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VIDEO INTERLUDE — A slew of fake commercials and remixes for the Lithuanian mineral water Vytautas display the incredible awesomeness that real campaigns always seem to miss. Don't click unless prepared for goats inside of boats, polar bears riding orcas, and wise words on preventing panda gang rape. [Eater National]

MISSION — Mission Venezuelan eatery Pica Pica Maize Kitchen (401 Valencia) is showing unusual solidarity with the Irish. Their cooks will use green basil to tint arepas to an emerald hue and offer $4 specials on Murphy's Irish Stout and St. Paddy's Bud Light bottles from March 15-17. [EaterWire]

SUGARWIRE — Belinda Leong of B Patisserie celebrates the international fete known as Jour de Macaron (Macaron Day) by bringing the brightly-hued treats in flavors such as salted caramel cocoa nib and roasted white chocolate with Four Barrel Coffee to Village Market (1 Ferry Building) on March 20 at 11 a.m. until supplies are gone. One free macaron will be bestowed in exchange for any purchase. [EaterWire]

PACIFIC HEIGHTS — Cotogna (490 Pacific) hosts a Sunday supper on March 18 featuring guest chef Olivier Cordier cooking a four-course meal for $50. Olivier's Butchery in Dogpatch was just named one of America's five best new artisanal butchers by Bon Appetit, and Cordier's meal this weekend includes Penn Cove mussels, Tokyo turnips and a gigantic leg of lamb. [EaterWire]

EXPANSIONWIRE — Rockridge's Toast Wine Lounge (5900 College Ave) has snapped up the space next door. It'll eventually be dubbed Toast Bar, with a focus on the harder stuff and a closing time of midnight. [Diablo]


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