Belinda Leong of b. patisserie, one of the many culinary talents taking part in the 12 Nights of Chocolate. Photo courtesy of Dandelion Chocolate.
You ready to make some hard decisions? Because these cool events will all be vying for your attention. Let’s start with the chance to enjoy some Russ & Daughters toppings on Tartine Bakery malted rye bagels as you thumb through the Mission Chinese Food Cookbook. Yes, you can enjoy a Super Heebster, at ~MISSION CHINESE FOOD~ here in SF! Events are on the mornings of Sunday November 15th and Monday the 16th from 10am-3pm ($60), or come by for dinner on the 16th and enjoy a sneak preview of the new MCF menu, cookies by Momofuku Milk Bar, and beer from Tiger Beer ($85). Read more and get tickets.
Pizza fanatics: Franco Pepe of Pepe in Grani (in Caiazzo, Caserta), lauded as a maker of the best pizza in the world, will be appearing at both ~A16 ROCKRIDGE~ (on November 16th, make reservations here) and ~A16~ San Francisco (on November 17th, resos here) as a guest pizzaiolo, serving a limited run of 100 pies each night. He’ll be importing many of his staple ingredients so that the pizzas meet his specs, an amazing opportunity for those who can’t travel to Campania!
Tuesday November 17th, ~BAR AGRICOLE~ is hosting an Autumnal Feast on the Patio with Full Belly Farm! Drinks and snacks at 6:30pm, dinner at 7pm, which includes a whole roasted lamb served family style, with collards, kabocha squash, pomegranate, almonds, and more. $99.
Warm up with friends on Friday November 20th at ~E&O KITCHEN & BAR~’s first Bottomless Hot Pot Dinner from chef Sharon Nahm, which will include a Lagunitas beer pairing and tasting with certified cicerone Tim Decker from Lagunitas Brewing Company. There will also be appetizers and dessert. Tickets for the evening event are $85 (including tax and gratuity) and can be purchased online here. 6:30pm.
Lastly, get your tickets for some of these ~DANDELION CHOCOLATE~ 12 Nights of Chocolate events with top SF chefs (the events are sweet and savory, and all feature Dandelion’s chocolate). Best of all, proceeds go to benefit the SF-Marin Food Bank.
From the first night on Wednesday December 2nd with Dominique Crenn (Atelier Crenn, Petit Crenn), Traci Des Jardins (Jardinière), Belinda Leong (b. Patisserie), and Alan Murray (Jardinière) doing wine pairings, to an event with Stephanie Prida (Manresa), Shawn Gawle (Quince), Nick Muney (Coi) creating a three-course dessert menu, each one sounds pretty fantastic. December 13th is the finale, with Nicole Krasinski (State Bird Provisions), Mikiko Yui (State Bird Provisions), and artist-chef Leah Rosenberg doing a night of dinner bites, matcha, a spirited shake, bubbles, and more. Check out all of these amazing events and get your tickets now.