Photo of Erik Adkins (while at Flora) courtesy of Savoy Stomp.
I’ll be heading down to San Luis Obispo for Sunset’s SAVOR the Central Coast the weekend of October 1st—and it’s not just to attend the oyster seminar and tasting on Sunday October 2nd (which I’m looking forward to). I was invited to be a judge for the LA vs. SF: Food Town Smackdown—Cocktail Edition on Sunday October 2nd, which will have San Francisco’s badass Erik Adkins (The Slanted Door) and Los Angeles’ Damian Windsor (The Roger Room) competing to declare which city is the cocktail capital of California. Uh, duh. Joining me in my judging duties will be Sunset food editor Margo True, LA Weekly’s Jonathan Gold, and Charlotte Voisey, company mixologist for William Grant & Sons.