Neighborhood Watch

Coffee Classes in the Mission; Free Ice Cream Cake; and More

Mission: Four Barrel Roasters (375 Valencia) is hosting a series of “Brewing Better Coffee at Home” classes starting next Monday, December 19. [SFoodie]
Cole Valley: Bacon Bacon (205A Frederick Street) is gearing up to open shop next week for breakfast and lunch. [Eater]
Haight: Ben & Jerry’s (1480 Haight Street) is giving away free slices of ice cream cake to anyone who donates a can of food to the SF Food Bank. [SF Funcheap]

St Helena: Details have emerged about the new concept, called Goose & Gander (1245 Spring Street), at the former Martini House space. Restauranteur Andrew Florsheim has taken over and Kelly McCown will be the chef at new gastropub. [Inside Scoop]
Oakland: Tamarindo (468 8th Street) restaurant owner Alfonso Dominguez hopes to revitalize the neighborhood with his just opened, Popuphood. [Huffington Post]

Coffee Classes in the Mission; Free Ice Cream Cake; and More