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Zin city.

DRINK
ZAP Zinfandel Experience

What: Savor zins from around the state and country during a tasting weekend, complete with pairing dinners, flights, and more.
Why: Choose your own adventure from three tracks at the grand tasting: sensory, reserve and barrel, or terroir.
When: Jan. 23-25.
Where: Various locations. See the schedule and use promo code 14Candy to save $10 on tickets to Epicuria and $5 on individual Tasting Track sessions at zinfandel.org.

LAUGH
SF Sketchfest
What:
Giggle away postholiday blues at a tribute to Key & Peele, an inside look at Enlightened, a live taping of NPR’s Ask Me Another, and much more.
Why: Established stand-ups (Jenny Slate, Laurie Kilmartin) and up-and-comers (Janine Brito, Phoebe Robinson) make you laugh ’til it hurts.
When: Jan. 23-Feb. 9.
Where: Various locations. See the schedule at sfsketchfest.com.

WATCH
SF Independent Film Festival
What:
The Roxie, Brava, and New Parkway Theatres host the most interesting and cutting-edge films of 2014.
Why: Check out The Congress, about an aging actress taking one last job, and Rezeta, the story of a jet-setting model who might finally want to settle down.
When: Feb. 6-20.
Where: Various locations.

LOOK
Modern Nature: Georgia O’Keeffe and Lake George
What:
Known for her desert landscapes, O’Keeffe was just as inspired by her stays in verdant Lake George, New York, the subject of this landmark show.
Why: The 55 works range from panoramic views to up-close studies of vegetables and leaves.
When: Feb. 15-May 11.
Where: De Young Museum, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr., at Concourse Dr., Golden Gate Park (415-750-3600). Tickets ($25-$29) at famsf.org.

FLUTTER
Butterflies & Blooms
What:
Examine twenty species as they flit from flower to flower in an intimate cottage garden.
Why: Watch the cocooned caterpillars in the Butterfly Bungalow transform into winged beauties.
When: Thru Mar. 16.
Where: Conservatory of Flowers, 100 John F. Kennedy Dr., Golden Gate Park (415-831-2090). Tickets ($8, $5 with proof of SF residency) at the door.

EAT
Kin Khao
What:
From blogger to restaurateur: Pim Techamuanvivit’s new restaurant showcases the flavors of her native Thailand.
Why: With cocktails from the Bon Vivants (Trick Dog) and late hours, it’s a Union Square slam dunk.
When: Slated to open early Feb.
Where: 55 Cyril Magnin St., at Market St. (415-362-7456).

Photo: Wayde Carroll / Courtesy of ZAP

LOCATIONS
55 Cyril Magnin St
@ Market St
San Francisco, CA 94102
415-362-7456
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr
@ Concourse Dr
San Francisco, CA 94118
415-750-3600
100 John F Kennedy Dr
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA 94118
415-831-2090
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