To mark my 31 years, Sean and I have set on having 31 dates before my 32nd birthday. We spend a good amount of time going on dates, so it’s not a goal set unattainably. And yet, a week before my 31st birthday, we’re still practicing.
Last night we went to a lovely last hurrah party for a coworker of mine that is moving, then we set to Pizzeria Delfina for Pizza Night (every Friday), where we enjoyed freshly stretched mozzarella, fresh fava beans (Sean says if you see it on a menu you must order), pecorino & peas (was there mint on that? yum), and the Panna pizza. I walked away feeling like I ate an exploded cheese course–in a good way.
Today we did brunch at Foreign Cinema, a rare neighborhood treat. We enjoyed rhubarb “pop tarts,” roasted greens with fromage d’affinois & roasted garlic and toast (yum–like a fonduta), and I had scrambled eggs with asparagus, spring onions, and reggiano, while Sean enjoyed a dungeness crab frittata. Top that off with a triple fist of sparkling water, cappuccino, and champagne cocktails. Can’t lose.
We followed up our two-times in a row date with the opening of the Benny Gold shop on 21st (at Capp St) where temporary skate board ramps, railings, and benches had been set up, and a visit to the recently opened Mission Comic & Arts on 20th (at San Carlos) where I got Ochre Ellispe #2 by pal Jonas, and Sean caught up on Kick Ass before we see the film. (Another date, perhaps?)
After stopping at home, we went to the western-facing Potrero del Sol skate park to soak in some vitamin D and check out the local talent.
And that doesn’t even touch our date day we have planned for Sunday: annual spring brunch with friends, Sunday Streets (+ Sunday Streets volunteer party to kick-off National Volunteer Week), followed with a home-brewed hefeweizen & hand-picked oyster party.
Looking forward to our 31 dates.
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