It’s been seven years and Eat Drink SF returns to San Francisco’s for the premier annual food, wine and spirits festival, Aug. 20 – 23. Presented by the Golden Gate Restaurant Association, enjoy four delicious days of events around San Francisco including the signature Grand Tasting experience at Fort Mason. Satisfy your taste buds with delicious dishes from more than 30 top restaurants and more than 70 different wines, beers and cocktails poured by sommeliers, brewers and top mixologists. Watch cooking demonstrations, learn in classes taught by renowned tastemakers and mingle with tastemakers that make the Bay Area a top dining destination.
Here are a few events to look into:
Aug. 20: Taco Knockdown presented by Milagro Tequila
Folsom Street Foundry
Watch 20 restaurant chefs go head-to-head in a creative challenge for the “taco” title. (Yes, “taco.” Think foldable food inspired by the legacy of the taco.) Cocktails by the Bon Vivants. An expert panel of judges will award “Best Overall,” guests will vote for “People’s Choice.”
Aug. 21 – 22: Grand Tastings
This year there will be three Grand Tastings at the Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason: Friday night, Saturday afternoon and Saturday evening. The Grand Tastings feature dishes from more than 35 restaurants, over 70 beer, wine and spirits makers; entertainment on the main stage; cooking demonstrations on the food stage; expert led beverage classes, and more.
Aug. 23: Brunch Party at Foreign Cinema
New this year, is a brunch party at Foreign Cinema. Cap off an incredible weekend of celebration with the ultimate daytime brunch party complete with amazing food, signature brunch cocktails, entertainment and a community of food enthusiasts. It’s the perfect end to a perfect weekend.