San Francisco’s largest music competition returns to Golden Gate Park for three days of musical performances, comedy skits, notion-scary audio system, and some of the high-quality food and drinks offerings the Bay Area has to provide! For the ones who can be unfamiliar with Outside Lands, that is a unique event that has competition-goers excited through now not only the musical performances, however additionally (and possibly simply as equally excited via) the number of enticing matters to devour and drink even as jamming out to their favorite artists.
Anyone who knows approximately meals is properly aware that Northern California’s culinary scene is pinnacle-notch. To highlight all of this fresh goodness, Outside Lands is showcasing two hundred menu gadgets from eighty-five eating places, 46 wineries, 30 breweries, and 6 cocktail bars—all of which hails from the Bay Area and NorCal.
Outside Lands has seven wonderful foods and drinks experiences—A Taste of the Bay Area, Wine Lands, Beer Lands, Cheese Lands, Outside Clams, GastroMagic, and Cocktail Magic—each providing attendees endless ways to indulge and immerse themselves on this exceedingly-curated culinary hotbed of neighborhood expertise.
Featuring 3 Michelin starred eating places, stand-out pop-u. S.A.And several cuisines, A Taste of the Bay Area, makes a specialty of showcasing growing stars, diversity of eats, and developing developments. From Pinoy Heritage, Francis Ang’s Filipino project and Sam Choy’s Poke to the Max, serving popular objects inclusive of Spam Musubi, wherein a slice of grilled Spam meets rice, nori, and a sweet-savory unagi glaze; to Oakland’s first-rate popular Chef Smelly’s Creole and Soul Food; and the East Bay’s Xolo with its creative Mexican eats, such as Impossible Burritos, the variety is by no means finishing.
“I am a huge fan of pop-up eating reviews, as those are where a few of the maximum stimulated and passionate culinary creators get to test. Being free of the confines of a brick and mortar eating place permits them to be as wild as they had like; however, it also forces them to be extraordinarily thoughtful approximately everything of the meal.”
Indicative of the expectancies and high quality of food and drink at Outside Lands is the reality that three Michelin starred restaurants are debuting at the pageant: Omakase, Sorrel, and Rich Table.
“When you are at a competition, occasionally, all you need is a good slice of pizza to go with your beer. Other times you would possibly need to try a dish you would typically have to make a reservation a month in advance to attempt,” says Koller.
“I suppose food from every form of eating place on that spectrum must be available to our enthusiasts. I keep Michelin-starred eating places in very high regard, and I am so honored to have three of them on our lineup. However, I also agree with there is so much special food for our fanatics to find out no matter accolades.”
Koller is especially excited about Noosh, a new San Francisco eating place commenced by exceptional chefs Laura and Sayat Ozyilmaz after fulfilling their one-of-a-type pop-up eating place, Istanbul Modern.
“Their meals appear to be quite simple. However, their flavors are amazingly unique and complex,” she says of Noosh. “ROOH, which is a modern Indian eating place inside the SoMa location of SF, is some other one. Their food is visually stunning as well as delicious with many sudden flavors, and it’s miles going to be a chief deal with to revel in it in a park.”
Then there’s Omakase, which’s imparting their Michelin-starred sushi in the VIP vicinity. “Dining at their restaurant is like being transported to Japan, and it is so unique to have them translate that enjoy to a festival merchandising environment,” she continues.
Other awesome restaurants consist of Trailblazer Tavern, serving Hawaiian bites at Outside Lands this yr and Xolo Taqueria.
“I love that they’ve chosen to exhibit no longer just the hangover-slaying Mexican food all of us understand and love,” says Koller of Xolo Taqueria. “But also sensitive flavors that may be hard to find at a competition.”
Festival-goers can sit up for other menu items such as Sisig Fried Rice, Sweet Corn Arepas, Chicken Katsu Sandos, Xi’an Dumplings, and Ethnic Confusion Rice Bowls.
And consider dessert! Those with a candy enamel can look ahead to indulgent objects, which include Humphry Slocombe’s Secret Breakfast Sundaes; Sharona’s Chocolate Shop’s Chocolate Covered S’mores; Sugar Daddy’s Cotton Candy Bouquets on a Churro Stick; and Hookt Mini Doughnuts whips up Fresh Mini Doughnut Sundaes.
When it involves beer, Dave McLean of Admiral Maltings and Curator of Beer Lands has you covered.
“The present-day craft beer motion started in Northern California, and it stays one of the most colorful and dynamic local beer cultures within the international,” says MacLean.
“The considerable majority of Beer Lands breweries are from Northern California, with most coming from the instant Bay Area and some of the ones from San Francisco itself. Beer Lands offers a photo of some of the trends that make the nearby beer community so special.”
Early pioneers of the craft beer movement could be represented at Beer Lands, inclusive of Anchor, Sierra, Anderson Valley, North Coast, Mad River, and Lost Coast. Newer breweries like Altamont, East Brother, Old Kan, Seismic, and Seven Stills might be featured properly.