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August 17
Half Moon Brewing Company will host a BEERbecue on August 17. Kitchen manager and barbecue connoisseur Frederico Godinez will be in attendance, serving up local and farm fresh meats and veggies made in house-made beer marinades. Guests can choose between BBQ chicken, sausage or beef skewers to pair with their Mavericks beer (brewed on-site) and sides like corn on the cob, grilled veggies, grilled beer potatoes and pasta salad. Brewmaster James Costa will offer insight on how to cook with beer, and what beers are best paired with barbecued foods. Live music and free brewery tours will also take place (weather permitting). The BEERbecue lasts from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. on August 17. Admission is $25 per person. For updates visit hmbbrewingco.com. Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, 390 Capistrano Rd., Princeton by the Sea, CA 94019, 650-728-2739.
 

Ongoing
Il Cane Rosso in the Ferry Building offers hearty, three-course suppers every night from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. for $30 per person ($12.50 per child age 10 or under). Rustic, seasonal starters, mains and desserts made predominantly from pedigreed local ingredients are served family-style at communal tables. Affordable carafes of wine, bottled beers, naturally fermented sodas and other specialty beverages are also featured. Il Cane Rosso, San Francisco Ferry Building, One Ferry Building #41, San Francisco, CA 94111, 415-391-7599.
 
Monday-Friday
RN74 from Michael Mina and Rajat Parr has introduced a very happy, happy hour special. Glasses of featured red and white wine (rotating selections), select well drinks and bar snacks will all cost only $5 each. RN74's happy hour runs Mon.-Fri. from 3 p.m.-6 p.m., and again from 10 p.m. until close. RN74, Millennium Tower, 301 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94105, 415-543-7474.
 
Mondays
Urban Tavern is offering no corkage fees all day every Monday. There is no limit to the number of bottles that guests may bring to the restaurant. (Five hours of free parking are available for diners.) Urban Tavern, Hilton San Francisco, 333 O'Farrell St., San Francisco, CA 94102, 415-923-4400.
 
Sundays
Waterfront restaurant Chaya Brasserie offers half-price bottles of wine on Sundays evenings. Wines are local and international and the half-price discount applies across the list, representing significant value. Chaya Brasserie, 132 Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94105, 415-777-8688.
 

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RECOMMENDED WINE SHOP
For additional information on wine events, please contact:

Plumpjack Wines
3201 Fillmore St.
San Francisco, CA 94123
415-346-9870



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