Mark your calendars: On Saturday, October 13, SF Mag will be hosting their eighth annual Fall Fest, which is basically the last of the year’s big eating and drinking fests, until next spring. It always takes place down around Justin Herman Plaza at Embarcadero Center, and this year’s lineup is pretty noteworthy.
The featured food booths will include Brasserie S &P;, Buritt Room + Tavern, Café des Amis, Claudine, Dosa, Emmy’s Spaghetti Shack, Kara’s Cupcakes, Namu, Nick’s Cove, Perbacco, Sens Restaurant, Skates on the Bay, Starbelly, Sweet Woodruff, Tacolicious, Trace, and Wente.
There will also be cocktail and wine booths, live music, local artisan products, and a cocktail competition featuring Allison Webber of Jaspers Corner Tap & Kitchen, Alicia Walton of Elixir, Eric Giardina of Tacolicious, H. Joseph Ehrmann of Elixir, and Dominic Alling of Berreta. Below, some featured demos and drink seminars happening throughout the day.
Belinda Leong - b. patisserie
Michel Suas - San Francisco Baking Institute
Justin Simoneaux - Boxing Room
Anthony Strong - Locanda
Pretti Mistry - Juhu Beach Club
Jodi Liano - San Francisco Cooking School
Stuart Brioza - State Bird Provisions
Host - Paul Einbund
James Freeman - Founder, Blue Bottle
Yoon Ha - Head Sommelier, Benu
Alan Murray - Master Sommelier
Jesse Friedman - Co-Founder, Almanac Beer
Thad Vogler, Owner, Bar Agricole
This all happens from noon to 4 p.m. on October 13. Advance tickets can be purchased here for $95, and they’ll be available at the door for $110. Proceeds benefit Meals on Wheels of San Francisco.