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Monday, January 22

2018 San Francisco Restaurant Week | January 22-31
2018 San Francisco Restaurant Week | January 22-31

SF Restaurant Week is a 10-day celebration of our world-class dining community when frugal foodies get to eat their way through nearly 130 restaurants around San Francisco. Participating restaurants will offer special prix-fixe menus to showcase their passion for sharing great food with diners. 2018 ...

Win Tix: “Anchor Brewing’s “Hoppy Monday” Beer Tasting | SF
Monday, January 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Anchor Public Taps
On January 22nd, Anchor Pilot Brewer Dane Volek will host an educational and entertaining seminar and tasting, focused on all things hops. And, naturally, there will be some drinking involved, as Dane leads the group through a delicious, beer-fueled journey featuring Anchor’s hop-forward beers, both ...

Tuesday, January 23

North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF
Tuesday, January 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis
| Tope Lounge
North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF
The line up for this month: Lyall Behrens (SF Punchline) Sureni Weerasekera( SF Sketchfest) Red Scott(SF Sketchfest) Sean Mckenize(Vice) Free pizza from their friends at Capos (while supplies last, first come first serve) This months raffle prizes come from the good folks at Heineken. They are running a keep the glass ...

Wednesday, January 24

“Vibrant India: Fresh Vegetarian Recipes” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Wednesday, January 24 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Lifelong vegetarian and chef Chitra Agrawal takes you on an epicurean journey to her mother’s hometown of Bangalore and back to Brooklyn, where she adapts her family’s South Indian recipes for home cooks. This particular style of Indian home cooking, often called the “yoga diet,” ...
Bikes to Books 2018 Beer Social | Benders
Wednesday, January 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but bring money for food and drinks
| Bender's Bar & Grill
Bikes to Books 2018 Beer Social | Benders
Join Nicole Gluckstern and Burrito Justice, the creators of literary bicycle tour Bikes to Books, for their first 2018 beer social where they’ll be talking up their collaborative mapping project and tour and generally geeking out with fellow amateur historians, mappers, bicycle enthusiasts, and literati, ...

Thursday, January 25

Speak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF
Thursday, January 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alite Outpost
Speak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF

Get hungry folks. The good folks at the Alite Outpost will be serving up hot grilled cheeses and cold brews every last Thursday of the month. Swing by for a bite to eat and enjoy in-store discounts as well as some helpful advice from the ...

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, January 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. Is it taking place this month? Always check the Facebook ...

Product Hunt 4th Annual Community Meetup: Open Bar & Free Flowing Coffee | SF
Thursday, January 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| 540 Howard St.
Product Hunt 4th Annual Community Meetup: Open Bar & Free Flowing Coffee | SF
Last year, the Product Hunt community hosted over 150 meetups around the world, from India to Montreal. Today, they’re inviting you to their 4th annual Product Hunt community meetup in San Francisco. Here’s what to look forward to: Open bar (two drink max — be responsible) GIF-powered photo ...
“Hippie Food” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Thursday, January 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
“Hippie Food” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Food writer Jonathan Kauffman journeys back more than half a century—to the 1960s and 1970s—to tell the story of how a coterie of unusual men and women embraced an alternative lifestyle that would ultimately change how modern Americans eat. Impeccably researched, Hippie Food chronicles how ...

Friday, January 26

7 Mile House 160 Year Anniversary, Book Launch & Free Pork Adobo | Brisbane
Friday, January 26 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | 7 Mile House
7 Mile House 160 Year Anniversary, Book Launch & Free Pork Adobo | Brisbane
Join the historic 7 Mile House for their 160 year anniversary. Taking place on Friday, January 26, 2018, come early and pick up a to-go bowl of their famous pork adobo and rice for free. (Beginning at 11:30am, while supplies last). Later in the day meet ...
JCCSF Pop-Ups: Shabbat Delight-catessen | SF
Friday, January 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Contemporary Jewish Museum
JCCSF Pop-Ups: Shabbat Delight-catessen | SF
Every week, Shabbat offers an opportunity to shift into a different rhythm – to slow down, unplug and connect with family and friends. It also encourages people to take an intentional break and be more present. They invite everyone to take a pause from your work ...
2018 Australia Day Block Party: Free Fairy Bread, Games & Aussie Top 100 | SF
Friday, January 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but a Facebook RSVP is required.
| Score Bar
2018 Australia Day Block Party: Free Fairy Bread, Games & Aussie Top 100 | SF
Aussie Aussie Aussie, Oi Oi Oi! Ring in Australia Day while enjoying Aussie-themed drinking games, Tim Tam Slams, the ‘Neighbours’ Team Drinking Challenge, and Australian beers all while listening to Triple J’s Hottest 100 streaming live. They’ll be picking up groups of Australians that are currently traveling in ...
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Get your Oakland groove on at Friday Nights @ OMCA with Off the Grid food trucks, music, and more! Join OMCA every Friday for a family-friendly take on a festive night market, with the best in Bay Area curbside cuisine from gourmet food trucks, local ...
San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, January 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist
San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.

Join the SF Beard and Mustache Club for a monthly gathering at Zeitgeist at 7 pm every last Friday of the month. If you have a beard or mustache, if you like beards and mustaches, or if you want a beard or mustache, then by all means ...

Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, January 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF

Don’t spend yer Friday sittin’ at home, chewin’ tobacco all on yer lonesome. C’mon down to the ole book place; bring yer dancin’ legs. Alley Cat Bookstore and Gallery will be hosting the Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance from 7-9 pm every 4th Friday night. All dances are ...

