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Bones and Blues every Tuesday at The Front Porch
The Outer Mission's Front Porch is one of those places (with rocking chairs on the little front patio) that's invitingly warm as soon as you walk in. The red booths, pressed-tin ceiling and dim lighting create an overall glow. As of last week, Fats Domino Tuesdays is the night to linger over, yep... dominoes. A game of dominoes with discounted drinks and appetizers and blues music to set the mood. You can bring a partner or there's sure to be others to play a friendly game with if you come alone. With new chef, Michael Law, aboard, it's an ideal time to re-visit the heartwarming Southern/New Orleans menu.
Tuesdays 5-7pm
65-A 29th Street

Live blues Gumbo Jam at Miss Pearl's Jam House every second Friday
Miss Pearl's Jam House is one of those idyllic waterside settings that feels like a party just being there. I find the food and drinks can be hit or miss, but I still love the setting in the continually reviving Jack London Square. What better way to hit Miss Pearl's than for a second Friday Gumbo Jam (or live music nights all month long, like "Dancin' Island Sounds")? Chef Joey Altman (of TV and cookbook fame) actually rocks out with blues band, The Back Burners, while serving up a huge pot of gumbo. Way to start your weekend, Nawlins'-style.
2nd Fridays 8pm-12am
One Broadway, Oakland

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