Put your feet up.
Chefs’ Night Off at Radius
What: Husband-and-wife team Sarah and Evan Rich (formerly of Michael Mina and Coi, respectively), along with Coi pastry sous chef Maxime Pouvreau, put on a monthly pop-up dinner ($60; wine pairings extra) that will make you wish they were full-time.
Why: A menu that’s simple on paper, outstanding on the palate (chilled corn soup, black cod, chicken pappardelle, goat cheese semifreddo).
When: Mon. Seatings, 6-8:45 p.m.
Where: 1123 Folsom St., at Langton St. (415-525-3676). Email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations (include party size and dietary restrictions).
Cheese and Wine Dinner
What: Americano hosts this combo cheese-making course and wine discussion with Medlock Ames, followed by a four-course, family-style meal on the patio. Cost is $90.
Why: Freshly pulled mozzarella tastes even better when paired with produce from Ames’s sustainable garden.
When: Tonight, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Hotel Vitale, Cielo Terrace and Americano, 8 Mission St., at The Embarcadero. Reserve at 415-278-3777 or online at opentable.com (must note reservation for Medlock Ames dinner).
Casablanca with the San Francisco Symphony
What: Take your plus one for the ultimate date night, as the symphony performs a live score of the fabled romance.
Why: Bogart and Bergman deserve an opus.
When: Fri., 8 p.m.
Where: Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., at Grove St. Tickets ($30-$70) at 415-864-6000.
Tomato Masters Class
What: Get your green thumb (or lack thereof) down to Santa Cruz for a crash course in successful backyard tomato growing, with lessons on fertilizing, pruning, and soil health.
Why: Imagine all the Caprese salads to be had.
When: Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Love Apple Farms, 2317 Vine Hill Rd., Santa Cruz (831-588-3801). Tickets ($45) online at eventbrite.com.
SF Wine Crawl
What: Sample from ten-plus urban wineries (including Fat Grape, Morningwood, and Treasure Island Wines) at this annual crawl. Take the VIP shuttle for the ultimate winery-hopping experience.
Why: Sometimes Sonoma is just too far.
When: Sun., 1-5 p.m.
Where: Multiple locations. Tickets ($40-$60) at The Winery SF, 200 California Ave., bldg. 180 N., at Ave. C, Treasure Island; online at eventbrite.com.
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Photo: Adi Nevo / Courtesy of Chefs’ Night Off