The Weekend Guide


Spread it on thick.

Marmalade Reopens
What: The cult Cow Hollow clothing store spreads out in a sunny new space (no more fighting for a dressing room).
Why: With colorful tops, funky baubles, and killer prices (the current collection contains 60 pieces under $70), the place is our jam.
When: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 1843 Union St., at Octavia St. (415-400-4027).

High on the Hog at Epic Roasthouse

What: Pinot and pork unite at a daytime bash with a band and a prime view of the Bay Bridge.
Why: Slow-roasted fennel porchetta, molasses and honey-roasted pork spare ribs, and maple ice cream cones with bacon brittle. We dare you not to pig out.
When: Sat., 1-4 p.m.
Where: 369 The Embarcadero, b/t Folsom & Harrison Sts. (415-369-9955). Tickets ($75, including tax and gratuity) at epicroasthouse.com.

Bottles & Bowls
What: Take the gang for house-bottled carbonated cocktails (mojitos, G&Ts with house-made tonic) and punch bowls (try the Sangria de Nona) that serve four to six.
Why: Feed the beasts with snacks like truffled popcorn and tater tots.
When: Thru Aug. 31. Thurs., 6-10 p.m.
Where: Harry Denton’s Starlight Room, 450 Powell St., at Sutter St. (415-395-8595).

Phantoms Arise

What: The Asian Art Museum’s monthly Matcha event goes supernatural, with Litquake-sponsored poetry readings, a documentary on tattoos, and DJ Vin Sol, all under one roof.
Why: A Trannyshack performance during which she conjures dearly departed divas.
When: Tonight, 5-9 p.m.
Where: 200 Larkin St., at McAllister St. (415-581-3500). Tickets ($10) at museumtix.com.

Kure Bazaar
Detox down to your nails with a low-chemical, ecofriendly line of polishes from France.
Why: Vibrant shades to brighten your digits and the planet. (We’ll take bottles of the Mon Bleu and Afrika.)
When: They just arrived, and the Mission is the only place on the West Coast you can find ’em.
Where: The Detox Market, 969 Valencia St., at 21st St. (415-826-1600).

Photo: Courtesy of Maria Mrasek, Verite Photography

1843 Union St
@ Octavia St
San Francisco, CA 94123
969 Valencia St
bt Liberty & 21st Sts
San Francisco, CA 94110
450 Powell St
@ Sutter St, 21st flr
San Francisco, CA 94102
200 Larkin St
bt Fulton & McAllister Sts
San Francisco, CA 94102
369 The Embarcadero
bt Folsom & Harrison Sts
San Francisco, CA 94105