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The Weekend Guide

chairigami!

Make yourself comfortable.

USE
Chairigami
What:
Durable, inventive three-ply cardboard desks, chairs, and tables ($70-$100) are all 100 percent recyclable and easy to assemble.
Why:
Living out of a cardboard box never looked so good.
Where: Email getit@chairigami.com to order.

JOIN
The Monocle Order
What:
Pay full price for your first pair of killer specs, then score 50 percent off the rest for life (up to twelve pairs a year).
Why: Flattop leather shades by Retrosuperfuture, Paul Frank’s framed cat eyes, and vintage aviators from Mayfourteenth.
Where: Online at monocleorder.com.

DRINK
Dean & Deluca Wines
What:
The quality foods purveyor turns its Sauron-like eye to California reds and whites with an expertly edited selection that showcases detailed taste profiles, pairing notes, and tips from the vintners.
Why:
Take the edge off with the namesake 2009 pinot noir by Couloir ($38), Kistler Sonoma Mountain chardonnay ($67), and many more (over time, of course).
Where:
Online at deandeluca.com.

BAKE
The Cookiepedia

What: Turn yourself into a happy monster. Broken down into buttery, chocolaty, fancy, fruity, spicy, and nutty varietals, the reference-slash-cookbook ($12.50) tempts with great photos and space for your own notes.
Why:
Find out what linzer, rugelach, and thumbprint cookies are. No regrets.
Where:
Online at amazon.com.

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WATCH
L.A. in Bloom Cooking Webisodes
What:
Gallery owner/writer/lifestyler extraordinaire Heather Taylor launches weekly videos of easy-peasy recipes with special guests (Jeana Sohn of Closet Visit, Jen Smith of Full Moon Pickles and Preserves).
Why: Guy Fieri and the rest of Food Network’s motley crew just aren’t quelling your cravings.
Where:
Online at lainbloom.com

Photo: Courtesy of Chairigami