NOPA - On Monday, Bar Crudo is kicking off its beer dinner series with Sonoma-based Moonlight Brewery. Here's more. [Tablehopper]
FIRST WORD - A tipster writes in: "Arabian Nights has signage up on Mission Street between 19th and 20th, specifically between Farah's Smoke Shop and Charanga. Tagline promises 'Mediterranean Dining.'" According to GrubStreet, they'll also be offering beer, wine and hookah smoking. [EaterWire, GrubStreet]
CASTING CALL - This coming Monday November 15th there's a one-day audition shoot here in SF for chefs who are fans of Anthony Bourdain's No Reservations. Applicants will be considered for a new interview-style web series featuring real people talking about their favorite shows. If that sounds interesting, send a photo and a short description of why you should be cast to firstname.lastname@example.org.
EXCELSIOR - Thrillist has sniffed out the first-ever American whiskey on tap in San Francisco. It's called Four Roses and you can find it at the Broken Record. [Thrillist]
STREET FOOD- SFoodie has the run down on JapaCurry, a new food truck specializing in Japanese Curry. It debuts November 18th at Fort Mason. [SFoodie]
Bar Crudo. [Photo: Travel + Leisure]