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Temperatures are expected to climb into the 70s on this early spring day—-ideal conditions for an ice cream sandwich. Especially a gourmet maple-bacon ice cream sandwich made with waffle cookies. Sugar Magnolia, the brand spankin’ new treats shop in Cleveland Park, brought to you by the proprietors of the similarly Grateful Dead song-titled Ripple, is opening today, with pasty chef Alison Reed offering a variety of adult takes on the childhood favorite. The aforementioned bacon-y variety is one. Other flavors include a chocolate cookie with coffee coconut ice cream and a peanut butter cookie with Valrhona chocolate ice cream. Prices range from $3 to $5. The shop, located at 3417 Connecticut Ave NW, is open until 8 p.m.

Coming up: On Sunday, Bourbon Steak in Georgetown and The Majestic in Alexandria are both hosting viewing parties for the season premiere of AMC’s Mad Men. Also: get your tickets here for Tuesday’s cow carving and seasoning demo at The Occidental, featuring TV’s Adam Richman and renowned butcher Pat LaFrieda. The demo and accompany three-course meal costs $200. Proceeds benefit the Armed Forces Foundation.

For more info and other options, click on any link in the Y&H food events calendar above.

Got something tasty going on? Email tips, daily specials and event listings to hungry@washingtoncitypaper.com