There’s a lot to see and do this weekend in the Bay Area, from a world-renowned jazz festival to a John Wick prequel to killer Korean barbecue, so let’s get started.
As with anything these days, double-check websites for any last-minute changes in health recommendations.
1 SEE & HEAR A legendary festival returns
The Monterey Jazz Festival, which returns Friday through Sunday, is one of Northern California’s best music events — the tunes are great, and the vibe is even better. So say hello to the man in charge and read some of his picks for this year’s star-studded lineup.
2 DINE: Delicious Korean BBQ
There’s a reason why tables and reservations at Santa Clara’s ultra-hip Korean barbecue joint Baekjeong are scarce. We finally got in, and here are our thoughts.
3 SEE & HEAR: There are great shows all over.
There are a lot of great shows to catch in the Bay Area, from a famous photographer’s new show about guns to an opera about Steve Jobs and the always-wonderful Smuin Ballet.
4 MAKE & DEVOUR: Delectable wedge salad
What exactly is it? Have you ever had a creamy, crispy, and savory wedge salad? You simply must change that.
5 WATCH: Before John Wick, there was…
Yes, Mel Gibson is in it, but the new three-part series “The Continental: From the World of John Wick” is getting rave reviews. It comes in first place in our list of what you should watch this weekend.
6 SIP: Delectable mocktails
Fancy non-alcoholic drinks have been popular for over a decade. However, they are now playing a more prominent role in the Bay Area dining scene. Here’s what you should know.
7 WATCH: Talking Heads majesty
If you were unable to attend a Talking Heads concert, the concert film “Stop Making Sense” comes very close to capturing the surreal magic. And the movie is now back in theaters.