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). SEE The Fall Fashion Art Show What: 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). HEAR 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 What: 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. BUY 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).