THE MISSION - Sake and izakaya lovers pay attention: this Thursday Nombe chef Nick Balla will match four courses to five very special sake selections for $50. Offerings include braised chicken with tofu paired with Take no Tsuyu junmai and local albacore sashimi with Hakuro Suishu junmai ginjo. Call or email the restaurant to make a res. Kanpai to you. [EaterWire]
THE MISSION EXTRA - The old mural at Phiz Coffee in the Mission is surreal and dot-com-esque. Discuss. [Mission Loc@l]
THE SHUTTER - SFoodie has this shot of the decades-old Bob's Broiler on Polk at Sacramento, all papered up and ready to go beddy bye. A tipster wrote in with news that they've been looking this way for about a month now. If you happen to know who's moving in, drop us a line.
UNION SQUARE - If Ottimista's prosecco night isn't enough for you, Lady T-Hop has this news that Veuve Clicquot is doing something called Full Moon Thursdays on a monthly basis starting this week. The party takes place on Belden Place complete with Veuve discounts, food pairings and entertainment. [Tablehopper]
LOWER FILLMORE - Here's something new and different. This Saturday, Yoshi’s, Rasselas, Sheba Piano Lounge, 1300 On Fillmore, Gussies’s Chicken and Waffles and Bruno’s Pizzeria Cucina will create a bespoke salsa club on Fillmore with live music and free dance lessons. More info here. [EaterWire]
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