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Jello Shots Jiggle Onto the Menu at Chino; All-You-Can-Eat Cheese Fight Club Comes to Town

Plus, Umami Burger's got a throwback and Straw's delivering free cotton candy.


HAYES VALLEY— Carnival-themed restaurant Straw is once again delivering their comfort food to the comfort of diners' homes. To celebrate, they'll even throw in a free cotton candy with any order through January 31. [EaterWire]

MISSIONChino is now serving up some of the most beautiful jello shots the world has ever seen. Try the Charlie Chaplin, a jiggly concoction of gin, sloe gin and apricot brandy with a fizzy lime crumble. [EaterWire]

MARINA— It's time for a throwback at Umami Burger. They're serving up their version of a classic Throwback Burger for $8. The new classic consists of two beef patties, aged white cheddar, Umami house ketchup, miso mustard, soy pickles, minced onions, "master sauce" and "umami powder" atop a Portuguese-style bun. It's available at all three Bay Area locations: SoMa, the Marina and Oakland. [EaterWire]

MISSION— Described as "fight club meets the Wrestlemania of cheese," the Cheesemonger Invitational is coming to Public Works this weekend. Cheesemongers from around the country will compete for the crown of Champion Cheesemonger, cash and prizes. Anyone interested in an all-you-can-eat cheese extravaganza with a cash bar can buy tickets to the event here. Sunday, January 11 at 5 pm. [EaterWire]