Deals on Wine This Month at Big 4 and Grand Café; Happy Hour Deals at Fifth Floor
By: Marcia Gagliardi
Start summer off thrifty and fabulous with some great wine deals around town. Check out Big 4, where every Sun–Tue in May you get 50 percent off bottles of wine on the wine list.
1075 California St. at Taylor, 415-771-1140.
You can also get half-off wine at Grand Café, where the entire wine list is half price for the month of May. Check out the wine list here, and look at all those bubbly choices. Pop!
501 Geary St. at Taylor, 415-292-0101.
The bar at Fifth Floor has a new happy hour going, with cocktail and drink specials from 5pm–7pm and food specials from 5:30pm–7pm, Mon–Fri. The drink list includes cocktails for $8 (check out that Pink Elephant with gin, pineapple gum, vermouth, orange bitters, and smoked absinthe), wine for $8, and beer for $5. There are also $1 oysters and other drink-friendly snacks.
12 4th St. at Market St., 415-348-1555.
Feeling a little 1965? Bring back the liquid lunch, and its prices, with a trip to LarkCreekSteak. Mon–Fri from 11:30am–2pm you can get their martini for a mere $2, made with either Stolichnaya vodka or Hendrick’s gin. The only part that isn’t very Mad Men? There’s a limit of two per person. Work it out.
845 Market St. at 5th St., Fourth floor, 415-593-4100.
Marcia Gagliardi writes a popular insider weekly e-column about the SF dining scene, “the tablehopper.” Subscribe for free at www.tablehopper.com. Out now is her first book, The Tablehopper’s Guide to Dining and Drinking in San Francisco: Find the Right Spot for Every Occasion, a groundbreaking new style of guidebook. And check out her new app, Tablehopper’s Top Late-Night Eats, which highlights 95 SF spots serving food past 11pm!
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