The garden patio at Bamboo Lounge is a zen-tastic place to gather with friends. It’s a tiny oasis hidden within the Hillcrest hubbub, replete with bamboo trees and water features. From 4 to 7pm Tuesday through Saturday, share a bottle of wine at half off, or specialty shots for only $3 each, as well as $4 well drinks and $5 glasses of sangria. As for food, you can get street tacos (3 for $7), crab-and-cream cheese wontons (5 for $6), grilled-cheese panini with dipping sauces (for $5), and a whole lot more. Check for additional daily specials.