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The Weekend Guide

empellon cocina!

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EAT
Empellón Cocina
What: Alex Stupak hits a high note with his taco-free Mexican follow-up. Expect traditional flavors (slow-cooked carne asada) turned on their head (served cold atop a black bean reduction with crema parfaits and cilantro).
Why: Peekytoe crab nestled on crab flan with pickled carrots, smoked cashew salsa, guaje seeds, and parsnips.
When: Daily, 6-11:30 p.m.
Where: 105 First Ave., at E. 6th St. (212-367-0999).

FOLLOW
DailyCandy on Pinterest
What:
Our just-launched pin boards cover everything from food and fashion to weddings and kids’ parties (beautifully, of course).
Why: Recipes, the latest street style, decorating ideas, and more.
When: You need a little inspiration.
Where: Online at pinterest.com/dailycandy.

JOIN
Saxon + Parole Cocktail Membership
What:
Lay claim to a sixteen-ounce bottle of each month’s 1890s-inspired creation ($75 per month, three-month minimum) housed in a bar-adjacent glass cabinet. Drop in, sip from your stash, and take leftovers home.
Why: Participants get an in to the family line for speedy reservations and a place on the party list.
When: Mon.-Thurs., 6-11 p.m.; Fri., 6 p.m.-midnight; Sat., 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. & 6 p.m.-midnight.; Sun., 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. & 6-11 p.m.
Where: 316 Bowery, at Bleecker St. (212-254-0350).

SHOP
Echo Park Craft Fair
What:
The L.A. event sets up tables with the likes of Kathleen Whitaker earrings, Beatrice Valenzuela shoes, Dream Collective jewels, Rachel Craven linens, Heather Levine ceramic hangings, and more.
Why: Get a fix before the crew heads to Austin.
When: Today-Sun., noon-7 p.m.
Where: Beautiful Dreamers, 326 Wythe Ave., at S. 1st St., Williamsburg.

JAM
Slow Club
What: UK indie-pop folksters sing heartfelt, lively ditties from their sophomore LP, Paradise.
Why: The raucous stage version of “Where I’m Waking.”
When: Tonight. Doors, 8 p.m.; show, 9 p.m.
Where: The Bell House, 149 7th St., b/t Second & Third Aves., Gowanus (718-643-6510). Tickets online ($12) at ticketweb.com or at the door ($14).

STRETCH
Pilates ProWorks
What
: The San Fran cult favorite launches its first NYC studio with 55-minute Pilates and barre-system classes ($35 each).
Why: Valentine’s chocolates are less attractive as love handles.
When: Schedule online at pilatesproworks.com.
Where: 47 W. 14th St., b/t Fifth & Sixth Aves. (212-929-6106).

Photo: Jordan Blumberg / DailyCandy

LOCATIONS
105 1st Ave
bt E 6th & E 7th Sts
New York, NY 10003
212-367-0999
Pilates ProWorks
47 W 14th St
bt 5th & 6th Aves
New York, NY 10011
326 Wythe Ave
@ S 1st St
Brooklyn, NY 11249
718-388-4884
316 Bowery
@ Bleecker St
New York, NY 10012
212-254-0350
149 7th St
bt 2nd Ave & 3rd Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
718-643-6510
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