Plenty of Pop-Ups: The Perennial, Zahav, Joji Sumi

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A dish from The Perennial at a recent pop-up. Photo via Sosh.

By Dana Eastland. On Sunday October 25th, catch a pescatarian pop-up at ~IZAKAYA RINTARO~ from the upcoming The Perennial. Chef Chris Kiyuna (Front Porch, Coi, Noma, and Mission Chinese Food) of the forthcoming restaurant will be at the stoves, creating progressive, fresh dishes from impeccable ingredients. The six-course dinner still has seatings available for 8pm and 8:30pm, and tickets are $68 per person (available in pairs for $136) including food, tax, and tip. Beverages will be available for purchase. 82 14th St. at Folsom, 415-231-6267.

Chef and author Michael Solomonov will be in town promoting his new book Zahav, and one of his stops is a special dinner at ~BAR TARTINE~ on Monday October 26th. The family-style feast from chefs Nick Balla and Cortney Burns is inspired by recipes in the book, and everything will be made in-house. Books will be available for purchase at the event, and Solomonov will be in attendance to sign them. The dinner costs $80 per person (available in pairs for $160), and tickets are available at various times beginning at 5:30pm. 561 Valencia St. at 17th St., 510-231-6267.

Joji Sumi, a sous chef at Nopalito, is having a pop-up at the Inner Sunset location on Thursday October 29th, called Through the Kitchen Window. The evening begins at 6:30pm with a selection of (non-Nopalito) snacks like duck liver toast with quince and pickles, followed by a five-course meal that includes seasonal dishes like steamed fish with burnt vegetables, miso, and crispy rice. Tickets are $54 per person for dinner; drink pairings are available for an additional $28. 1224 9th Ave. at Lincoln, 415-233-9966.