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THIRTEEN HOUR HAPPY HOURS! Why limit happy to an hour? Bacon Bloody Mary’s, Irish Coffee, Mexican Coffee, Fresh OJ Mimosa…Pops Bar gets your morning going every day at 6am and keeps happy hour going until 7pm! So Rise N Shine, then kick back and unwind, Pops is your official starting point in the Mission.

This week’s entertainment line up at Pops Bar:

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Little Baobab is now a late-night African pizza joint!

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Capp Street Crap has the scoop:

Inspired by the success of Indian pizza in the city, Bissap Baobob owner Marco Senghor has converted his second space in the Mission into a pizza restaurant that offers three Senegal-inspired pies alongside traditional flavors.

Read on for lots more info. (It’s open “5pm-2am most days.”)

[Photo by Capp Street Crap]

Royal Cuckoo Market lives!

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Mission Local has a long account of what went down here, but the main thing is: get your buns to Royal Cuckoo Market asap and drink a frickin Blood of Rollo to celebrate!

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See the rest here.

My goodness, look at this sandwich

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Today’s special at Turner’s Kitchen here in the Mission:

BBQ pulled pork, fresh cling peaches, jalapeño-lime slaw and crispy onions on Dutch crunch.

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Special In-N-Out Burger-style menu this month at Alamo Drafthouse

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It’s to coincide with the release of Ingrid Goes West on August 18th, but it looks like it’s available during all shows for the next 10 days at least, and then during showings of the movie once it’s open. Double-Double, Animal Fries, and even a special beer called “Ingrid Gose West.”

(Also this month, also to coincide with Ingrid, is the “Tales of the Obsessed” series which we wrote about last week.)

Get tickets to the movie here, and check out the full menu after the jump:

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What shape is your slice?

Local pizza enthusiast (and mathematician, and graphic designer from the ’90s) Ticklefight takes an in-depth look at the slice shapes you might get at Arinell Pizza:

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Spanish-style sherry bar opening temporarily in the Mission

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ABV‘s upstairs rotating-concept bar Over Proof has announced its latest thing; it’s called Este Oeste, and it opens next week:

The name means “East West” and refers to the prevailing winds of southern Spain that greatly affect the aging of Sherry wines. ‘Este o este’ also loosely translates as ‘this or that’ in keeping with the Flip Flop/Double Back theme of change in the title. Sherry and gin will be the focus of the beverage program, but the real star of show is the food – which will be Spanish influenced.

Chef Collin Hilton has done a beautiful job with this menu, which can be described as bright and coastal, rustic but clean. Spanish style dishes are close to his heart, and we cannot wait for folks to try everything he has created for this quarter.

Décor will return to the light and airy vibes we saw with Flip Flop—but with a decidedly more Mediterranean look. Este Oeste’s sunny interior will feature soft pastel hues and a hanging collection of dried herbs, flowers, and botanicals. Blue and white Mediterranean tiles line the front steps of the entrance stairs and wrap the front bar to create the perfect backdrop for Chef Collin Hilton and Sous Chef Nick Salazar’s menu of deceptively simple, bright, Spanish-inspired fare.

Get reservations here, and/or check out the full menu after the jump:

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Tasty new seasonal “salad” special at Wes Burger

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Beautiful heirloom tomatoes, plus Fritos and bacon! A truly great salad.

A hot pastrami sandwich inspired by the In-N-Out Double-Double, today in the Mission!

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At Turner’s Kitchen, possibly today only! If this photo isn’t enough, read all about it:

Sandwich special! Hot pastrami, melted American cheese, avocado, garden lettuces, grilled onion, tomato and 1,000 island (aka spread) on Dutch crunch roll. Inspired by the @innout double-double. ❤️🍔🇺🇸

[via Turner's Kitchen on Instagram]