MISSION — Now that Iza Ramen has a permanent location, it’s focusing its pop-up time at Blowfish Sushi on a new concept called Ramen JuBay. Starting this Saturday, January 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., the pop-up will continue every Saturday and Sunday for at least the next six months with only tonkotsu-style ramen, which is a departure from Iza’s broth blended with tonkotsu, chicken and bonito. You can see the full menu below. [EaterWire]
MISSION — Chef Nico Peña (Quince, Cotogna) is putting together a five-course communal dining pop-up menu that he said "focuses on the amazing relationships I have built with local farmers, ranchers and a butcher." Head here to check out the full menu of grilled pork neck, Buffalo mozzarella ice cream and more, as well as buy tickets to the Saturday, January 16 dinner at Naked Kitchen. [EaterWire]
FINANCIAL DISTRICT — The second in a series of dinners from Haejin Chun, Big Bad Wolf is focusing its Saturday, January 23 dinner on "Dark and Stormy" comfort food with a kick, which means courses like spicy clam chowder with jalapeño cornbread. Head here to buy tickets to the dinner at Foundation Cafe. [EaterWire]
OAKLAND — On Sunday, January 17 and 24 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Alamar is offering a $30 four-course brunch in collaboration with Pinx Catering with dishes like red velvet pancakes, sweet potato pie waffles and crab and shrimp frittata. Reserve your spot here.