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Celebrate 70 Years of Tiki at Tonga Room; Wish Foreign Cinema a Sweet 16

Plus, Oakland’s Matatu Festival starts tomorrow and Bar Agricole’s hosting a Portuguese wine dinner.

Tonga Room
Tonga Room
Patricia Chang

NOB HILL — Crazy tiki bar Tonga Room, where it’s always raining, is celebrating its 70th anniversary this week. Things are bound to get nutty at its birthday party this Wednesday, September 23; get your ticket here.

MISSION — Another, albeit younger, anniversary celebration is going down at 16-year-old Foreign Cinema this Thursday, September 24 with a chablis dinner. Call for reservations.

OAKLAND — Oakland’s Matatu Festival kicks off tomorrow evening with a dinner from chef Sarah Kirnon (Miss Ollie’s) complete with a reading from musician/poet/actor Saul Williams, jazz records played by Bryant Terry and artist talks with Mahader Tesfai and Donte Clark. Head here for the menu and tickets.

SOMA — Attend a Portuguese wine dinner at Bar Agricole Tuesday, September 22, complete with lessons on the wines from Eugenio Jardim, Portugal’s wine ambassador. Buy tickets here.

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