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Eat for Julia Child, Indulge for ODC Theater

Jardinière. [Photo: Flickr/shirley77]

COMING ATTRACTIONS — Julia Child Restaurant Week takes place August 7-15 all around the country, a tribute to what would have been her 100th birthday. Locally, Jardinière (300 Grove), RN74 (301 Mission) and La Scene at Warwick Hotel (490 Geary) are all participating. Jardinière presents a three-course prix fixe ($49) featuring coq au vin on August 13, RN74 offers a four-course lunch ($29) or dinner ($39) menu highlighted by lamb stew all week long, and La Scene serves a three-course lunch or dinner comprised of Child's recipes all week (price TBD), with a four-course finale on August 15. [EaterWire]

THE MISSION — "Indulge," a dessert-centric benefit for ODC Theater (3152 17th St.), takes place at ODC on August 14. Sample sugary treats from the likes of Anthony's Cookies, Dianda's Bakery, Delfina, Foreign Cinema, and Mission Pie while "pop-up dance performances" take place around you. Tickets are $40 (or $125 including a community dinner) and are available here. [EaterWire]

BOOZEWIRE — The Bay Area cocktail scene is currently limping its way back to California after the annual Tales of the Cocktail shebang in New Orleans. Read on for the finer points of downing Irish whiskey and sazeracs at 9 a.m. [Eater Nola]

SOUTH BAY — An investigative team has released the findings of a two-month look into a Fremont health food distributor that has sold product infested by vermin. The San Francisco Herb & Natural Food Company, which sold to restaurants and bakeries, is closed pending a Food and Drug Administration investigation, and more than a dozen products have been recalled. [NBC Bay Area]

Foreign Cinema

2534 Mission Street, , CA 94110 (415) 648-7600 Visit Website

Mission Pie

2901 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 (415) 282-1500 Visit Website


300 Grove Street, , CA 94102 (415) 861-5555 Visit Website


3621 18th Street, , CA 94110 (415) 552-4055 Visit Website


300 Grove St., San Francisco, CA