What’s Happening This Week: March 30, 2021

  • Compass Blog
  • 03/31/21

San Francisco Bay Area

Tried and true take-out

BBQ pork rice noodle rolls at Sam Wo. Quesabirria tacos at Tacos el Patron. Smoked duck with root vegetables at The Morris. Salt and vinegar fries at Ungrafted. The list goes on. 7×7 has come out with its annual list of the 101 best things to eat in San Francisco, this year with a take-out theme. Enjoy!

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The Bay’s top vino-sipping destinations

Given the beautiful, expansive, and outdoor setting, wine tasting has become arguably a more popular and important Bay Area pastime than ever during the pandemic. The SF Chronicle’s top wine critic just dropped this timely and useful list of the best 25 local wineries to visit.

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Get moving

Tired of those outdoor spin classes that are wide open to passersby? Declining Covid rates in the Bay Area has led to loosening restrictions—which means that several gyms and indoor studios have reopened for indoor workouts at 25 percent capacity. Here are six spots where you can now get your Zumba, yoga, and squats on, inside.    

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Destination Monterey

From beach bike rides and kayaking to tide pooling and waterfront dining, Monterey offers a scenic, restful, and recreation-filled getaway. Check out all the options for eating, drinking, staying, playing, and more in a mini-guide to exploring this central coast gem.   

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Los Angeles Greater Area

Sniffing out the best Easter brunches

From classics like waffles, glazed ham, and every kind of egg to savory avocado toast, roasted salmon, and outrageous desserts, these experts make the Easter feast memorable. Most places have sunlit outdoor seating plus options for bringing your choices home. Ask about special family takeout deals.

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Relax at the fishing hole down the road

There’s nothing like a day of lake fishing to put you in a peaceful mood. Around here, you don’t have to travel far to drop a line—plenty of public and private lakes are easy drives away. Here’s a quick guide, including what you can expect to catch. (If you’re headed for public waters, be sure to stop by a sporting goods store for a fishing license.)

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Taqueando Takeover

Every year, famed taco honcho Bill Esparza invites some of the world’s top taquerias to Los Angeles for a massive, mind-boggling taco fest. This year it’s happening at one site in the Arts District through April 25, with a roster of all-stars performing Wednesday through Sunday nights from 5 to 10. Eat on the patio, or order for takeout or delivery.

Aquarium of the Pacific resurfaces

After an outdoor-only phase, you can now visit the Aquarium’s indoor denizens again, too. Explore the colorful “condos” of the coral reefs. Prowl the Shark Lagoon. Watch the sea otters and penguins frolic. Be mesmerized by hypnotic jellies. Stroll the feathery  Lorikeet Forest. Since attendance numbers are limited, every visitor needs an advance ticket, available on the Aquarium website.

The post What’s Happening This Week: March 30, 2021, first appeared on California Real Estate Blog.

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