NOE VALLEY — Omnivore Books is not messing around with its cookbook signing schedule this season. There’s Ruth Reichl on October 6, Jacques Pepin on October 11, Yotam Ottolenghi on October 29, Dominique Crenn on November 7 and Nigella Lawson on November 17, just to name a few. Check out the full schedule with times here.
FINANCIAL DISTRICT — The Barrel Room is hosting two upcoming wine dinners: Number one’s on Friday, October 2 with Marion Bosser sparkling wine and number two falls on Monday, October 5 with winemaker Louis-Antoine Luyt pouring the pairings. Both are from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and accompany prix fixe meals; call for reservations and all the details.
MISSION — There’s a whole lineup of Golden State of Cocktails events from October 4-6 for industry insiders that you can check here, but the closing party is open to the public. That goes down Tuesday, October 6 at Public Works from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.; RSVP here.
SAN LEANDRO — For the 18th year running, San Leandro’s hosting a Sausage and Suds Festival on Sunday, October 4 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with, obviously, tons of sausage, over 40 beers, live music and a kids zone. Prepare for crowds, though — they’re expecting over 6,000 people.