The Domestic Goddess herself, Nigella Lawson, will be out and about throughout the Bay Area this weekend promoting her new book, “Nigellissima: Easy Italian-Inspired Recipes.” Catch her on Friday at the Book Passage at the Ferry Building at 6 PM, at the Left Bank in Larkspur on Saturday at 12:30 PM or at Williams-Sonoma in Union Square on Saturday at 5 PM (get full event details here).
SF Beer Week rages on this weekend with a slew of events. Highlights for Saturday and Sunday include the Tap Takeover at SoMa StrEAT Park, the Celebrator Beer News Anniversary Party in Oakland, and All-IPA Day at Harry’s Hofbrau in Redwood City featuring the coveted Pliny the Younger on tap. Get the full schedule of events online or check out our recommended picks for foodies and drinkers.
Catch La Cocina rising street food vendor and popular OTG participant Azalina Eusope (of Azalina's) at Wise Sons Delicatessen this Sunday and the following three Sundays (until March 10) where she will be dishing up her classic Malaysian street food. This Sunday’s dinner will be a tribute to Matt Skov, La Cocina’s culinary director who recently lost his battle with cancer. The menu will include funky lemongrass soup with hand-pulled noodles, Malaysian roasted chicken, winter vegetable salad with tamarind dressing, purple sticky rice with shrimp filling and sweet yam with coconut kaya (the latter of which was recently featured in Saveur magazine). Seating is first-come, first-serve and the menu items will be offered a la carte (Sundays, 6- 10 PM).