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San Francisco Street Food Festival

A Handy Road Map To The San Francisco Street Food Festival

The fourth annual San Francisco Street Food Festival sponsored by La Cocina has over 70 food vendors in a holding pattern about to divebomb six blocks of the Mission this Saturday. This year, there is also a ticketed Night Market fundraiser on Friday night at Alemany Market (with heat lamps), and a host of food entrepreneurship related panels on Sunday. Whether you're a dabbling street food enthusiast or an industry die-hard, there's a perfect bite waiting to be had. Here are a few pointers to help navigate the weekend's street food madness so you can get the most out of it. 

Food Festival Bonanza! Scoping This Weekend's Eat Real Festival in Oakland

Recovered from last weekend's Street Food Festival yet? Well, we hope you ate enough 'Zilla dogs and Korean tacos to tide you over until this weekend's Eat Real Festival in Oakland, another bonafide food festival bonanza.

The Bay Bridged's Rock Make Street Festival Takes Over 18th & Treat Street This Sunday

This weekend is gonna be action packed. After eating yourself silly at the SF Street Food Festival, head to the 3rd Annual Rock Make Street Festival for a good time before getting back to the grind. From 11 am-6 pm at Treat Street and 18th, the Bay Bridged's bigger-than-ever street fest is an all-ages bonanza with food, over 100 arts and crafts vendors, and three stages live music. There will also be a beer garden for those over 21.

Word On The Street: The Must-Do, Must-Eat At The SF Street Food Festival

For the last many, many months (you know, when I wasn't eating burgers), I've been working tirelessly with La Cocina to organize the city's first ever San Francisco Street Food Festival. Now, with the big day less than 48 hours away I'm thrilled to be able to tell you all that we're ready. Bring on the pupusas, the barbequed oysters, the agua fresca the...well, here are my top seven picks for things you really, really shouldn't miss when you come and join me and fellow food-lovers at the festival (THIS Saturday, August 22, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Folsom Street between 25th and 26th).

Want to Cook at Chez Panisse? Bid Now.

If you're not feeling flush, pool some money with your friends because the San Francisco Street Food Festival silent auction started today and the offerings are enough to make a foodie weep with want:

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