaks, Yoga.

Have you ever been doing yoga and thought to yourself, "This is great, but I wish that I were also incorporating aerial pilates aspects. And maybe walking a couple blocks to get coffee afterwards as part of the class."? Weirdly specific, but we have just the place.

Now open, Expand Yoga, 482 Potrero Ave (at Mariposa), 510-584-1300

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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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