Your guide to the tastiest foodie happenings going down this week. Bon appetit!
Halal Guys Opens First Bay Area Brick-and-Mortar
The NYC-based food cart and purveyor of delicious chicken and rice doused in spicy red hot sauce and creamy white sauce is opening up its first brick-and-mortar in San Jose. The menu will include gyro sandwiches in addition to their signature platters. For those who can't make the trek down to the 408, Caviar is delivering The Halal Guy through May 20th. // Opening Friday, June 3rd: 81 Curtner Ave #20 (San Jose), thehalalguysfranchise.com
Outside Lands Announces Food Lineup for 2016
Outside Lands announced their food lineup this week and it's as epic as this year's music lineup. Returning favorites include 4505 with their "best damn grass-fed cheeseburgers," Del Popolo with margherita pizzas, and Azalinas with her amazing Malaysian nachos. Newcomers to OSL include Belcampo Meat Co., Fine & Rare, and Oakland's newest restaurant, Itani Ramen. // August 5th-7th, Golden Gate Park, sfoutsidelands.com/taste
(Photo by Cameron Neilson)
Eric Ripert at Bar Agricole
Join Michelin-starred food celebrity Eric Ripert at Bar Agricole for a book party on Monday. Ripert will be signing copies of his new memoir 32 Yolks, and there will be plenty of cocktails and appetizers inspired by the book on hand. // $75, Monday May 23rd, 7pm-9pm. 355 11th St. (SoMa), Get tickets here.
Cherry Bombe Magazine at Omnivore Books
Head to Omnivore books tonight to celebrate Cherry Bombe Magazine's California issue, which features notable women in the restaurant industry such as Liz Pruiett from Tartine, Michelle Polzine from 20th Century Cafe, Smitten Ice Cream founder Robyn Sue Fisher, Gabriela Camara of Cala, and more. Editors will be on-hand to meet, greet, and sign copies. There'll be food, wine, and so many wonderful chefs, as well. // Wednesday May 18th, 6:30pm-8:30pm. 3885 Cesar Chavez (Noe Valley), omnivorebooks.com/events
(Photo by @miki.sf, via Instagram)
Miki Canelé Pop-Up at Pinhole
State Bird Provisions' pastry chef Mikkiko Yui is popping up at Pinhole Coffee with delicious canelé (a small French pastry with a custard center and a thick caramelized crust). Try all the flavors including matcha green tea, goat cheese pineapple, and of course, the classic. // Sunday May 22nd, 10am-soldout. 231 Cortland (Bernal Heights), instagram.com/miki.sf
Sunday Sugo at Spaghetti Bros.
Spaghetti Bros. is launching a special all-day Sunday Sugo Menu. The weekly rotating menu will be a three-course (for a total of eight dishes), family-style meal featuring such plates as carrot goulash, crispy fried chicken, and slow roasted strawberry scones. There will also be a build-your-own mimosa bar. Dangerous. // Sundays, 12pm-9pm. 3213 Scott St. (Cow Hollow), spaghettibrossf.com