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Meaty News: Butcher's Guild Retreat, Rib Throwdown

Waterfront Hotel. [Photo: Bay Area Arc ]
THE MISSION — Scoutmob hosts a Rib Throwdown and Coffee Barista Competition at 3 p.m. on September 8 at Coffee Bar (1890 Bryant). Tickets ($25) include four rib dishes with sides, beer or wine, and games of sidewalk cornhole and are available behind this here link. [EaterWire]

COMING ATTRACTIONS — The inaugural Butcher's Guild Retreat takes place September 19-23 at Oakland's Waterfront Hotel (10 Washington). The latter half of the educational seminar-laden event coincides with this year's Eat Real Fest. Procure tickets ($275) right this way. [EaterWire]

THE ELSEWHERE — Bouchon Bakery is setting up a second outpost in Las Vegas at the Venetian, where the nearest "competition" is a neighboring Walgreen's. It should be open by Thanksgiving [Eater Vegas]

BURGERWIRE — Petitions are being filed by in hopes that In-N-Out Burger will start making veggie burgers and using grass-fed beef. A spokesman for the corporation said that these requests have been received but not yet evaluated. An animal style veggie burger does sound terrific actually. [National Restaurant News]

Coffee Bar

1890 Bryant Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 415 551 8100

Waterfront Hotel

10 Washington, Oakland, CA