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From Tamales to Crème Brulee: the Economics of Street Food
What: Street food gurus from La Cocina, Let’s Be Frank, and the Department of Public Health discuss the ubiquitous (and mostly illegal) trend — while you ironically nosh on their creations.
Why: Hot diggity dog.
When: Tues., 6 p.m.
Where: Spur, 654 Mission St., b/t 2nd & 3rd Sts. (415-781-8726). Admission is free for members, $20 for nonmembers.
Fashion Feud San Francisco Finals
What: See who’s in and who’s out as the final three designers battle to create a winning ensemble at this Project Runway-inspired event.
Why: It’s a walk-off.
When: Tues., 7-10 p.m.
Where: Mighty, 119 Utah St., at 15th St. (415-762-0151).
Gin Cocktailing and a Tour of Distillery No. 209
What: Tour Potrero’s very own distillery with Arne Hillesland and learn about artisanal cocktails.
Why: Gin rummy.
When: Wed., 7 p.m.
Where: Pier 50, at Terry A. Francois Blvd. (415-369-0209). Tickets online at thebolditalic.com. Space limited to 3o people.
I Love Mondays Happy Hour at John Colins
What: Shake off sucky Monday at the bar’s new digs with $2 domestic beers, $3 drafts, and $5 wells from open to close.
Why: Go, Johnny, go.
When: Mon., 4:30 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: 138 Minna St., at New Montgomery St.
21-Day Detox at Acupuncture Kitchen
What: Customized three-week cleanse includes acupuncture, lymphatic massages, and nutritive shakes.
Why: Get rid of the gunk and save 15 percent.
When: Offer good thru Mar.
Where: 2339 3rd St., at 20th St., ste. 4r-70 (415-553-5999).
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