Admit it: you'd try any number of mind-altering substances if someone would only invite you to the right party. On Monday, you're invited to alter your taste buds, at a Miracle Fruit Party at Temple Nightclub. Arriving in SF via the underground NYC party circuit, MFPs center around Synsepalum dulcificuma, a rare West African berry that plays Willy Wonka with your tongue, making sour/bitter substances taste sweet (the sensation's dubbed "flavor tripping" by the founders, who've trippily dubbed themselves "Supreme" and "Mustache Commander"). Upon arrival, pop your berry and hit Sup' and 'Stache's largest buffet to date: puckering garnishes, wretched fruit, sauces, etc, painstakingly picked to showcase dulcifuma's transformative powers, from cheeses that evoke frostings to grapefruit that tastes of pixie stix (you don't even want to know what an actual pixie stick would do to you). Beverages also get the treatment, with unsweetened juices that'll taste like Five-Alive, plus a bevy of lambic beers and stouts that'll go down like milkshakes and tequila that'll taste so much like lemonade, you'll be tempted to sell it to neighborhood moms for a quarter. Unique to SF'll be a few new taste sensations including mixed chocolate, sourdough bread, and raw oysters -- add reckless love, and you've got yourself a sweet little Woodstock.
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