PRIDE 2021 AROUND THE BAY
We don’t know about you, but we are ready to celebrate! 🏳️🌈 Take a peek at what our clients around the Bay are doing for PRIDE 2021.
Don’t miss E&O’s rain-bao buns featuring the colors of the rainbow all made with natural, edible dyes. They’ll be available Thursday, June 24 – Saturday, June 26. There are six all-natural colors and three choices of filling:
Soy braised pork with pickled daikon, hoisin ($16 for three)
Curry-braised beef with turmeric pickled daikon, chilies, cilantro ($17 for three)
Pulled jackfruit with pickled cabbage, peanut-hoisin, chilis ($15 for three)
Can’t decide? Order a Rain-bao platter of all six colors for $30.
Wash them all down with their special My Big Gay Frosé. $1 from each Pride item sold will be donated back to Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation (REAF).
Curio & The Chapel will be hosting three events the weekend of Pride. On Friday, June 25 the Electroluxx Pride Party will include music, performances, art experiences, food, and drinks from 8 pm -12:30 am. Get all of the details and your tickets here.
Then, on Saturday, June 26 head to Curio for a drag brunch with @theoneandonlyrexy. There will be four performances starting at noon and running through 3 pm. Reservations are required.
The party’s not over yet! Also on Saturday, June 26, Curio will be hosting the Get Her Wet Again party from 6 pm – 2 am. Details to come.
Second-generation Italian coffee roaster, Mr. Espresso, has partnered with Noe Valley Bakery for SF Pride 2021. Mr. Espresso will be donating 5% of the bakery’s coffee proceeds for the month of June to Lyric Center for LGBTQ+ Youth. In addition, Noe Valley Bakery will donate 5% of Pride item sales from the month of June including their selection of celebratory cakes and fun Noe Valley Pride T-shirt.
In honor of this year’s San Francisco Pride, One Market will donate $5 from the purchase of its popular Cactus Flower Margarita to the Richmond/Ermet AIDs Foundation starting Thursday, June 23rd through Saturday, June 26th. Their colorful cocktail is made with Espolón Tequila, house-infused with grilled jalapeños and piment d’espelette for the rim. Cheers to that!
Get ready to sing, dance, and sass all brunch long at The Vault Garden’s PRIDE Brunch Spectacular, hosted by the one and only, Bobby Friday! Music, mimosas, and Drag are guaranteed. Make sure to grab your spot before this popular event is sold out. Reservations can be made through Tock.
San Francisco Proper Hotel’s Proper Pride Month package includes a Proper Pride T-shirt, a Pride bottled cocktail for two curated by Bon Vivants, a $5 donation per night stayed to the Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation. In addition, guests who book the package will be entered into a raffle for a two-night stay at any Proper Hotel. Book your Proper Pride stay here.
The spectacular rooftop bar Charmaine’s is celebrating all month long with rainbow cocktails. 🌈 Each cocktail will feature a different color throughout the month, including:
Red (a Mezcal Negroni) – Yola Mezcal, Martini Bitter, Martini Rosso
Orange (an Aperol Spritz) – Aperol, Champagne, Seltzer
Yellow (some Penicillin) – Blended Scotch, honey, ginger, lemon, Islay Scotch, and more.
$1 from each cocktail will be donated to Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation.
Celebrate Pride weekend at the Proper Hotel’s PRIDE Rosé Café on Sunday, June 27, 1 pm – 5 pm with a live DJ performance, three varieties of rosé and lite bites curated by Executive Chef Jason Fox. Book here!
PRIDE Boozy Afternoon Tea
Looking for something sweet? On Saturday and Sunday, you can enjoy a unique collection of PRIDE-inspired desserts by Pastry Chef Samara Wales along with a Moonage Daydream vodka cocktail, designed by Bon Vivants, in the lobby lounge. The property will also feature a rainbow-colored LGB cake, a transgender cake, a queer cake, and festive cookies and pastries. $2 from every sale will be donated to the Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation. Book your reservation through OpenTable.
Canela celebrates pride in their sunny parklet Saturday, June 26, and Sunday, June 27, 3 pm- 5 pm with refueling stations that include churros to-go, cones of fried Potato Bravas, Sangria, and Beer. Take a seat or take it to-go!
Canela will also be offering Pride Go-Bags to celebrate pride wherever you are. For $45+tax the Pride Go-Bags include:
Rainbow French Market Bag
16 oz. Celebration Sangria
Large bag of Spanish Potato Chips with Paprika, Ham or Truffle flavor
Rainbow Candy Bag
Love Conquer Ale is the first-ever collaboration between New Belgium and Sam Adams. The beer is a blueberry sour with coriander and basil-infused lemon peel. It is brewed at only three locations: Boston, Denver, and San Francisco. The delicious canned ale will only be available in San Francisco, Denver, Fort Collins, and Boston in a four-pack of 16oz cans for $16 and limited draft available.
100% of the proceeds will be donated to GLAAD. Pre-orders will begin on May 29th for a release on June 4th at New Belgium Brewing at Mission Bay.
Sobre Mesa will host a Pride Benefit Dinner for Oakland Black Pride featuring Chef Nelson German + a surprise guest chef on June 24 at 6 p.m. Oakland Black Pride is a nonprofit created to address inequities that exist for people at the critical intersection of blackness and queerness.
Details to come at oaklandblackpride.org.
Chef/owner Mica Talmor will be baking her popular specialty rainbow cookies the last week of June to celebrate Pride.