November 17-20 All three Left Bank brasserie locations will host a celebration of Beaujolais Nouveau, welcoming the wine's release as they do every year beginning on the third Thursday in November. Heralded with live music and special dishes through the weekend, including at brunch, Left Bank Larkspur, Menlo Park and San Jose will offer Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau 2016 by the glass, carafe or bottle. Along with the brasseries' regular, à la carte offerings, expect a seasonal, three-course prix-fixe dinner menu for $36, or two courses and a glass of wine for the same price. All prices exclude tax and gratuity.
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.
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.