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10/08/2010

What to do this weekend!  »

OK, we’re here to help with your weekend plans. We’re gonna get you pregnant this weekend! Or we’re at least gonna get you so fat you look pregnant. Lez do this.

FRIDAY NIGHT (that’s tonight if you’re not good with days, like me! Happy Thursday!)
“Local Flavor” art exhibition at Fabric8
; opening tonight at 7, a food event every Friday through Nov. 1. DO IT. 

SATURDAY
If you’re at BlogHER Food, come see me (Laura!) on a panel about cuisine ambassadors reppin’ the vegans! Say hi. Please. I’m ascurred.

It’s the last weekend for Beats ‘n’ Brunch and so get your ass down their asap. This will be happening on both Saturday and Sunday and you’ll be there both days!

Go lay in the park, it’s gonna be a beauuuutiful day. If you want, you can hop on BART and go to Oakland for all sorts of amazing eating. Or what about Berkeley for some soft serve

SUNDAY
OK, get up. Go do something good for the chickens by 
protesting against the sale of live chickens at the Heart of the City farmers’ market. DO IT HURRY, and then:

Head back to Beats ‘n’ Brunch and enjoy the very last day of deliciousness. 

Next, because all you do is eat, head to Pop’s for your FREE DELICIOUS PHILLY CHEESESTEAK, Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. and learn it, live it, love it. 

HAPPY EATING LITTLE VEGANSAURS!!!

10/07/2010

Local Flavor at Fabric8: Food and art as more than chocolate syrup in your spin-n-swirl  »


untitled, by Nome Edonna

Vegansaurus love food, obviously! We also love art, which maybe doesn’t come across so clearly, but we appreciate culture across the spectrum, as we’re sure you must, too. Human beings are sort of obligated to evolve, emotionally and culturally and philosophically and all that, what with our great big capacious brains ready for us to fill them.

You’ll have an opportunity to consider food and art tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 8 at “Local Flavor,” a group show of Bay Area artists’ work “focusing on the centuries-old relationship between the visual and culinary arts” at Fabric8 gallery. The exhibition is curated by Tamara Palmer (of, among other publications, SFoodie blog) and Fabric8, and will feature works by artists like Brandon Dicks, Nome Edonna, Rachel Major, Jason Mecier, Phokos, Reuben Rude, and Andy Stattmiller. Great? Great!


Divine, by Jason Mecier
Greater: Olivia Ongpin of Fabric8 says that every Friday for the duration of the exhibition—through Nov. 1—the gallery will host food vendors, both their regular rotation of food carts and “street food served up by local restaurants.” She also says that even though they haven’t set the menus for each Friday yet, Fabric8 “always try to have a vegan option.”

Greatest: The opening reception for “Local Flavor” is at Fabric8 gallery at 3318 22nd St. (at San Jose Avenue) from 7 to 10 p.m. Ms. Ongpin tells us that Soul Cocina will be there, and she “will make sure he brings something vegan.” Isn’t she lovely? Now you have NO EXCUSE not to go and look at the art, which you should do anyway because remember, we’re humans and we should always be learning, or at least trying new things. Also your Vegansaurus may have implicitly obligated you to eat the vegan artistic food. Regardless: Culture: get some.

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