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Food & Drink

The Weekend Guide

It’s October already? Oh, fudge.

VOTE
You Be the Fudge
What:
Three local bakeries vie for top spot on Bliss Spa’s brownie buffet. Follow the adorable VW van around town and be an official taste tester.
Why: Choc the vote.
When: Thru Oct. 20.
Where: See schedule online at youbethefudge.com.

MANGIA
Swanky 1950s Italian Dress-Up Dinner
What:
Chef Eskender Aseged cooks; author Jenny McPhee reads; you bring chianti and va-va-voom.
Why: Buon appetito.
When: Fri. Aperitivo, 7:30 p.m.; dinner, 8 p.m.
Where: A.Muse Gallery, 614 Alabama St., at 18th St. (415-279-6281). R.S.V.P. to info@yourmusegallery.com by 2 p.m. Fri.

SUPPORT

Bake Sale for Hope
What:
Treat yourself to sustainable confections to benefit Transfair USA.
Why: Your waistline for justice? A totally fair trade.
When: Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 315 Linden St., b/t Gough St. & Octavia Blvd., next to Blue Bottle Coffee Co.

HEAR
Charlie Louvin
What:
Two chances to catch the living country legend this weekend.
Why: Git some good ol’ fashioned Louvin.
When: Sat., 2 p.m.; Sun., 12:55 p.m.
Where: Sat., Amoeba Music, 1855 Haight St., at Shrader St. (415-831-1200). Sun., Rooster Stage, Golden Gate Park. Map online at strictlybluegrass.com.

BUY
Waris Elephant Pin
What: Cute silver brooch created especially for The Darjeeling Limited (opening today). All proceeds go to Elephant Family to protect Asian elephants from extinction.
Why: Passage to India.
When: Before you forget.
Where: Online at yoox.com.

LOCATION
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1855 Haight St
bt Stanyan & Shrader Sts
San Francisco, CA 94117
415-831-1200
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