Isreal's Strictly Kosher Market to Close; Plant Cafe Mill Valley Almost Open

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Outer Richmond: Israel's Strictly Kosher Market (5621 Geary), a 65-year old institution, will not be renewing its lease in March. [Eater]
Downtown: Looking to party on Monday night? Parallel 37 (600 Stockton Street) is hosting an egg nog and ugly sweater party complete with prizes for the best ugly sweater around. [SFoodie]
Mission: Hog & Rocks (3431 19th Street) is now offering their private barrel of Elijah Craig 12 by the bottle. You pay for the bottle and the bar keeps it for you; you can walk in and grab a glass of the whiskey whenever you want. [Mission Mission]
Mill Valley: The Plant Cafe Organic (800 Redwood Highway) is gearing up to open its first Mill Valley outpost at the end of the month. [Scoop]
Santa Cruz: Boony Doon Vineyard's restaurant Le Cigare Volant (328 Ingalls Street) is closing for good on December 31st. The tasting room will remain open. [Scoop]