The Weekend Guide

gafta!

Eyes wide open.

REPRESENT
Gray Area Foundation for the Arts
What:
A public reception for the ’Loin’s new high-tech gallery space and multimedia community center and its inaugural exhibition, Open, with works by the likes of Stamen Design (pictured).
Why: Love me tender.
When: Fri., 6-10 p.m.
Where: 55 Taylor St., at Turk St. (415-843-1423).

BRUNCH
SPQR

What: Brand-spanking-new dishes from new toque Matthew Accarrino, like Italian French toast with wild fennel and raisin compote, or fried eggs with crispy pig’s head, roasted tomato conserva, and smoked trout roe.
Why: Mention DailyCandy and get a free glass of prosecco thru Oct. (Limit one per person.)
When: Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Where: 1911 Fillmore St., at Pine St. (415-771-7779).

PURIFY
World Veg Festival

What: A two-day shindig honoring all things vegan, including cooking demos, vegan-friendly merch, and, ahem, vegan speed dating (seriously).
Why: Beet your match.
When: Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: San Francisco County Fair Building, Lincoln St. & Ninth Ave. entrance to Golden Gate Park (415-273-5481).

DELIGHT
Quince Reopens
What:
New digs, a revamped menu, and boldfaced names (like former Babbo wine guy David Lynch) join the Tusks to make this high-end neighborhood fave even more spectacular.
Why:
A new lease on life.
When:
Opens for dinner tonight.
Where:
470 Pacific Ave., at Montgomery St. (415-775-8500).

DIE
Chaiken Sample Sale

What: One-of-a-kind pieces and 60 percent off merch from all seasons.
Why: Chaiken, not stirred.
When: Thurs., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 116 New Montgomery St., at Mission St., ste. 820 (415-777-1895).

LOCATIONS
470 Pacific Ave
@ Montgomery St
San Francisco, CA 94133
415-775-8500
55 Taylor St
@ Turk St
San Francisco, CA 94102
415-843-1423
San Francisco County Fair Building
1199 9th Ave
@ Lincoln Way
San Francisco, CA 94122
415-412-3230
116 New Montgomery St
bt Mission & Minna Sts
San Francisco, CA 94105
415-777-1895
1911 Fillmore St
@ Wilmot St
San Francisco, CA 94115
415-771-7779
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