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Belinda Leong's Forthcoming Patisserie, Floyd Cardoz in Town, Obama at the W, and More!

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PASTRY CHEF SHUFFLES - When we last talked of Belinda Leong's pastry pop-up at Flour + Water, she was still the pastry chef on record at Manresa in Los Gatos, and now you should know her last official day there was on October 2. She's currently looking for a location for her patisserie concept b. patisserie. In the meantime, you can pick up her treats, including the hard-to-find kouign amann, at Farm:Table, Four Barrel coffee, Grand Coffee and another pop-up coming up at Flour + Water on Dec. 2 Dec. 11. Check out her Facebook page for more details. [GrubStreet, EaterWire]

TOP CHEFFAGE - Top Chef Masters alum Floyd Cardoz will be at the Asian Art Museum on Thursday doing an Indian food demo. For just $10 you can see the demo, taste some Indian bites, hear DJ Janaka Selekta and more. Everything you could possibly want to know about this, can be found on the Facebook. [EaterWire]

OBAMA IN TOWN - Obama will be having a lunch fundraiser at the W Hotel tomorrow with 200 people...and Jack Johnson. [SF Appeal]

THE MISSION - Rocky's made-to-order fry bread is available at El Rio now on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 8 p.m. until he sells out. There are sweet, savory and even vegan versions available. [Vegansaurus!]

BBQ SAUCE - Paragon exec chef Spencer O’Meara and former Barbacco chef de cuisine Sarah Berchard have teamed up to create a line of bbq sauces and rubs. Called S&S, the name stands for the union of the South with San Francisco "swagger." See all the new products and buy them, here. [EaterWire]

THE SHUTTER DRAMA - As Pulcinella sells off everything in sight in North Beach, some die hard fans have gone to great lengths to preserve the restaurant's former wall mural of pulcinella, with the intent of restoring it to its original glory. [Gianni TV]

NAPA - The result of 20 years of planning and building, Arkenstone Vineyards has finally opened to the public and is now taking appointments for private tastings in its 25,000 square-foot underground cave system. The 42 acre Howell Mountain property is mostly planted with traditional Bordeaux varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petite Verdot, Malbec, Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc. Take a look at the property and learn more, here. [EaterWire]

Floyd Cardoz. [Photo: immaculate infatuation]