We’re gonna sco-o-ore tonight.
Lucky Strike Opens
What: 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
What: 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
What: 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
What: 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
What: 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