September 22, 2015

September 22, 2015
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Love sake? You’ll want to buy tickets now for the 10th Annual Sake Day, happening on Saturday October 3rd at the Armory, presented by True Sake. There will be more than 200 sakes to try from some of Japan’s best brewers, as well as American brands. Some of the offerings are not currently available in the United States, and Sake Day will also offer an opportunity to try them and order them (shipping is free too!). Plus, there are going to be lots of fun activities, like music, a dance party, a photo booth, and food trucks on hand to make sure you don’t go hungry.

It runs from 5pm-9pm, and tickets are $75 in advance or $85 at the door. tablehopper readers can take $10 their ticket with code TABLEHOPPER10. The Armory, 1800 Mission St at 14th St.

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Portuguese wines, ready for your tasting pleasure. Photo from Facebook.

You know that Portuguese wines are undiscovered, value-rich, and delicious, right? If not, check out tablehopper’s piece on Lisbon from earlier this year, and be sure to check out the Perfect Portuguese Pairings event in the The Presidio on Friday October 16th. Teams of restaurant and retail professionals will be competing to achieve the very best food and wine pairing, along with food trucks Little Green Cyclo, Ceviche & Co., Curveball Slider, and Pacific Puffs. You’ll get to check out the pairings and vote on your favorite, and taste more than 80 Portuguese wines.

Tickets to the event are $60 per person and include tastings of all the wines and bites from each of the food trucks. The event runs from 6:30pm-8:30pm at The San Francisco Film Center in the Presidio. 39 Keyes Ave. at Mesa.