Food & Drink

The Weekend Guide

March. Rocks.

Pictures of Me
What: Rare, intimate shots of the late, great Elliott Smith captured by friend and photographer Autumn de Wilde.
Why: XOXO.
When: Thurs., 7-11 p.m.; Fri.-Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Queen’s Nails Annex, 3191 Mission St., b/t Fair & Power Aves. (415-648-4564).

Up-and-coming Noise Pop bands jam with the indie music website between gigs for your listening pleasure.
Why: Groupie effort.
When: Thru Sun. (Or when you can’t see every show.)
Where: Online at daytrotter.com.

Bar 888
Sip inventive grappa-based potions like Italian Déjà Vu (house-made organic limoncello, Nardini Mandorla, orgeat syrup, orange flower water, and prosecco) at the new InterContinental’s swank lobby bar.
Why: Grappa is the new gin.
When: Opens Thurs. Sun.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-midnight; Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-1 a.m.
Where: 888 Howard St., at 5th St. (415-616-6565).

Leap Year Cocktail
What: Here’s to the one day every four years when, according to tradition, women can propose to men and not be turned down: 2 oz. gin, ½ oz. sweet vermouth, ½ oz. Grand Marnier, and fresh lemon juice.
Why: Liquid courage, ladies.
When: Fri., 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: Town Hall, 342 Howard St., b/t Fremont & Beale Sts. (415-908-3900).

Green Zebra Trunk Show
Preview spring collections by Del Forte Denim and Wildlife Works courtesy of the little green savings book.
Why: It’s good for your eco.
Fri., 7-10 p.m.
Where: 1849 Union St., b/t Laguna & Octavia Sts. (415-513-8444).