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The Ice Cream Bar's New Location Has a Name; Drink Rosé and Eat Oysters on the Cheap at The Cavalier

Plus, learn more about liquor and support your favorite food gals.

The Ice Cream Bar in Cole Valley is opening a second location.
The Ice Cream Bar in Cole Valley is opening a second location.
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CASTRO — Coming late fall or early winter is The Ice Cream Bar’s second location, which will officially be called The Castro Fountain. Located at 554 Castro Street, the ice cream shop will start off serving only the soft stuff, with the hopes of expanding to baked goods as well. As we reported back in April, owner Juliet Pries plans to also serve soda fountain drinks, but unclear if that will include the hard stuff. [EaterWire]

SOMA — Chase away the Sunday blues with The Cavalier’s new Sunday Roast tradition. Every Sunday through the end of summer, chef Steve Dustin and executive chef Jennifer Puccio will serve a rotation of roasted meats like prime rib, leg of lamb and porchetta with seasonal vegetable sides, classic Yorkshire pudding, beef au jus and red wine for $70 per two people. Plus, the British-inspired restaurant is further celebrating the season with a happy hour deal of a dozen oysters and a bottle of rosé for $30 at the Blue Bar. [EaterWire]

MARINA — Liquor lovers, take note: St. George Spirits is hosting a tasting and education evening with St. George founder Jörg Rupf, master distiller Lance Winters and master blender & head distiller Dave Smith moderated by Shanna Farrell from the Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at UC Berkeley on Tuesday, August 18 at The Interval at Long Now. You’ll get to find out more about the gin, whiskey, vodka and absinthe company while imbibing serious knowledge, two cocktails, a welcome punch and appetizers included in the ticket price. [EaterWire]

MISSION — Support your favorite food gals while their portraits hang on the walls of 18 Reasons. Oakland photographer Molly DeCoudreaux snagged candid shots of 10 Bay Area female food scenesters, including Luisa Alberto (Sōw Juice), Gillian Sara Shaw (Black Jet Baking Co.) and Shakirah Simley (Slow Jams), for her "A Farmer, A Baker, A Kimchi Maker: Women Food Entrepreneurs At Work" series. The results are on display starting this Thursday, August 13 with an opening reception. No RSVP needed. [EaterWire]

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