Bay Area/ San Francisco/ Fun & Entertainment
Published on June 17, 2019
San Francisco boasts a hot lineup of food and drink events this week

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When it comes to food and drink, there's plenty to do in San Francisco this week. From a drag cook-off to a beer-tasting deal, here's how to add some flavor to your social calendar.

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Williams Sonoma’s drag queen cook-off 

From the event description:

Join us for an SF Pride celebration at Williams Sonoma Post Street. Our friends Juanita MORE and Sister Roma are back and will be battling to win our second annual drag queen cook-off. Watch as they go head to head (or wig to wig), cook and plate their dishes made using three secret ingredients. Our panel of judges will pick the winner in a battle royale hosted by our emcee, Liam Mayclem.

When: Monday, June 17, 6-7:30 p.m.
Where: Williams Sonoma, 340 Post St.
Price: $20
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'We Are La Cocina'

From the event description:

La Cocina provides support and resources to help women, people of color and immigrants formalize and expand their food businesses. For the first time, get a glimpse of this life-changing work with "We Are La Cocina," a new cookbook. Join La Cocina graduates live at Inforum as they share inspiring stories featured in the cookbook and reflect on their journeys to entrepreneurial success as they progress toward increasing diversity and equity in the food industry.  

When: Monday, June 17, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: The Commonwealth Club, 110 The Embarcadero
Price: $10–$20. More ticket options available.
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Rare Digital Art Feast

From the event description:

Join us for dinner where you can watch what you eat while you eat. Rare Digital Art Feast is a food and drink-centric digital art exhibit and event for San Francisco creators, art collectors and art lovers. Learn how digital art can actually be as unique as your grandmother's secret recipe, what opportunities there are for collecting art and how blockchain opens up a whole new world of benefits that creators and collectors can eat up to their heart's content. 

When: Thursday, June 20, 6-9:30 p.m.
Where: Code & Canvas, 151 Potrero Ave.
Price: Free
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Ed Levine: Serious Eater

From the event description:

Founded in 2006 by former New York Times food contributor Ed Levine, food blog Serious Eats has combined storytelling and culinary expertise to become one of the most acclaimed food sites in the world. Levine’s forthcoming book, "Serious Eater: A Food Lover’s Perilous Quest for Pizza and Redemption," recounts his challenging journey to create a successful online food publication. Join Levine live at Inforum as he reflects on his transformation from food writer to entrepreneur. 

When: Thursday, June 20, 6:30-7:45 p.m.
Where: The Commonwealth Club, 110 The Embarcadero
Price: $10–$20. More ticket options available.
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Up to 36% off beer tasting

From the Triple Voodoo Brewery and Tap Room deal description:

Expand your palate with up to 16 crafts beers on tap brewed at this premium craft brewery in San Francisco’s historic Dogpatch neighborhood. Choice of two four-style tasters and two pint glasses to go; two four-style tasters and one 32-ounce growler to go; or two four-style tasters, two take-home pint glasses and one 32-ounce growler to go.

Where: 2245 Third St., Potrero Launch Lofts
Price: from $28.86 (30 percent discount off regular price)
Click here for more details, and to nab this deal

Parking in San Francisco can be tough, especially during popular events. To find free or cheap parking and to book parking in advance, see this map of San Francisco parking from SpotAngels. And to get there by public transportation, check BART or MUNI for nearby stations and schedules.

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