RAY’S OF LIGHT
By the time the Christmas dust has settled, the New Year’s Eve dust will just be stirring. But enough about dust. Cut to the part where you get tickets now for this NoLa-inspired party at Alba Ray’s with a live brass band, gumbo shooters and hurricanes. Yes, gumbo shooters.
THE BEST THINGS IN LIFE ARE D
You already know DOSA as the high-end Indian restaurant that’s perfect for a date. But now it’s time for you to get to know their lowercase little brother, Dosa—a casual new Indian spot for breakfast, lunch and dinner with kebabs, dosas and slushie cocktails. Still perfect for a date.
On the off chance your workout gear could use a bit of… work, Outdoor Voices has a new shop in Hayes Valley with comfortable and handsome athletic gear (fine, athleisure) for the gym or running or watching-Netflix-while-thinking-about-doing-those-things-ing.
On Friday, before you head home for actual-Christmas parties, head to the Dorian for their Dapper Christmas Party, where fancy, festive attire is encouraged, a five-piece jazz band will be playing, whiskey will be flowing, the photobooth will have mistletoe and Santa may make an appearance. Yes, do that.
Have you ever been doing yoga and thought to yourself, “This is great, but I wish that I were also incorporating aerial pilates aspects. And maybe walking a couple blocks to get coffee afterwards as part of the class.”? Weirdly specific, but we have just the place.
WHAT ABOUT BOB
Find out who (or what) nabbed the top spot. Then, if you feel so inclined, read about the most perfect union between Sufjan Stevens’s music and Oscar frontrunner, Call Me By Your Name. Oh, and here’s a Shakespearean sonnet composed for the drunken goddess of MTV’s Floribama Shore. It’s the first of its kind. And probably the last.