Foodie Agenda: Picnic at the Presidio + La Mar’s New Menu

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Your guide to the tastiest foodie happenings going down this week. Bon appetit! 


Off the Grid’s Picnic at the Presidio Resumes

Off the Grid and the Presidio Trust are joining forces once again to bring back Picnic at the Presidio starting this Sunday. Returning favorites include Nopalito, Wing Wings (home of SF’s best fried chicken), and the Whole Beast. New vendors include Ceviche & Co., Bacon Bacon, and Powder, a purveyor of Taiwanese shaved snow (aka fluffy ribbons of creamy goodness).  //  11am to 4pm, Sundays, Montgomery St & Lincoln St. (Presidio) offthegrid.com

La Mar Launches New Delicious Menu Items

This Thursday, La Mar will begin to roll out new menu items leading up to a brand new menu revamp in May. All of the new dishes are inspired by Chef Victoriano Lopez’s recent trip to Peru. Expect large format share platters (called bandejas) of ceviches, empanadas, and grilled meats. // Monday-Satuday,11:30am-close, Pier 1.5 (The Embarcadero), lamarsf.com

SF Vintners Market

Plan to buy lots of wine this Friday and Saturday at the SF Vintners Market. There’ll be up to 100 different wineries showcasing their finest wares. The focus is on small producers around the world and will feature wine of all styles including new releases, library collections and end-of-vintage selections, all available to order. There will also be a variety of food available for purchase. // 5:30-9:30pm, 135 4th St, 4th Floor (SoMa), Get tickets here.

Food+Farm Film Festival

The food world and art world collide at The Roxie this weekend at Food & Farm Film Fest. Find the answers to tough questions about our food system while viewing films that challenge how we think about food and farms. All proceeds from the Fest benefit the 18 Reasons Cooking Matters program, which teaches 3,000 low-income Bay Area families how to shop for and cook delicious, healthy food each year. // April 1-3, 3117 16th St. (Mission), foodandfarmfilms.com

 Omar Mamoon is the founder of Dough & Co.

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