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Pig Out at Cochon555’s Whole Hog Heritage BBQ; Rye Project to Debut an Expanded Menu

Plus, eat authentic South African curry and try some Oregonian wines.

Magnolia Brewing's playing host to Cochon555's upcoming whole hog roast.
Magnolia Brewing's playing host to Cochon555's upcoming whole hog roast.
Patricia Chang

DOGPATCHCochon555 just announced the upcoming Heritage BBQ with competing chefs Dennis Lee (Smokestack, Namu Gaji), Geoff Davis (The Dock), Michael Rafidi (RN74), Nicolai Lipscomb (The Battery) and John Madriaga (Spruce) cooking up whole heritage breed pigs for 20 judges and 250 attendees. The meatfest is taking place at Magnolia Brewery on Sunday, September 13; get your ticket here to pig out. [EaterWire]

SOMA — Jewish-style deli Rye Project is celebrating its first birthday with an expanded menu starting this Friday, August 28. New sandwiches include the "Foxy Loxy" with lox, cream cheese, pico de gallo, sprouts and pickled onion on an onion roll. [EaterWire]

MISSION — Top Cheftestant (and South Africa native) Lizzie Binder is hosting the second of her South African dinner series, this time featuring popular street food Bunny Chow, or curry served in an edible bread bowl and meant to be eaten with your hands. Get tickets to the three-course meal on Friday, August 28 here. [EaterWire]

PRESIDIO — Our sister state to the North is said to produce some pretty good wine, and Willamette Valley Wineries is giving SF the chance to taste 66 versions of it. Pinot noir, Chardonnay, Pinot gris and more, all produced in Oregon, will be at Pinot in the City this Wednesday, August 26 at the Golden Gate Club. Grab your ticket here. [EaterWire]

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