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SF's Speed Rack Champ; Hirsch Vineyards Founder Injured

THE MISSION—Congrats to Trick Dog bartender Caitlin Laman, who took home the title of Miss Speed Rack 2014 at the national competition on Sunday. Laman was awarded the prize for her alacrity and accuracy in cocktail-making—obviously, a skill that comes in handy at her constantly crowded home bar. [EaterWire]

WINE COUNTRYHirsch Vineyards founder David Hirsch was badly injured in a tractor accident on Saturday, which caused a skeletal injury and required surgery. Happily, his family says his prognosis is good and he's on his way to recovery. [Inside Scoop]

WINE COUNTRYThe Restaurant at Meadowood is hosting a special Winemaker's Dinner on May 28, showcasing innovative wines from Massican, Enfield, and Ferdinand. The wines will accompany an eight-course dinner, with mignardises and cocktails after the meal, in the style of the restaurant's 12 Days of Christmas dinners. Tickets are $400. [EaterWire]

SOMA25 Lusk is aiming to give SOMA an affordable sit-down lunch option with their new rotating $15 chef's daily special. The weekly lineup: braised short ribs (Monday), smoked duck tartine (Tuesday), grilled prawns and soba noodles (Wednesday), fried chicken (Thursday), and a Dungeness crab roll (Friday). [EaterWire]

Twenty Five Lusk

25 Lusk St, San Francisco, CA 94107 415-495-5875 Visit Website

The Restaurant at Meadowood

900 Meadowood Lane, , CA 94574 (707) 967-1205 Visit Website

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