Eat Drink SF

I had the opportunity to attend the Saturday Evening Grand Tasting of Eat Drink SF. This is its eighth year, and they had four tasting events spread over three days. Each of the tastings featured dozens (if not hundreds) of incredible restaurants, breweries, and distilleries. Show up hungry and thirsty because its unlimited food and drinks the second you walk in the door. Here are just a few highlights from an unforgettable night:


Brazilian grilled steak with kale salad from Fogo De Chao


Sushi tacos from Chaya


Pork tacos with tomatillo salsa from Uno Dos Tacos


Spicy salmon and spicy tuna handrolls from PABU Izakaya + The Ramen Bar


Mini pulled pork sliders on biscuits from Presidio Social Club


Hudson Valley Foie Gras was serving up duck and ham grilled cheese with a foie gras milkshake. Definitely one of the most interesting combinations of the night and an unexpected favorite of mine.


Salt & pepper wings from the San Pellegrino truck, inspired by Mission Chinese


Of course, tons of alcohol. Including summery cocktails from Hangar 1


And I was able to make my lifelong dream of cuddling with baos come true (excuse the blur, when your dreams come true, it’s hard to contain the excitement)


By the end of this, I was completely immobilized. I’ll be dreaming of this night until Eat Drink SF 2017 comes around.


The full list of Saturday evening participants:

FEATURED RESTAURANTS: Alexander’s Steakhouse, Alta CA, ANZU, Asian Box, Aster, Belga, Bix, Bluestem Brasserie, Buena Vista Cafe, Cafe Madeleine, Ca’Momi Osteria, Canela Bistro & Wine Bar, Causwells, CHAYA Brasserie, Delarosa, Delfina, Fénix, Fogo de Chao, Frozen Kuhsterd, Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, Haven, Lolinda, PABU Izakaya and The Ramen Bar, Parallel 37, Piccino, Pläj Restaurant, Presidio Social Club, Rose Pistola, Sessions at the Presidio, Uno Dos Tacos, Waxman’s.


FEATURED BEVERAGES BY: 1,000 Stories, Bass Note Sangria, Beaujolais Wines, Bonterra Organic Vineyards, Bodegas Muriel Reserva, Bulldog Gin, Ca’ Momi Winery, Carpano Antica Formula, Chateau D’Esclans, Concannon Vineyard, Fernet Branca, FloWater, Freemark Abbey Winery, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wine, Junipero Gin, Kikori Whiskey, Mr. Espresso, New Age White, Premium Port, Pure Leaf Iced Tea: Tea House Collection, Purity Organics, Rodney Strong Vineyards, Singani 63, Sipsmith Independent Spirits, San Francisco Brewers Guild, S. PELLEGRINO® Sparkling Natural Mineral Water, Spirit Works Distillery, Stella Artois, Stella Artois Cidre, Stonestreet Estate Vineyards, Templeton Rye, Teeling Whiskey, The Glenlivet, Torres Brandy, Tropical Passion Fruit Moscato, Trumer Pils, Tullamore D.E.W, Whetstone Wine Cellars, Woodford Reserve, Zaya Rum, and Zodiac Vodka.



Anchor Brewing Co., Harmonic Brewing Co., San Francisco Brewing Co., Seven Stills Brewery & Distillery, and Sufferfest Beer Co. (Low Gluten)

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