The Weekend Guide

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Eat like a bird.

State Bird Provisions
Former Rubicon chefs Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski make their heralded return with a dim sum-style take on farm fresh (menu items are brought to your table via cart).
Why: Inventive bites include sourdough kraut, ricotta, and pecorino pancakes; carnitas-stuffed squid; and their namesake fried quail (above).
When: Wed.-Mon., 6 p.m.-midnight.
Where: 1529 Fillmore St., b/t Geary & O’Farrell Sts. (415-795-1272).

Juhu Beach Club Pop-Up
Top Chef alum Preeti Mistry takes her Indian street food to dinner with an appearance every other week, three seatings, and four courses for $35.
Why: Dishes like dahi puri, vada chaat, and mung ne dal, inspired by Mistry’s travels to Mumbai. Translation: yum.
When: Launches tonight, 5:30 & 10 p.m. (The 8 p.m. seating is sold out, but there is room for walk-ins.)
Where: La Victoria Bakery, 2937 24th St., at Alabama St. (415-642-7120). Tickets ($5) online at eventbrite.com.

B. Patisserie at the Ferry Building
The Farmers Market gets even more delicious with Belinda Leong’s resolution-squashing-worthy pastries, appearing boothside.
Why: Go for the kouign-amann. Go again for kugeloph, scones, and coffee cake.
When: Sat., 8 a.m.
Where: Village Market, 1 Ferry Bldg., at The Embarcadero.

French Dog at Cafe des Amis
New chef Mark Sullivan (Spruce) injects mystery into the French mainstay with an off-the-menu dish available at the bar.
Why: Lightly smoked boudin blanc sausage on a toasted brioche bun with fresh sauerkraut, braised bacon, racelette cheese, and Dijon.
When: Mon.-Fri., 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 2000 Union St., at Buchanan St. (415-563-7700).

Bill Graham’s 81st Birthday Bash
Take in some musical appreciation to celebrate rock’s most avid promoter, with live sets from Hot Tuna, David Bromberg, and DJ Harry Duncan.
Why: Score a signed guitar by Santana or signed 30th anniversary Metallica posters at the silent auction. Proceeds benefit the Bill Graham Memorial Foundation.
When: Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: The Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., at Fillmore St. (415-346-6000). Tickets ($55) online at livenation.com.

Photo: Courtesy of State Bird Provisions

State Bird Provisions
1529 Fillmore St
bt Geary & O'Farrell Sts
San Francisco, CA 94115
La Victoria Bakery
2937 24th St
@ Alabama St
San Francisco, CA 94110
2000 Union St
@ Buchanan St
San Francisco, CA 94123
1805 Geary Blvd
@ Fillmore St
San Francisco, CA 94115
1 Ferry Bldg
@ The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94111