The Weekend Guide

lucky strike san francisco!

We’re gonna sco-o-ore tonight.

Lucky Strike Opens
The national phenom graces SF with twelve lanes, ample snacking (tacos, sushi, sliders, fondue), a full 40-foot bar, and a handful of private party rooms.
Why: Bowl with Black Beard (partial owner Brian Wilson has his own lane).
When: Opens tomorrow. Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-2 a.m.; Sun.-Wed., 11 a.m.-midnight; Thurs., 11 a.m.-1 a.m.
Where: 200 King St., at 4th St. (415-400-8260).

Pacific Brewing Laboratory & The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen Happy Hour
Two SoMa favorites join forces for a pop-up postwork party for the ages.
Why: See how Nautilus and Squid Ink pair with the Jalapeno Popper and Piglet.
When: Tonight, 6:30-9 p.m.
Where: 1 S. Park Ave., at 2nd St. (415-243-0107).

Morrone Mondays at Hog & Rocks
Uber chef George Morrone (Aqua, Fifth Floor) kicks off weekly four-course dinners at the Mission’s local bivalve and bacon haven for a culinary meeting of high-end and casual.
Why: Fried oyster with prosciutto crisp, mussels with chorizo, and pork tender with apple butter cure any case of the Mondays.
When: Thru Apr. 16. Mon., 5 p.m.-1 a.m.
Where: 3431 19th St., at San Carlos St. (415-550-8627). Reservations recommended.

North Beach’s Whiskey Cocktail Competition
Four mixologists from some of the hood’s best bars (Bottle Cap, 15 Romolo, Campanula, Txoko) compete to make the most original rye whiskey cocktail inspired by their stomping grounds; attendees cast their votes with the bottle caps they receive upon entry.
Why: Whiskey Wednesday happy hour specials until 7 p.m. and the live jazz that follows.
When: Wed., 6-8 p.m.
Where: Bottle Cap, 1707 Powell St., at Union St. (415-529-2237). Tickets online ($5) at localslikeus.com or at the door ($10); proceeds benefit North Beach Citizens.

Sixth Annual Artisan Cheese Festival
Three days of dairy, including the tasting of all tastings, a massive marketplace, foodie seminars, and demos by the best in the business.
Why: Take a breather at the Lagunitas Brewery tour and fermented foods seminar.
When: Mar. 23-25.
Where: Petaluma. See schedule for event locations and times.

Photo: Courtesy of Lucky Strike

Lucky Strike
200 King St
@ 4th St
San Francisco, CA 94107
1707 Powell St
@ Union St
San Francisco, CA 94133
3431 19th St
bt Mission &Valencia Sts.
San Francisco, CA 94110
1 S Park Ave
@ 2nd St
San Francisco, CA 94107