What: The magazine launches its first-ever fest with kick-ass musical acts, films, Fireside Chats at the Sorrento, walking tours, and food trucks.
Why: Belle and Sebastian, Cat Power, Fruit Bats, The Head and the Heart, She & Him, and DJ Spooky with Joshua Roman. For a chance to win one of two pairs of wristbands (valued at $60 each) or a pair of tickets to Cat Power, e-mail your choice to firstname.lastname@example.org with DailyCandy in the subject line.
When: Oct. 20-23.
Where: Twenty-two venues all over town. Details and tickets (wristbands, $60-$125; individual concerts, $5-$37) online at cityartsfest.com.
What: The Harvest Vine founding chef Joseba Jiménez de Jiménez teams up with longtime resident chef Joey Serquinia to craft a Philippines-inspired dinner ($65 plus drinks, tax, and tip).
Why: Longaniza sausage, prawn and pork lumpia, slow-roasted pork belly, and a parfait of candied beans, fruit, flan, and purple yam ice cream.
When: Mon., 6:30, 7:15 & 8 p.m.
Where: 2701 E. Madison St. (206-320-9771). Reservations required.
Click Design That Fits Reopens
What: The West Seattle shop moves from the Admiral District to the Junction with plenty of home furnishings, kitchenwares, gifts, and jewelry.
Why: New fall lines include Portland’s Queen Bee handbags, Verre glass baubles, as well as co-owner Frances Smersh’s Tattoo Collection jewelry in powder-coated stainless steel.
When: Tues.-Fri., noon-7 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Grand opening party (DJ Cotton Candy, Herban Feast apps, and Sugar Rush Baking Company cupcakes), Oct. 16, 6-9 p.m.
Where: 4540 California Ave. SW (206-328-9252).
Lauren Merkin and Sauce Sale
What: Tokyo-rocker tops and leggings from Sauce pair perfectly with red-carpet-worthy clutches from Lauren Merkin, especially when both are up to 55 percent off on Swirl.
Why: Everyone likes to be the center of attention.
Where: Online at swirl.com.
Fusion on the Run Launches
What: Multiethnic food truck heavy on Hawaiian cuisine takes to the streets.
Why: Sliders made with tender kalua pork and topped with slaw, marinated pork tacos with mango salsa, and a boneless short rib concoction on French bread.
When: Every Tues., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Starting Oct. 14, every Thurs., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Tues., in the parking lot of Evo, 122 NW 36th St.; Thurs., in the parking lot of Alafair, 1701 First Ave. S.
Photo: Sam Jones