Purple Pie Man, don’t ruin the bake-off.
What: Eat your fill of cookies, cupcakes, and traditional French chouquettes (sugar-covered dough puffs) at the cake and candy boutique’s new Marina flagship.
Why: Nibbles ’n’ bits.
When: Daily, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 2109 Chestnut St., at Steiner St. (415-359-0628).
April in Paris Spring Cleaning
What: Score 20 percent off exquisite handbags, wallets, and more, plus 10 percent off bespoke orders at the accessories showroom in the Inner Richmond.
Why: You love Paris in the springtime.
When: Order deadline is Mar. 31.
Where: 55 Clement St., b/t Arguello Blvd. & 2nd Ave. (415-750-9910).
What: Breakfast pizzas, smoked chipotle ribs, and apple fritters at Marin’s new hub for comfort grub.
Why: Cheers to that.
When: Daily, 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: 5800 Nave Dr., b/t Roblar Dr. & N. Hamilton Pkwy., Novato (415-382-1144).
Ladita Consignment Launches
What: The Bernal Heights ecoboutique buys gently worn designer clothing then cuts you 50 percent of the sale or gives you 60 percent in store credit.
Why: What goes around comes around (hopefully).
When: Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 827 Cortland Ave., at Ellsworth St. (415-648-4397).
Cindy Pawlcyn’s Appetizers
What: Napa’s beloved chef dishes secrets on savory starters (Mustards Grill onion rings, grilled oysters) in her new cookbook celebrating big eats in small packages.
Why: Get the haps on the apps.
When: A little goes a long way.
Where: Online at tenspeed.com.