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The Weekend Guide

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CHOW
Sanguchon at Off the Grid
What:
The Peruvian food truck wheels and deals stir-fried New York steak, roast chicken, and pulled BBQ pork spare ribs on artisan bread.
Why: Just say “yes” to yucca fries.
When: Every Thurs., 5-9 p.m.
Where: Stanyan St., at Waller St. Follow @Sanguchon_SF on Twitter.

Summer School
What:
A summer school-themed dinner from international collaborators and underground culinary magicians GraffEats and Silver Spoon held at an architecturally impressive educational institution.
Why: White asparagus, horseradish true cod, crispy pork, and warm dark chocolate dessert are on the lesson plan.
When: Thurs. & Fri.
Where: To be revealed the day of. Tickets ($65-$85) online at eventbrite.com.

RIFF
The 2011 U.S. Air Guitar Championships
What:
Two nights of arm-flinging, split-wielding, rock-you-to-the-core competition. One winner from each night will go to the finals in Chi-Town on July 23 to compete for the crown — and then, the world.
Why: If not for the glory, for the entertainment.
When: Fri. & Sat. Doors, 8:30 p.m.
Where: The Independent, 628 Divisadero St., b/t Grove & Hayes Sts. (415-771-1422). Tickets ($20) online at ticketfly.com.

SHOP
Uzi NYC at Conifer
What:
An undoubtedly chic line of tops and dresses handmade in Brooklyn makes its way west. Bold prints (we’re eyeing the feather-collared shift), intriguing draping, and a black and white palette stand out in a crowd.
Why: Hit the summer sale while you’re at it.
When: Arrives Fri. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 2848 Webster St., at Union St. (415-922-1892).

H.D. Buttercup Half-Yearly Sale
What: Thirty-five thousand square feet of designer decor at 20-70 percent off, like a timeless charcoal sofa for $750 (was $950).
Why: Prices start at just $25, so skip the big-box run.
When: Thru July 10. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 290 Townsend St., at 4th St. (415-820-4788).

LICK
Three Twins Pride Ice Cream
What:
Celebrate Pride Weekend with special flavors (Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell; Salted Nuts; Rice Milk Harvey Milk & Cookies) from the purveyors of organic, creamy goodness.
Why: Stock up on sweet. Pints are just $3 with any in-store ice cream purchase.
When: Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
Where: 254 Fillmore St., at Haight St. (415-487-8946).

Photo: Naseema Kahn / Courtesy of Sanguchon

LOCATIONS
Off the Grid
Stanyan St
@ Waller St
San Francisco, CA 94117
H.D. Buttercup
290 Townsend St
@ 4th St
San Francisco, CA 94107
2848 Webster St
@ Union St
San Francisco, CA 94123
415-922-1892
Three Twins Ice Cream
254 Fillmore St
@ Haight St
San Francisco, CA 94117
415-487-8946
628 Divisadero St
bt Grove & Hayes Sts
San Francisco, CA 94117
415-771-1421
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