Food News Bites and Events: Off the Grid Weekday Lunch, Dine About Town, Eat Drink SF


Off the Grid on McCoppin Street. Photo from Facebook.

~OFF THE GRID~ has a new market in SoMa on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Beginning Wednesday May 28th, you’ll find them on 5th St. at Bluxome, from 11am-2pm. There will be four different trucks each day, including Lobsta Truck, Sanguchon, and Kasa Indian. 5th St. at Bluxome.

From Sunday June 1st until Sunday June 15th, great dining deals return with ~DINE ABOUT TOWN~. You can get either a prix-fixe lunch of two or three courses for $18.95, or a three-course dinner for $36.95. There are more than 100 restaurants participating, including lots of spots that are sure to be hits with out-of-town guests. Check out the views and menus at places like Butterfly, Cliff House, and EPIC Roasthouse, to name just a few. Each restaurant has different hours, and some are serving only lunch or only dinner, so be sure to check out the details here, and don’t forget to contact the restaurants directly for reservations.

Snap up your early bird tickets now for ~EAT DRINK SF~ (that’s the festival formerly known as SF Chefs), which is coming to town Friday August 1st through Sunday August 3rd at Fort Mason Center. The full schedule of events will be announced in June, but the Grand Tasting Tent tickets are on sale. They’ll sell out, so now’s the time! Tickets start at $60 for general admission and top off at $175 for VIP tickets, which include early admission and a special lounge with extra nibbles and drinks. Fort Mason Center Festival Pavilion, 2 Marina Blvd. at Laguna.