The Weekender

Thurs-Sat June 10-12 • Dine Out for the Gulf Coast • Lunch/Dinner

From June 10-12, 2010, participating restaurants throughout the United States will set aside a portion of profits to help those directly affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and to support the long-term restoration of the treasured coast.

ocean blackened by BP

Thursday June 10 • Sustainable Seafood • 6-10PM

At the California Academy of Sciences, chefs including Loretta Keller, Charles Phan and John Ledbetter are teaming up for a night celebrating sustainable seafood. Given that the ocean is having a pretty rough go of it lately, this event seems particularly well-timed. Watch seafood cooking demos, listen to live music and have some delicious snacks, all while trying not to catch the eye of anything in the tanks.

Friday June 11 • Top Chef Tour • Lunch

The Tour is back again this year, bigger and better than ever, and will be at Justin Herman Plaza. This year’s tour features a restaurant-style format with table seating, so you can interact with your favorite cheftestants in style.

Saturday June 11 • USA vs. England • 11:30AM

In celebration of the opening round of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, AT&T Park and Visa are hosting a free public viewing event at AT&T Park. The Visa FIFA World Cup™ Viewing Event will take place at AT&T Park on Saturday, June 12. The gates will open at 10:00 a.m. with kickoff of the USA vs. England match at 11:30 a.m. Admission is free and food and beverage will be available for purchase.

***Satish will be there early to hold a few spots. Let us know if you would like to join us!

Saturday June 11 • Golden Glass • 1-5 PM

Slow Food San Francisco’s annual Golden Glass is a lively gastronomic and educational event featuring the year’s most talked-about international wines complemented by culinary delights from the Bay Area’s top restaurants and artisan producers. Proceeds of the event benefit Slow Food San Francisco’s Slow Food in School Programs, including school gardens, and real school lunch. We also support the Slow Food USA’s Ark of Taste program.

Saturday June 11 • Wine Pioneers Series + 3-Course Dinner • 1-5 PM

Join Dry Creek Kitchen on Saturday afternoons for the Sonoma County Wine Pioneers Series. These seminars will be educational, fun and approachable to the novice wine lover but also engaging to the more advanced wine taster. Most importantly, they will not only give the guest an opportunity to speak to legendary Sonoma County winemakers but also discover up and coming stars. The seminar package includes admission to the tasting plus a 3-course prix fixe dinner at Dry Creek Kitchen.  Seating is limited to ensure an intimate experience Reservations: 707.431.0330

Sunday June 13 • Grand Opening of North Beach Farmer’s Market • 9:00-1PM

June 13th marks the grand opening of the North Beach’s Farmers’ Market. The market will occur every Sunday through October 9:30 am – 1:30 pm.  Mason Street (between Columbus Ave. & Lombard St.)

$5 Spring Salad Mix- Happy Boy Farms

Slow Food SF's 2010 Golden Glass Wine Event

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