The three-day weekend: That's enough time to drive out to the Sonora and find God among the cacti! Or shred the three boxes of 10-year-old phone bills you've been meaning to throw away! Or send e-mails to every single one of your relatives you've been meaning to write to!
Here's a more realistic project to undertake: Track down our eight favorite local drinks from the 2011 SFoodie's 92
. It's 100 percent achievable -- a few cocktails, a few beers, with coffee and chocolate drinks in between. Time it right and you won't stumble into work on Tuesday, sweating bourbon. Unless you were already planning to.
1. Russian River Brewing's Consecration Ale