“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy Free Beer & Popcorn | Oakland
“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy Free Beer & Popcorn | Oakland

Comedy Soup is Oakland’s DIY comedy show that features a lineup of some of the Bay Area’s best comedians, a new musical act every month, and a hearty helping of free popcorn and beer will be served for every audience member. Free with an RSVP to soupcomedyrsvp@gmail.com, Suggested ...

Saturday, January 27

Community Open House: Hunters Point Shipyard Master Plan Update | SF
Saturday, January 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Bayview Opera House
Community Open House: Hunters Point Shipyard Master Plan Update | SF
Want to know the latest on what’s planned for the SF Shipyard? The Updated Master Plan celebrates the SF Shipyard’s history and waterfront. Come see the latest plans at this free event and learn about the updated proposal for development, parks, and transportation. Members of the ...
TreasureFest: Pre-Valentine’s Day Market | SF
Saturday, January 27 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
TreasureFest: Pre-Valentine's Day Market | SF
Join us for a special Valentines Day themed Flea. Shop for your special someone or make something at one of DIY stations. Live music, love potion cocktails and much more. RSVP on Facebook (Click “Going”) to enter to win a $100 spree. Winner announced Friday.
2018 Downtown Benicia Restaurant Week | Final Day
Saturday, January 27 – All Day | Cost: 15% off*
*Get up to 15% discount at participating eateries; conditions may apply.
| First Street (Benicia)
2018 Downtown Benicia Restaurant Week | Final Day
Downtown Benicia celebrates California Restaurant Month with Restaurant Week in January. A dining passport offers a 15% discount at participating eateries (conditions may apply).
Speakeasy Grand Opening: Beer, BBQ & Live Music | SF
Saturday, January 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Speakeasy Brewery
Speakeasy Grand Opening: Beer, BBQ & Live Music | SF
Come celebrate the Grand Opening of Speakeasy’s Tap Room. There will be beer release, BBQ, live music and more. Speakeasy Grand Opening Saturday, January 27, 2018 | 1 pm to 5 pm Speakeasy Ales & Lagers, 1195 Evans Ave, San Francisco FREE Look forward for live music from The Dirty Downtown Jazz ...
“Food on Tap: Cooking with Craft Beer” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Saturday, January 27 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
“Food on Tap: Cooking with Craft Beer” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
In the age of craft beer, the varieties seem endless. From floral IPAs to rich porters and stouts, and tart lambic ales to gluten-free options, there is a beer for every taste. Food on Tap is an accessible guide to using these delicious brews to ...

Sunday, January 28

2018 SanJoseEats Restaurant Week | Final Day
2018 SanJoseEats Restaurant Week | Final Day

The largest city in Northern California goes big for its 14-day #SanJoseEats. Access to the ocean, fertile farmland, and some of the sharpest minds in the country make the urban heart of Silicon Valley a culinary adventurer’s dream. For two weeks, try a variety of ...

TreasureFest: Pre-Valentine’s Day Market | SF
Sunday, January 28 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
TreasureFest: Pre-Valentine's Day Market | SF
Join us for a special Valentines Day themed Flea. Shop for your special someone or make something at one of DIY stations. Live music, love potion cocktails and much more. RSVP on Facebook (Click “Going”) to enter to win a $100 spree. Winner announced Friday.
2018 Concord Comfort Food Restaurant Week | Final Day
Sunday, January 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Concord
2018 Concord Comfort Food Restaurant Week | Final Day

“The First Annual Concord Comfort Food Restaurant Week is an incredible opportunity to take advantage of some of most authentic culinary experiences in the destination, some not available any other time of the year,” Schroth noted. No tickets necessary – just ask for the Concord ...

Napa Valley Restaurant Week | Final Day
Napa Valley Restaurant Week | Final Day

Napa Valley Restaurant Week allows locals and visitors to dine and delight throughout the valley and experience our legendary food and wine culture January 21-28, 2018. Through multi-course prix-fixe menus for lunch ($20) and dinner ($36 or $46), guests can try out the latest culinary hot-spots ...

Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Sunday, January 28 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Seasonal Market Tasting: Greens Sunday, January 28, 2018 – 11:00 am to 2:00 pm Join us at CUESA’s Jack London Square Farmers Market in Oakland for a market tasting featuring the seasonal bounty of the Jack London Square Farmers Market. Stop by for a taste and a ...
Berkeley Restaurant Week 2018 | Final Day
Berkeley Restaurant Week 2018 | Final Day

Discover prix fixe menus at 30 leading Berkeley restaurants during Berkeley Restaurant Week happening from January 18-28, 2018. Participating restaurants are offering lunch and/or dinner menus at special values of $20 per person for lunch, and $25 or $35 per person for dinner (tax and gratuity are ...

Free Community BBQ | SF
Sunday, January 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Laughing Monk Brewing
Free Community BBQ | SF
They love the community and want to show their appreciation with some free BBQ. Come to their taproom and help yourself to some hot dogs and sides. Stop by and let them show you what #BayviewSpirit is all about. First come, first served and until supplies last.
San Francisco Food Swap | Sports Basement
Sunday, January 28 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. 
| Sports Basement (Berkeley)
San Francisco Food Swap | Sports Basement
Come and join the San Francisco Food Swap happening on January 28, 2018. They welcome everyone from hobbyists to chefs with professional experience (who they encourage to use the food swap as a platform to branch out) and are excited to meet each and every ...

Monday, January 29

Family Cooking School | San Carlos
Monday, January 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Carlos Youth Center
Family Cooking School | San Carlos
Come learn to prepare food. Parents and children will learn to create three wonderful food items. Reservations required. Recommended ages 3-7.