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Beach Blanket Babylon Ice Cream; Caviar Hits East Bay

THE MISSION/THE EMBARCADEROHumphry Slocombe's latest partnership flavor is a collaboration with Beach Blanket Babylon: it's called Beach Blanket Babylon Goes Bananas, and features ingredients that are a tribute to three of the revue's most famous characters: Snow White (apple), Banana Carmen (roasted banana), and Mr. Peanut (frosted peanut). It's available from May 16-June 16, in honor of BBB's 40th anniversary. [EaterWire]

EAST BAYRecently cash-infused food delivery startup Caviar has landed in the East Bay, with a curated listing of restaurants to rival its SF edition. Hawker Fare, A16 Rockridge, Hopscotch, Shan Dong, and Plum Bar are in the initial cohort; Ike's Lair and Homeroom are next up. [EBX]

JACKSON SQUARE/THE EMBARCADERO—Two sommelier shakeups: Chris Baggetta has departed Quince as wine director, and her replacement is Jai Wilson, a longtime Jardiniére somm. Meanwhile, over at Epic Roasthouse, Gordana Josovic has been promoted to wine director, replacing Petra Polakovicova. [Tablehopper]

HAYES VALLEYHayes Valley's annual brunch in honor of the 1906 earthquake and fire goes down tomorrow morning. Join the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association for an architectural tour of the neighborhood, then sit down to some kegs and eggs at Biergarten. The suggested donation is $25. [Hoodline]


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