What to Do This Weekend, April 1-3
Fri., April 1
pariSoma, 69 11th St. (at Natoma), 9 p.m.-2 a.m. (also Saturday, same times)
As a boozy prelude to the eighth annual RoboGames (April 15-17), the brightest minds in robotics have created and assembled a party full of mechanical drink-slingers. Complete description here.
Sat., April 2:
Bakesale for Japan
Various Bay Area locations, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Samin Nosrat's now-huge fundraiser includes goodies from Chez Panisse, Tell Tale Preserve Co., Tartine Bakery, Out the Door, Citizen Cake, and many more. Complete description here.
Laura Werlin Grilled Cheese Event
Omnivore Books on Food, 3885a Cesar Chavez (at Church), 3-4 p.m.
When San Francisco cheese whiz Laura Werlin visits on Saturday to talk about her award-winning grilled cheese cookbook, you better believe there will be cheese. Complete description here.
Roger Feely's Last Supper
"Somewhere different and unique" to be tweeted later, 6-11 p.m.
Roger Feely's packing up the Volvo and moving to Chicago, but before he goes he is hosting "Last Supper," a farewell Indian food pop-up at a yet-to-be disclosed location. Complete description here.
Sun., April 3:
Free Hot Dogs at Frankenart Mart
Frankenart Mart, 515 Balboa (at Sixth Ave.)
It's the fifth anniversary of this gallery-meets-snack-shack and to celebrate five years of giving away hot dogs ... they're giving away free hot dogs. Complete description here.