5 Things To Know This AM — May 20 2011

Throw-back heartthrob Debbie Gibson will be hanging out with drag queens poolside at the Phoenix Hotel’s revamped lounge for Pride 2011. (Grub Street San Francisco)

Speaking of visiting celebs, James Franco, Robe Lowe, and a few others
big name actors, will be shooting movies in the Bay this summer.

Much beloved sweets shop Mission Minis will start hosting a
cupcake-making class next month. Sign up quick! (Eater SF)

Pop Sugar SF clues us in on some crazy shrimp-centric eating club
sweeping the nation, including San Francisco. (Pop Sugar SF)

Before it opens in June, take a virtual tour through Boxing Room, the
new Hayes Valley resto by the owners of Absinthe. (The Feast)

(via the JJB)