Somm News (and a Wine Dinner) at Baker & Banker

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Baker & Banker. Photo via B&B’s Facebook page.

~BAKER & BANKER~ has brought on sommelier Mark Thompson (Saison, Masa’s, A16, Rubicon). Look for him to be making some updates to the list, and on Monday March 31st, he will be hosting Sonoma Coast’s Freeman Vineyard & Winery for a winemaker dinner. The five-course dinner is $65 for food and an additional $55 for wine pairings (exclusive of tax and gratuity). There will be sea urchin panna cotta with Monterey abalone paired with the 2012 Ryo-Fu chardonnay, and look for a variety of pinots with quail and Devil’s Gulch rabbit. Seatings at 6pm and 8pm. Reservations: on OpenTable or call 415-351-2500.