Food & Drink

The Weekend Guide

la cocina gift bazaar!

Sweet and spicy.

La Cocina Gift Bazaar
What: Shop a selection of culinary finds, from Drywell’s quirky butchery art to sweets by Kika’s Treats and Clairesquares.
Why: Don’t miss Tamale Alley for multiple takes on the traditional Latino holiday treat.
When: Fri., 1-7 p.m.
Where: Crocker Galleria, 50 Post St., b/t Kearny & Montgomery Sts.

The Wild Kitchen
What: Locally foraged food gets a culinary makeover at ForageSF’s underground dinners, with dishes like wild boar rillette and wild mushroom-stuffed turducken.
Why: Two Mile Wines pairs eats with its biodynamic sangiovese, syrah, and viognier, made in Oakland.
When: Tonight & Fri., 6:30 p.m.
Where: Secret location. Tickets ($150) at eventbrite.com.

Holiday Indie Mart
What: Check gifts off your list at the DIY fair hosting 45 local vendors, hands-on activities, and a Dirty Santa booth.
Why: Munch on food truck bites, sip beers, and don’t worry about driving home — catch one of the $3 shuttles from the brewery to spots around SF.
When: Sat., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Speakeasy Ales & Lagers, 1195 Evans Ave., at Keith St. (415-642-3371).

Scrap Art Party

What: See the new exhibit of works by dozens of Bay Area artists who’ve transformed landfill-bound trash into treasures.
Why: Drop by Saturday (1-3 p.m.) for free creative reuse activities.
When: Thru Jan. 9.
Where: Arc Studios & Gallery, 1246 Folsom St., b/t 8th & 9th Sts. (415-298-7969).


What: Peruse the merchants of Inner Richmond and take advantage of holiday shopping perks from wrapping to gifts with purchase.
Why: Grab hot cocoa from Cumaica Coffee, a scoop of chocolate brownie salted caramel ice cream from Toy Boat, or eggnog at Pretty Please Bakeshop — all for free.
When: Tonight, 5-9 p.m.
Where: Clement St., b/t 3rd & 8th Aves. R.S.V.P. at Facebook.

Photos: Courtesy of La Luna Cupcakes; Courtesy of Drywell Art; Courtesy of Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen; Courtesy of Alicia’s

Clement St
bt 3rd & 8th Aves
San Francisco, CA 94118
Crocker Galleria
50 Post St
bt Kearny & Montgomery Sts
San Francisco, CA 94104
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
1195 Evans Ave
@ Keith St
San Francisco, CA 94124
Arc Studios & Gallery
1246 Folsom St
bt 8th & 9th Sts
San Francisco, CA 94103