Food & Drink

The Weekend Guide

Go ahead. Slip into the fog.

EAT (and GO)
Sam’s Chowder House
What: Authentic New England-style fare (like clambakes and lobster rolls) served with a side of stunning ocean view.
Why: So much closer than the Cape.
When: Mon.-Thurs., 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Where: 4210 N. Cabrillo Hwy., just past Pillar Pt. Harbor, Half Moon Bay (650-712-0245).

The Fall Fashion Art Show
Original illustrations of fab furs, NY couture, and shoes from the modern era, plus a live vintage fashion show by A Fine Tooth.
Why: Pretty as a picture.
When: Thurs., 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Lost Art Salon, 245 S. Van Ness Ave., at 13th St., ste. 303 (415-861-1530).

The Soul of a New Cuisine: a Discovery of the Foods and Flavors of Africa
What: Aquavit chef Marcus Samuelsson shows, tells, and signs his new cookbook. Proceeds go to the Museum of the African Diaspora.
Why: Journey to the source.
When: Fri., 6-8 p.m.
Where: MoAD, 685 Mission St., at Third St. (415-358-7215). Tickets are $65, including book.

Tango La Melodia
Fictional band rolls tango, gypsy jazz, silent film, and the roaring ’20s into one red-hot show.
Why: It takes two. Sometimes three.
When: Thru Nov. 18. Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: Exit Theatre, 156 Eddy St., at Taylor St. (415-673-3847). Tickets online at brentbishop.com.

Rogan Trunk Show Benefit

What: Designer Rogan Gregory previews spring ’07; 15 percent of weekend sales benefit Live Oak School’s visual arts program.
Why: Can’t resist the Rogan charm.
When: Fri., 7-9 p.m.
Where: AB Fits, 1519 Grant Ave., b/t Union & Filbert Sts. (415-982-5726).

1519 Grant Ave
bt Union & Filbert Sts
San Francisco, CA 94133
245 S Van Ness Ave
@ 13th St, ste 303
San Francisco, CA 94103