The Weekend Guide

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Sudo Shoes
Dedicated veggie supporter Scot Fitzsimmons unveils a haute vegan hoof shop stocked with desirous-to-all footwear and accessories from Olsenhaus, Bourgeois Boheme, and Mat & Nat.
Why: Proof that ethical kicks can preclude Birks.
When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 1771 Massachusetts Ave., Porter Square (617-354-1771).

Eat Your Heart Out
What: Fourteen local culinarians dole out musically inspired edibles (Gnocch’ Gnocch’ Gnocchin’ on Heaven’s Door, anyone?) to tunes from local acts like Magic Magic and You Can Be a Wesley at the rock ’n’ roll ’n’ food benefit.
Why: Proceeds go to nonprofits Zumix and Future Chefs, using music and cooking, respectively, to reach local youth.
When: Sun., 6 p.m.-midnight.
Where: The Paradise Rock Club, 967 Commonwealth Ave., Kenmore Square (617-562-8800). Tickets ($35) online at ticketmaster.com.

Holiday Decorations That Jingle Your Bell

What: Spruce up your digs with a made-to-order garland, snowflake mobile, 3-D paper mistletoe ball, or Charlie Brown Christmas tree.
Why: No one likes a Grinch.
When: Before the first snowfall.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.

Voltage Coffee and Art
What: Former roaming barista Lucy Valena lays down roots in Kendall Square, serving the same unmatched espresso delights (caramel and salt latte) in a cheery space adorned with rotating local artwork.
Why: Simple-pleasure snacks like tea sandwiches, toast with cinnamon and sugar, and preschool fave ants on a log.
When: Opening gala, Sat., 6 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 295 3rd St. (617-714-3974).

Honey Ginger Warm Oil Pedicure at
Prep your weathered piggies for winter hibernation with a cushy treatment ($45) that includes an extended moisturizing massage with ambrosial candle wax.
Why: Get a guilt-free holiday fix with Illume’s seasonal eggnog latte candle ($16-$28), now available at the salon.
When: Back Bay, Mon. & Tues., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Wed.-Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Lexington, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 296 Newbury St., Back Bay (857-362-7444); 1718 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington (339-970-2322).

Canary Square
The Coda folks debut a welcoming JP joint with comfy-cool furnishings (check out the recycled bottle chairs) and finely executed comfort fare, like seasoned cheddar cheese fries, Guinness beef barley stew, and deep-fried Twinkies.
Why: More than fifteen wines by the glass and winsome cocktails like the Womanhattan (basil bourbon, raspberry vodka, sweet vermouth, and bitters).
When: Opens Mon. Daily, 3 p.m.-1 a.m.
Where: 435 S. Huntington Ave. (617-524-2500).

Photo: Courtesy of Sudo Shoes

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295 3rd St
Cambridge, MA 02142
435 S Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02130
Sudo Shoes
1771 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02140
1718 Massachusetts Ave
Lexington, MA 02421
296 Newbury St
Boston, MA 02115
967 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215