It’s a gift in a box.
Foodzie’s Ferry Building Tasting Box
What: The good food folks have given us (and therefore you) the exclusive rights to their Ferry Building Box with a monthly subscription ($30; you can cancel anytime). Chockful of your favorites from the Bay, it’s prime to be gifted (or better yet, consumed) immediately.
Why: Blue Bottle’s Three Africans, dark chocolate Clairesquares, and Happy Girl Kitchen’s plum jam are just the beginning.
Where: Order at 888-223-4798 or online at foodzie.com.
Women & Whiskies
What: Learn why the sip ain’t for the boys anymore as you navigate your way through bourbon versus rye at Skyy Spirits’s educational tasting.
Why: It’s hot toddy season.
When: Tonight, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Nihon Whisky Lounge, 1779 Folsom St., at 14th St. R.S.V.P. to 707-254-1114 or email@example.com.
A Cookie Decorating Party
What: Invite your baked goods-loving pals over for a night of festive cutters, snazzy sprinkles, spiked frosting, and more jazzy details for the little bites.
Why: If you don’t feel like breaking out the mixing bowl, choose from 37 ready-made delights.
When: Supermarket goodies just won’t cut it.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.
What: The Mission gets a new Neapolitan-style pizza joint, which will also serve Italian small plates, as well as wine and beer on tap.
Why: Traditional (margherita) and more creative (duck or Japanese eggplant, toppings inspired by the owner’s Chinese heritage) pizzas in 90 seconds flat from the wood-burning oven.
When: Opens tomorrow. Tues.-Thurs. & Sun., 5:30-10 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 5:30-11 p.m. Brunch starts Jan. 1. Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 3228 16th St., b/t Dolores & Guerrero Sts. (415-489-0963).
SFMade Holiday Gift Fair
What: Get local goods (jewelry, sweets, home decor, and so much more) for your entire list.
Why: Nosh This, Dodocase, and In Haus Press in the flesh.
When: Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Fleet Room at Fort Mason Center, 99 Marina Blvd., at Buchanan St.
49 Sq.Mi. Sample Sale
What: Check out the local line’s new digs and get a wicked-good deal ($40-$199) on bags and belts in Italian leather and washed canvas, plus one-of-a-kind samples and past seasons’ styles.
Why: It’s your bag, baby.
When: Today, noon-8 p.m.; Fri., noon-5 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 160 S. Linden Ave., ste. 200 (415-904-0690 ext. 20).
Stencil Workshop at The Curiosity Shoppe
What: Partake in the Mission’s holiday block party with a creative workshop/book launch with Ed Roth, author of Stencil 201. BYO T-shirt or tote (or buy one there) and prepare to make your mark.
Why: Stenciling is the new screen-printing.
When: Fri., 5-9 p.m.
Where: 855 Valencia St., b/t 19th & 20th Sts. (415-671-5384).
Photo: Courtesy of Foodzie