California Food Fairs, Fests & Markets

Come Aboard the Love Boat for CUESA’s Yacht Rock Summer Cocktail Fete on Aug 29

Come Aboard the Love Boat for CUESA’s Yacht Rock Summer Cocktail Fete on Aug 29

Ahoy mates – hoist a drink and walk the plank with your Epicurators Susie and Laiko for the second annual CUESA Yacht Rocks party next Weds. We are Captaining the costume contest again – so come for one of the best parties of the summer […]



Good Eating at SF Chefs 2013

Good Eating at SF Chefs 2013

Another summer another great SF Chefs event, full of tastes from 200 or so from great San Francisco chefs, coffee roasters, distilleries, and wine makers from around the world. Full, yes, oh so full were we. I’ll dub Campari the “most creative” liquor presentation with […]



Oysterfest at Waterbar San Francisco Benefits Surfrider Foundation | Sept. 1

Oysterfest at Waterbar San Francisco Benefits Surfrider Foundation | Sept. 1

The spectacular Waterbar restaurant set on the Bay is hosting a fest celebrating sustainable oysters and benefiting the San Francisco Surfrider Foundation. This year’s OysterFest will honor New Zealand –  and food, wine and beer from New Zealand will be served for attendees to enjoy. Features […]



Get Your Farmhouse Style On at the Marin Country Mart

Get Your Farmhouse Style On at the Marin Country Mart

I’d heard about the farmers market at the Marin Country Mart by Larkspur Landing. But what a surprise to discover a little bastion of country farmhouse style, Pottery Barn meets Restoration Hardware with a Bay Area twist. Dining options range from Bel Campo Meats (a […]



2013’s “Best Chocolatiers” Announced

2013’s “Best Chocolatiers” Announced

Based around the International Chocolate Salon held late last year in San Francisco, the 2013 Best Chocolatiers and Confectioners in America Award winners were announced this week by TasteTV, which created the contest and event. I was a judge at the Salon, where I got […]



Bay Area Science Festival Includes Events for Eaters

Bay Area Science Festival Includes Events for Eaters

The 2012 second annual Bay Area Science Festival includes numerous events exploring the neurobiology of nibbling, the physiology of feasting, and other intersections between science and food. At San Francisco’s Castro Theatre on Saturday night, October 27, superstar Food Network chef Alton Brown headlines “Ten […]



Wine Country Meatopia: COCHON Heritage Fire in Napa

Wine Country Meatopia: COCHON Heritage Fire in Napa

By Emily Shartin, Epicuring As always, COCHON Heritage Fire in Napa never fails to impress. This year’s installment, held at the River Terrace Inn, featured several Bay Area chefs showing off their skills in whole-animal cookery for a captive audience eager to chow down on […]



2012 San Francisco Street Food Festival & Night Market are going to be off the hook !

2012 San Francisco Street Food Festival & Night Market are going to be off the hook !

By Susie Wyshak   Stop eating now and save your appetite: We had a chance to preview many of the food vendors who will surprise and delight the throngs at the August 18, 2012 San Francisco Street Food Festival. Photos below = 1,000 words. What […]



May 19th 2012 Food Revolution Day

May 19th 2012 Food Revolution Day

The first annual Food Revolution Day was a great success: we raised awareness with a large audience of kids and adults, and hopefully inspired some change in their food habits, along with sharing better food and education. Thanks to everyone who came out to support […]



Epicuring’s List of Annual Food & Wine Events & Festivals

Epicuring’s List of Annual Food & Wine Events & Festivals

Behold, our long over due list of Annual Food & Wine Events & Festivals in California.  We found 126 (!), which means every weekend there are at least 2 things to do to around the state.  If you see any of your favorites missing from […]