There are so many great Food & Wine events in San Francisco. And I thought it would be a great idea to do Sunday posts which tell you What, Where & When these events are. If there are any events that you may be interested in attending, then please feel free to contact me and maybe we can meet there or go together.
So, What's in Store for This Week?
Well, here it goes...
SF FOOD MAVEN FOOD & WINE EVENTS
This Tuesday, September 16th, 2008
Sexy Nirvino Event at Sens Restaurant at 4EC - Show Me Your Cachaca
WHAT: Show Me Your Cachaca
WHERE: Sens Restaurant
WHEN: Tuesday Sep 16th, 2008
From 6:30 to 8:30 PM
Cost: FREE for Nirvino members so join now!
Nirvino, a Beer, Wine & Cocktail social domain, where one can connect with other such enthusiasts, is hosting a Mixology Event featuring Brasilian-style cocktails in a beautiful setting, at Sens restaurant in Embarcadero Center 4. They will host a crew of master mixologists to create some fantastic Cabana Cachaca-based drinks.
• Mixology Contest - Five of San Francisco's hottest bartenders
• Mobile Judging - Bring your iPhone, Treo, or Blackberry. We'll be reviewing the drinks live at the event to select the winner of the mixology contest
• Limited Space - This is a private event exclusively for our active Nirvino members
• Your Mission - Rate each of the cocktails from your mobile phone and choose the best drink of the evening.
VIP Early birds can come promptly at 6:30 for a special, super-secret cocktail. The early bird special will be made by Cabana's in-house mixologist, Alex Metzroth, and complemented by Glace Luxury Ice.
Sounds like a sexy, fun event. Who's in?
Wednesday, September 17th, 2008
WHAT: San Francisco Culinary History with GraceAnn Walden and Pablo Estrada
Enjoy a taste of the featured recipes, a glass of wine compliments of the Jug Shop, and neighborhood history from GraceAnn. GraceAnn also offers tours of the city; you can find out about more here.
This series is on Traditional North Beach with Pablo Estrada, chef de cuisine of Rose Pistola
Explore this vibrant neighborhood with food maven-history buff GraceAnn Walden and enjoy a Ligurian dish by Pablo Estrada, chef de cuisine of Rose Pistola restaurant. The cuisine of Rose Pistola captures the authentic flavors, brought here by the Italian immigration of the 19th century.
Thursday, September 18th, 2008
WHAT: San Francisco Restaurants Unite to End Hunger
WHERE: One Ferry Plaza, San Francisco, CA
WHEN: This Thursday, Sep. 18th from 5:30pm–7:30pm
Cost: Tickets are $40 and are available at the door at One Ferry Plaza, directly behind the Ferry Building
This is a special Gourmet Food & Wine event, that has been organized to benefit the San Francisco Food Bank. The SF Food Bank has been having a tough year and they are hoping to get a great turnout for this event. This is a great way for Food Lovers to give back to their community. The $40 ticket price includes live entertainment, drinks, and savory hors d'oeuvres from 30 San Francisco restaurants. Guests may also enter a raffle to win $100 gift certificates to the participating restaurants, listed here:
Absinthe Brasserie & Bar
The City Club
E&O Trading Company
Fior D' Italia
Jillian’s at the Metreon
Joe DiMaggio’s Italian Chophouse
McCormick and Kuleto’s
Thirsty Bear Brewing Company