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Blackbird Gets a Refresh; Slocombe #2 Progress Report

CASTROBlackbird's fourth anniversary approaches, and they'll be getting an interior refresh for the occasion, including new furniture and a new pool table. They've also added 60 whiskeys to their back bar and upgraded their wine list, and will hold a party on Sunday, July 28 to celebrate. [EaterWire]

THE EMBARCADEROZagat has a preview rendering of the forthcoming Humphry Slocombe shop at the Ferry Building, which will feature lighted jars in the back and at least one Embarcadero-only flavor. They're targeting November. [Zagat]

BERNAL HEIGHTS—File under "awww": an enterprising nine-year-old is making plush toy steaks to sell alongside the real ones at Avedano's. So huggable! So delicious! [Bernalwood]

THE MISSION—As clever tip-soliciting schemes go, Curry Up Now's is golden, leveraging one of the greatest debates of our time to garner extra sawbucks. [Uptown Almanac]

SOMA—As it gears up for its return to Frederick Street, Bacon Bacon is celebrating via a team-up dinner with Trace restaurant at the W Hotel. Tickets are $40. [EaterWire]

FISHERMAN'S WHARF—Interested in SF restaurant history? Consider attending tomorrow's Grub, Brew, and Java panel, held by SF Architectural Heritage, at the Gold Dust Lounge. Tickets are $12. [EaterWire]

THE MISSION—Sunday is Chuck Siegel's birthday, and the team at Charles Chocolates is dedicating their afternoon tea to recreations of his food favorites from his hometown of Flint, Michigan. Coney dogs, riblets, and donuts are involved. Tickets are $36.50. [EaterWire]

MARSHALL—Get a lesson in harvesting honey from Marshall Farms, as Kinfolk magazine hosts a field trip there this Sunday. They'll be doing honey infusions, then enjoying snacks, wine, and cocktails in the fields. Tickets are $55. [EaterWire]

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