Dining Around with Joel Riddell

Saturday  August 16th 2014  

Live from the Capital of American Gastronomy


10:00- Open



Cynthia Sandburg, Proprietor of Love Apple Farms

Classes- 2317 Vine Hill Road, Santa CruzCA

1-831-588-3801 www.Growbetterveggies.com



Kimberly Bugler Executive Pastry Chef, the Sir Francis Drake Hotel, and Scalas Bistro432 Powell Street SF CA 415-395-8558



Mike Shim and Robert Mock, Co-Founders of Ocean’s Halo Seaweed Chips www.OceansHalo.com


David Steele, Partner in Ne Timeas Restaurant Group, including Flour and Water, Central Kitchen and Salumeria   

Jordan Kurland co-founder of Noise Pop, www.20thStreetBlockParty.com

Noise Pop – 20th street food festival  Saturday, August 23, 2014, Free



Caley Shoemaker, Distiller of Hangar One Vodka 2505 Monarch St, AlamedaCA  www.HangarOne.com

Tristan Bagetta , Rye SF and Rye on the Road –

Rye, 688 Geary Blvd at Leavenworth www.Ryesf.com

www.RyeontheRoad.com  415-474-4448


Reports and Events

Outside Lands – Extremely Successful music festival, with food, wine, beer and sake components


The 100 Foot Journey

Dame Helen Mirren, Mamish Dayal, Charlotte Le Bon, Om Puri, Juhi Chawla

Souvla – 517 Hayes StreetSFCA – no reservations www.Souvlasf.com

Greek Beer, Greek Wine, Casual Atmosphere

A Greek Sandwich shop inspired by casual neighborhood spots in Greece where souvla means spit of skewer. 

Charles Bililies


La Nebbia, 1781 Church StreetSFCA415-847-9924 www.LaNebbia.com

·        Enoteca, Pizzeria and Prosciutto Bar

·        Massimiliano Conte and Lorella Degan


Porcellino Restaurant, Restaurant Winebar & Market 1550 Church StreetSFCA415-641-4500 www.Porcellinosf.com

Executive Chef Chris Cosentino

Mark Pastore, Owner

·        Boccalone * Chris, Mark, Tatiana Graf,

* Stephen Pocock = salumiere


Scala's Bistro's 4th annual Bloody Mary Battle

Anything But Red 

Sunday August 24th from 12-2p.m

Tickets are $30.00 in advance $40.00 VIP

This year's event will gather 10 bartenders from across the City to compete for Best Bloody – but the twist is this year's theme is Anything But Red. 

Including Rickhouse, La Urbana, 25 Lusk, Novela, Gaspar Brasserie, Churchill, Honor Kitchen & Cocktails & Alta CA


La Cocina Street Food Festival Saturday August 16thwww.sfstreetfoodfest.com


Savor Filipino www.SavorFilipino.comAugust 30th 2014 10a - 6pm

• FREE Admission with Live Entertainment

• Chefs from all over the country and around the bay area

• 20+ unique dishes ranging from traditional to modern.

• Recipes designed by chefs from around the USA