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Comedy Central’s SF Festival Will Drop Fried Chicken and Cheeseboys in June

The Clusterfest food lineup is out, and it’s small but mighty

Tom Tomkinson Photography/Clusterfest

Clusterfest, comedy’s answer to music festivals like Outside Lands, is gearing up for a second year in Civic Center, and it’s just released a very serious, no-joke lineup of food options.

On top of the event’s 70 comedians and musicians — headliners are The Lonely Island, TrevorNoah, Jon Stewart, and Amy Schumer — the festival is bringing back replicas of Paddy’s Pub from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and a county fair inspired by South Park, with food that’s a serious cut above whatever it is Chef slops onto trays at South Park Elementary.

Last year’s food showing was a serious trip, with cooking demos including a chili cook-off between Sarah and Evan Rich (Rich Table) and Matt Accarrino (SPQR), with Top Chef Melissa King and brooke Williamson breaking down a pig in some kind of tribute to South Park’s ManBearPig episode.

But this year, it looks like Clusterfest has cut back on those showcases — with the exception of Paddy’s Pub and South Park — scrapping the Seinfeld diner and “soup nazi” stand of last year. The focus will be on the comedians and musicians onstage, with stars like Tiffany Haddish, David Cross, Maria Bamford, and even music from Third Eye Blind. For a bit of culinary crossover, there’s Action Bronson, the rapper and host of Viceland food show F*ck, That’s Delicious.

The list of food options is not as long as the seemingly endless list of snacks found at massive events like Outside Lands, but it’s a strong group, including Dosa’s hot new East Bay sibling Dosa by Dosa and beloved cheeseboys from Kronnerburger. And naturally, there’s rum ham.

Have a gander below:

South Park County Fair Menu

Whistlin’ Willy’s by Little Star Pizza

Deep Dish Cheese Slice
Deep Dish Sausage Slice
Thin Crust Cheese Slice
Thin Crust Sausage Slice

Tweek Bros. by Johnny Doughnuts

Doughnut Sundae
“Dem Donuts” 3 Pack
Powdered Pancake Doughnuts
Espresso

Les Bos curated by mixologist Ethan Terry

Chili Con Carnival
Cuervo Especial, Ancho Reyes, Stiegl Radler Grapefruit Beer finished with Tears of Unfathomable Sadness

Scuzzlebutt
Boodles Gin, Celery Juice, Creme de Peche, Lime, Mint

Gingervitus
Bushmills, Top Hat Ginger, Lemon, Bitters and Soul

Casa Bonita by Tres Lounge and Mexican Kitchen

Chicken or Beef Tacos
Nachos
Elote

Paddy’s Pub Menu

Rum Ham with Beer
Spiced ham sandwich with tomatoes & lettuce on french roll, served with a beer

Bagged Spaghetti with Vitamin Balls
Spaghetti noodles with marinara sauce, meatballs, & parmesan cheese

Denim Chicken
Chicken tenders with tater tots

The Wurst Pretzel
Bratwurst on a pretzel bun with sauerkraut

Tachos
Tater tots with nacho cheese, jalapenos, and roasted salsa

Alley Almonds
Spicy almonds

Miller Lite
Saint Archer IPA
Crispin Cider
Blue Moon
Citrus Mistress
Alphadelic IPA
Cuervo Margarita
Cuervo Paloma
Cuervo Diablo

Local Restaurant Vendors

Aburaya: Fried Chicken Rice Bowl, Vegan Drumstix Bowl, Fried Cauliflower

Curry Up Now: Sexy Fries, Chicken Tikka, Paneer Tikka, Hella Vegan Burritos or Bowls, Samosas, Mango Lassi

Dosa by Dosa: Pani Poori, Sprouted Mung and Lentil Salad, Lassi

The Farmer’s Wife: Albacore Tuna Melt, Stone Fruit & Wildflower Honey Melt, Heritage Pork Chorizo & Chimichurri Melt, Avocado & Sauerkraut Melt

Gerard’s Paella: Chicken and Shrimp Paella

Glaze Teriyaki: Grilled Chicken, Salmon or Steak Teriyaki Bowls, Shishito Peppers, Spicy Yaki Wings

Gourmet Faire: Beef or Chicken Gyros, Homemade Corn Dogs, Crab Garlic Fries, Beer Battered Garlic Fries

Homestead Cookies: Chocolate Chip Cookie, Hot Chocolate, Cold Brew Coffee, Hot Coffee, Tea

Hookt Doughnuts: Cinnamon Sugar, Powdered Sugar, Maple Bacon, Oreo Cookies, Hot Coffee or Cold Brew

Humphry Slocombe: Gabba Gabba Hey! Sundae, Munchies Sundae, Various Scoops of Ice Cream

Homeslice: Tumblin’ Dice Pizza Slice, Wrecking Ball, Dead Flowers Organic Salad, Dark Side Portobello

Island Noodles: Island Noodles with or without Teriyaki Chicken, Island Slaw

Itani Ramen: Chicken Ramen, Veggie Ramen, Furikake Waffle Fries

Kronnerburger: Kronnerburger, CheeseBoy, Fries, Vegan Chili Cheese Fries, Vegan Impossible Burger

Poki Time: Tuna Poke Bowls

The Pop Nation: Ice Pops

Proposition Kitchen: Fried Chicken Sandwich, French Fries

Rocko’s Ice Cream Tacos: Ice Cream Taco, Ice Cream Cake Pop, SMORE Taco, Frozen Bananas

Ruru Kitchen: Superbowl, Moringa Protein, Machu Bowl, Acai Bowl, Plata Bowl, Mango-Goji Smoothie

Señor Sisig: The Señor Sisig Burrito, Sisig Tacos

Southpaw BBQ & Brewery: Smoked Pulled Pork Sandwich, Smoked Brisket Sandwich, Smoked Pulled Jackfruit Sandwich, Coleslaw

Woodhouse Fish Company: Lobster Roll, Clam Chowder, Bread Bowl

Clusterfest will again be held at Civic Center Plaza and Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, from Friday, June 1 to Sunday, June 3. Passes are on sale, with single-day tickets start at $99 and single-day VIP starts at $249.50. Three-day general admission is $274.50 and VIP packages start at $599.50.

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