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Patricia Chang

Here’s The Food and Drink Lineup for Outside Lands 2019

San Francisco’s best food festival with occasional music

SF’s best food and drink festival which also happens to feature musical appearances from Childish Gambino and Paul Simon returns this year to Golden Gate Park from August 9 through 11. 80 restaurants in a wide range of categories, and even several with Michelin stars, will be strutting their stuff, joined by 46 wineries, 31 breweries, and six cocktail bars: The lineup has just been released, and is below.

Cofounded by Superfly and Another Planet Entertainment in 2008, Outside Lands has outlasted several similar music festivals of its era in other cities, perhaps in part thanks to its diverse offerings and emphasis on food and beverage as well as music. This year’s culinary lineup is no exception to that established rule. Tanya Kollar, who has worked at Outside Lands since 2010, curated the food offerings: Notable newcomers include Eater SF’s pop-up of the year for 2018 Pinoy Heritage, hot new Eastern Mediterranean restaurant Noosh, and Oakland’s cult-followed Chef Smelly’s Creole and Soul Food.

Over at Beer Lands — which, standing on its own, would also qualify as one of the area’s more impressive beer festivals — Magnolia and Admiral Maltings co-founder Dave McLean is back in action, curating the selections. Independent brewery sponsor Sierra Nevada has even brewed a special Outside Lands Saison for the occasion.

Sommelier Peter Eastlake curated Winelands’ offerings, featuring trendy canned wines like those from West + Wilder alongside wine stars like Aperture Cellars and James Beard award-winning wine professional Terry Theise. Eastlake has also plucked some choice wines for the VIP tent, like Scribe, who will pour their estate Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

Last, six cocktail bars will fix drinks at Cocktail Magic, a tucked away bar in the woods that also features literal magicians and DJ sets. A lineup for the culinary stage, Gastromagic, has yet to be announced. Last year, performers included Eddie Huang, Portugal. the Man, Bill Nye, and Matty Matheson.

