Thursday Six: World Gin Day is coming; Dad wants a pig roast

World Gin Day is on Saturday – where to sip in SF
With Negroni Week coming to its close, it’s time to graduate to the final stage in alcohol adulation. Saturday brings us the international celebration of gin, that botanical booze we love so much. Visit Stookey’s Club Moderne (895 Bush) to experience their own house-made Barrel Aged Negroni, as well as a flight of G&T’s with Boodles, three different types being served from now through June 11th. And if gin really gets you going, don’t forget to stop by Whitechapel (600 Polk), SF’s resident gin haven.

[jump] Provender Cafe one year anniversary – free coffee and food
The Potrero Hill coffee shop, Provender (1415 18th St.), that took San Francisco by storm last year is celebrating their one year anniversary on Sunday with free coffee and food, which makes us the winners here.

Presidio Social Club Launches 10th Annual Sunday Pig Roast on Father's Day, June 19
Here’s your ten day reminder: Father’s day is next Sunday, June 19. Now that we’ve made that clear, the next order of business is making sure pops gets exactly what he wants as a gift, which is not neckties just for the record. It’s a pig roast! It’s probably a pig roast. Presidio Social Club (563 Ruger) will meet all your meat-on-a-spit needs, for which dad will be thanking you.

Oola Restaurant and Bar has a father's day menu June 19
If whole, dead pigs aren’t your dad’s bag, head to Oola Restaurant and Bar (860 Folsom), which has launched a Father’s Day-specific menu with BBQ, whiskey pairings, and beer specials, just like the commercials during football games said he would want. We will let you know about more Father’s Day restaurant opportunities as we get closer to the big day.

LUCKYRICE San Francisco Feast June 24th
The popular LUCKYRICE Feast is returning to San Francisco with a new lineup of chefs and menu items, showcasing the Asian food talent we all know this city has to offer. Find the Feast at the Bently Reserve (301 Battery) on June 24th.

Summer Fancy Food Show in New York June 26th
The ultimate event in determining which food trends will be appearing on rich peoples’ plates is later this month in New York, with its wintry predecessor truffling the streets of San Francisco only a few months back. We attended that one, and can never eat a macaron ever again. Kidding, we definitely can.

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