4505 Meats Easter Rabbit CSA Box
What: Grown-up Easter baskets ($75) that feed four to six with a butchered and marinated Jones Farm rabbit, sausage, homemade Peeps, pickled eggs, and other springtime treats.
Why: Olive-stuffed rabbit loin trumps a Cadbury Creme Egg any day.
When: Pickups on Fri., noon-2 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Fri., Local: Mission Eatery, 3111 24th St., at Folsom St. (415-655-3422); Sat., 4505 Meats farmers market booth, 1 Ferry Bldg., at The Embarcadero.
Lazy Bear Underground Dinner
What: Meyer lemon and pistachio fluke, buttermilk ranch smelt, artichokes, sweet pea yogurt, and heavy-pour pairings from Hearsay Supper Club at a top-secret locale in the Mission.
Why: Everything tastes better in an undisclosed location.
When: Fri., 7:30 p.m.; Sat., 7 p.m.
Where: To be revealed after reservation and payment are made; email firstname.lastname@example.org ($100 per person).
Greater Purpose Wines
What: A San Francisco winery that donates 55 percent of profits to benefit orphaned and abandoned children around the world.
Why: The top two sellers scored 87 points with Wine Enthusiast and retail for a very affordable $14.
When: You need a glass.
Where: Online at greaterpurpose.com.
Local Kitchen & Wine Merchant’s New Drink Menu
What: The restaurant now has a liquor license and “cocktail program” (with neighborhood-influenced drinks like the Potrero Hill) and late-night eats.
Why: Pizza and wine is such an obvious combination.
When: Mon.-Fri. & Sun., lunch and dinner; Sat., dinner only.
Where: 330 1st St., at Folsom St. (415-777-4200).
Pebble Beach Food & Wine
What: Quick, before it sells out, get tix to next weekend’s culinary extravaganza, packed with dinners, tastings, and more with the world’s best chefs and sommeliers, in one of NorCal’s more spectacular settings.
Why: Your crush on Tom Colicchio has reached epic proportions. Check out the Top Chef judge in the flesh during a live cooking demo.
When: Tickets on sale now. Event, Apr. 28-May 1.
Where: Online at pebblebeachfoodandwine.com.
San Francisco International Film Festival Opening Party
What: A screening of the Mike Mills-directed flick Beginners, starring Christopher Plummer and Ewan McGregor, a postshow Q&A with McGregor himself, and an after party at Terra Gallery.
Why: Those dimples.
When: Tonight, 7 p.m.
Where: The Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., b/t 17th & 18th Sts. (415-621-6120). Tickets ($90-$150) online at agileticketing.net.
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