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A Taste of the Bay Area

  • A16 (VIP)
    Wood-Fired Bianca Pizzas, Wood-Fired Salsiccia Pizzas
  • Alba Ray’s
    Chicken and Andouille Sausage Jambalaya Burritos, Fried Chicken and Waffle Sandwiches, Beignets
  • Alicia’s Tamales Los Mayas
    Carnitas Tamales, Mexican Street Corn
  • Azalina’s
    Malaysian Lamb Curry Sandwiches, Chicken Curry or Peanut Tofu Nachos
  • BaconLand
    Bacon Flights, BLTs, Bacon Crunch Bars
  • Big Chef Tom’s Belly Burgers
    Pork Belly Burgers, Crinkle Cut French Fries
  • Bini’s Kitchen
    Nepalese Lamb Dumplings, Nepalese Chicken Curry Burritos
  • Cannaisseur Series
    Five Spice Duck Meatball Sliders
  • Cassava
    Buttermilk Popcorn Chicken Rice Bowls, Popcorn Shrimp Rice Bowls
  • Causwells (NEW)
    Americana Burgers, Beet and Quinoa Burgers
  • Charles Chocolates
    Brownie Hot Fudge Sundaes, Gourmet S’mores, Frozen Hot Chocolate
  • Chef Smelly’s Creole and Soul Food (NEW)
    Famous Surf and Turf Fries, Dungeness Crab and Lobster Fries, Impossible Burgers
  • Dabba
    Ethnic Confusion Rice Bowls, Nitro Chai
  • Dumpling Time
    Xi’An Vegetable Dumplings, Steamed Matcha Buns with Milk Custard
  • Earthly Delights
    Philly Cheesesteaks, Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches, Garlic Fries
  • El Huarache Loco
    Chilaquiles, Quesadillas, Huaraches
  • Endless Summer Sweets
    Loaded Funnel Cakes, Hand-Dipped Corn Dogs
  • Escape From New York Pizza
    Pesto Potato Pizza Slices, Combination Pizza Slices
  • FK Frozen Custard Bars
    Made-to-Order Frozen Custard Bars
  • FOB Kitchen
    Stir-Fried Veggie Glass Noodles, Crispy Pork Eggrolls
  • Freshroll
    Crab Fried Rice, Pho Broth, Taro Chips
  • Global Gourmet Catering (VIP)
    Argentinian Sausage Hoagies, Smoked Chicken Wings, Seafood Boil
  • Guerra’s Quality Meats (NEW)
    Toscano Sloppy Joes, Vegetarian Po’ Boys, Kettle Chips
  • Guittard Chocolate
    Liquid Chocolate Bars
  • Henry’s + KronnerBurger (NEW)
    KronnerBurger, EarthBurger, Vegan Chili Cheese Fries
  • Hookt Mini Doughnuts (NEW)
    Fresh Mini Doughnut Sundaes
  • Itani Ramen
    Chicken Shoyu or Veggie Miso Ramen, Chicken Katsu Sandos
  • Koja Kitchen
    Beef Kamikaze Fries, Vegan Zen Kamikaze Fries
  • Little Brothers
    Signature Sweet & Savory Cookies, Cold Brew Coffee
  • Little Skillet
    Chicken & Waffles, Watermelon Cups, Red Velvet Cupcakes
  • Little Star Pizza
    Sausage Deep-Dish Pizza Slices, Pepperoni Thin-Crust Pizza Slices
  • Lucca Foods
    BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Meatball Sub Sandwiches
  • Metal + Match (NEW)
    Crab Nachos, Popcorn Shrimp
  • Nombe
    Ramenburgers, Sushi Burritos
  • Noosh (NEW)
    Aleppo Chicken Pita Sandwiches, Grilled Mushroom Pita Sandwiches
  • Omakase (NEW, VIP)
    Chef’s Selection of Assorted Sushi
  • Pacific Catch
    Hawaiian Ahi Poke with Wonton Crisps, Fish and Chips
  • Peaches Patties
    Jamaican Beef or Irie Lentil Patties, Jamaican Jerk Turkey Legs
  • Pica Pica Arepa Kitchen
    Sweet Corn Arepas, Yuca Fries, Sweet Plantains
  • Pinoy Heritage (NEW)
    Sisig Fried Rice, Pork Lumpia, Carioca Rice Donuts
  • Precita Park Cafe
    Bacon Breakfast Sandwiches, Hot and Iced Equator Coffee
  • Project Juice (NEW)
    Organic Cold-Pressed Juices, Superfood Smoothies, Adaptogen Lattes
  • Proposition Chicken
    Crispy Fried Chicken Sandwiches, Curly Fries
  • Rich Table
    Porcini Doughnuts with Raclette Cheese
  • Rooh (NEW)
    Chicken Koliwada, Paneer Chili Roll, Chicken Tikka Kathi Roll, Chorizo Pulao
  • Rosamunde Sausage Grill
    Flame-Grilled Sausage Sandwiches, House-Made Bacon Potato Salad
  • Sabores del Sur
    Beef Empanadas, Award-Winning Alfajores
  • Sataysfied
    Indonesian Mie Tek Tek Noodles, Chicken Satays, Potstickers
  • SF Kebab Mediterranean Grill
    Lamb & Beef Gyro, Chicken Gyro, or Falafel Wraps; Hummus & Pita, Greek Salads
  • Sharona’s Chocolate Shop
    Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups, Chocolate-Covered S’mores
  • Son’s Addition
    Pulled Pork Banh Mis, Dirty Fries with Chorizo Gravy
  • Sorrel
    Fried Chicken Sandwiches with Japapeño Slaw, Crispy Rosemary Potatoes
  • Southpaw BBQ
    Smoked Pork, Brisket, or Jackfruit Sandwiches, Sweet Potato Tots
  • Steap Tea Bar
    Organic Matcha Lattes with Boba, Taro Milk with Boba
  • Sugar Daddy (NEW)
    Cotton Candy Bouquets on a Churro Stick
  • Suite Foods Waffles
    Liége Waffles Stuffed with Fried Chicken or Whipped Cream, Hand-Cut Belgian Fries
  • Tacolicious
    Tacos: Chicken, Carnitas, Summer Squash or Baja-Style Fish
  • The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen
    Gourmet Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Tomato Soup, Crispy Maple Brussels Sprouts
  • The Farmer’s Wife
    Stone Fruit and Gravenstein Apple Melts, Lamb Merguez and Chimichurri Melts, Albacore Tuna Melts
  • The Japanese Pantry
    Spicy Japanese Tater Tots
  • The Monk’s Kettle
    Grilled Bratwursts, Pretzel Knots with Beer Cheese
  • The Up & Under Pub and Grill
    Waffle Fries with Crazy Toppings
  • Three Twins Ice Cream
    Ice Cream Wafer Sandwiches, Ice Cream Scoops
  • Trailblazer Tavern (NEW, VIP)
    Kalua Pig Steam Buns, Kimchee Fried Rice, Umami Kettle Chips
  • Tres Tequila Lounge & Mexican Kitchen
    Mexican Hot Dogs, Carne Asada Nachos, Elotes
  • Wise Sons
    Pastrami Reubens, Pastrami Cheese Fries
  • Woodhouse Fish Co.
    Lobster Rolls, Raw & BBQ Oysters, Clam Chowder Bread Bowls
  • Xolo (NEW)
    Impossible Burritos, Pollo Burritos, Guacamole and Chips

Beer Lands

21st Amendment
Ace Cider
Alvarado Street
Anderson Valley
Bear Republic
Fort Point
Golden Road
Hard Frescos
Golden Road
High Water
Laughing Monk
Lost Coast
Mad River
North Coast
Oakland United
Old Kan
Seven Stills
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Sonoma Springs
Strongbow Hard Ciders

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