Things to do for February 21, 2018

Check Out Chow's Giant New Oakland Market and Restaurant

And Then Pair Some Savory Macarons to Wine With Your Date

By Joe Starkey

Wednesday
Twins and Coffee. Coffee and Twins.
WONDER TWINS

Twins and Coffee. Coffee and Twins.

If you prefer your coffee made by identical twin sisters who also make and sell their own gluten-free granola, then just... wow. But also, you're in luck, because the just-opened Native Twins Coffee involves exactly that.

Savory Macarons, Wine and One Very Happy Date
QUITE THE PAIR

Savory Macarons, Wine and One Very Happy Date

What you have here is very date-friendly wine and savory macaron pairing. Yes, savory macarons. As in saffron and caramelized pistachio ones. Yes, wine. As in Kabinett Riesling and four others. You probably already wrapped your head around the wine part.

Feb 21, 7-9pm, $39, location revealed upon ticket purchase, tickets here

Thursday
Chow Went Ahead and Opened a Giant Market and Restaurant in Oakland
CHOW, BELLA

Chow Went Ahead and Opened a Giant Market and Restaurant in Oakland

For all your brunching-in-Oakland needs, Chow has opened their giant new Oakland location that includes a restaurant, full organic market, bakery and outdoor seating. Yes, there will still be Bloody Marys.

Now open, Chow Oakland, 3770 Piedmont Ave (between Macarthur and Yosemite), 510-260-2469

Saturday
Quick, to the Mediterranean Brunch Spot
LOKMA, NO HANDS

Quick, to the Mediterranean Brunch Spot

Let's just keep this brunch train rolling with the Richmond's newest spot for just such a thing. It's called Lokma and it'll be offering your usuals like avocado toasts alongside your not-so-usuals like Turkish egg scrambles. Unless Turkish egg scrambles are your usuals.

Sunday
Welcome Stranger's Got a Sale Happening, and You're Invited
STRANGER THINGS

Welcome Stranger's Got a Sale Happening, and You're Invited

Celebrate Welcome Stranger's return to their renovated store by taking advantage of their sale and, more importantly, to insert more Saturdays hoodies and/or Life After Denim button-downs into your life. No offense to triumphant returns or 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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