Over 40 of the best neighborhood, ethnic, and mobile eats, plus cocktails and more.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2014 | BROADWAY PIER PORT PAVILLION
Our third annual Feast event!
Follow your taste buds to Broadway Pier on Friday, September 5th, 2014 for the 3rd Annual "Reader Feast!" Tasting Event, presented by The InSlider. Enjoy food and drink tastings from dozens of the city's best neighborhood eateries, wineries, breweries, and food trucks as you look out over the scenic San Diego Bay.
General Admission tickets include food and drink samples from all vendors and are valid from 6-9pm. The VIP ticket includes 2 full-pour drinks and a gift bag with goodies from our amazing sponsors, plus exclusive early admission at 5pm, so you can have a drink in your hand and food hot off the grill before everyone gets there.
A portion of every ticket sale and all proceeds from the cash bar benefit Fresh Start Surgical Gifts, a charity for disadvantaged infants, children, and teens suffering from physical deformities caused by birth defects, accidents, abuse, or disease through the gift of reconstructive surgery and related healthcare services.
The Inslider is San Diego’s newest food truck addiction, serving Gourmet burgers and sides on the go. Their secret recipe is simple – they only use the best ingredients. As the "Presenting Sponsor" at this year's FEAST, The Inslider is proudly featuring its "Babe Slider" made with pulled-Kurobuta pork & homemade BBQ sauce on a lightly toasted brioche-style bun. Oh, and don't miss out on their award-winning Sweet Potato Tater Tots with chipotle sauce. Yum! theinslidersd.com
Aqui Es Texcoco BBQ
If you are craving traditional lamb barbecue or just a hearty Mexican meal, you don’t have to look any further than Aqui es Texcoco—one of only five San Diego restaurants certified “Authentic Mexican” by the government of Mexico! They will be serving Mini lamb barbecue tacos and samples of lamb broth. www.aquiestexcoco.com
The Bucking Delorian
A saloon which ties the past and future together. Inspired by the movie BTTF, Developed by an ambitious young man and a team of hard working&loving staff. Serving hand-Crafted cocktails made with fresh ingredients and artisanal food such as prime steaks, fresh home made pastas and pizza, ribs, chicken, sea food and more. buckingdelorian.com
The Merrow (pronounced 'Mur-oh') prides itself in being one of the best small music/cultural venues in San Diego. Whatever is going on, The Merrow strives to maintain a focus on the introduction of all that is local; music, art, beer, causes. We feel that keeping it in the community makes us all stronger and lends to more time kicking back with friends and having a cold one. themerrow.com
The Field Irish Pub
oin us in our turn of the century Irish pub shipped literally piece by piece from Ireland and relocated in the heart of San Diego's Historic Gaslamp Quarter. As soon as you walk through the door you will be enveloped by the warm relaxing atmosphere of an old Irish country pub. If you prefer something a little stronger we boast one of San Diego's largest selection of single malt and blended whiskey. Irish, Scotch, Bourbon, and Rye - over 50 different labels in all. thefield.com
Rubio's Fresh Mexican Grill
Rubio's menu has grown from The Original Fish Taco to include additional chef-crafted seafood recipes that feature sustainable shrimp, Atlantic salmon, Regal Springs tilapia and mahi mahi. In addition to certified sustainable seafood, Rubio's offers grilled marinated chicken and steak, salads, handmade guacamole, "no fried" pinto beans, and a variety of salsas that are prepared daily. www.rubios.com
2Good2B is your source for Gluten, Corn and Soy Free foods that help you feel and live your absolute best. Experience a renewed and improved level of energy, vitality, and happiness! 2good2b.com
Cooking 4 Life
At Cooking 4 Life, Inc. they teach how to prepare healthy foods, using the correct equipment, that taste good and help to generate better health. They have had an office in Kearny Mesa since 2006. www.cooking-4-life.com
Beer aficionados will appreciate the 100+ taps and ever-changing chalkboard of the latest and greatest brews from around the corner and around the world. And the open kitchen keeps everyone entertained as they roll out favorite American dishes with globally inspired flavors. All this in a wide-open but welcoming space big enough for anyone and everyone who shares a passion for beer AND food. www.yardhouse.com
Beer, Wine, & Spirit Vendors
Shock Top is a traditional Belgian-Style wheat ale. It was originally created in 2006 as a seasonal brew under the name Spring Heat Spiced Wheat. After collecting gold in ’06 and bronze in ’07 in the Belgian White category at the North American Beer Awards, we decided to brew year-round and switch the name to Shock Top. We couldn’t be happier with our decision. And the best decision you can make is to try some Shock Top for yourself. shocktopbeer.com
Goose Island Brewpub opened its' doors in 1988 to dive into the world of craft beers in Chicago, IL. After much success, including 16 years of medals at the Great American Beer Festival, they continue to brew an innovative selection of over 50 craft beers available in all 50 states. www.gooseisland.com
We can all agree, it’s a great time to be a beer lover. There are more quality beers to enjoy than ever, more new flavors and interpretations of styles, and more people dedicating their lives to the craft of brewing. Culture Brewing Co began with a long-time passion for beer. Bringing their approachable style to the already rich community of the craft beer industry, they opened their brewery in February 2013. culturebrewingco.com
Deschutes Brewery overlooks the wild and scenic Deschutes River in beautiful Bend, Oregon, home base to our adventurous, award-winning lineup of pioneering beers. You're welcome to drop in, sample our beers, and meet the beer-obsessed folks who tend them. deschutesbrewery.com
Twisted Manzanita Ales
We are a Production Craft Brewery and Distillery in Santee, CA with 6 year-round beers and monthly craft beer specialty releases available throughout the year. We are also producing craft spirits and our first release will be SoCal Shine our take on modern moonshine. twistedmanzanitaales.com
Lagunitas Brewing Company
From their earliest days of striving to make consistently good beer, and instead making beer that ranged from vile, to barely drinkable, to wonderful, to elegant, to questionable-at-best. From all this and more, Lagunitas Brewing Company is emerging as a battle-tested brewery capable of making great beer out of goat's milk, brambles, and asphalt on the surface of the Moon, if need be. lagunitas.com
Oak Mountain Winery
Nestled high atop the northeasterly hills of Temecula Valley Wine Country, are the vineyards and winery of Oak Mountain. This picturesque hillside vineyard estate produces the myriad of wines sampled in Oak Mountain Winery’s Tasting Room. Family owned and operated since the doors opened in 2000, owners Steve and Valerie invite you to join them in their growing tasting room just off the De Portola Wine Trail. oakmountainwinery.com
Twisted Manzanita Spirits
To Twisted Manzanita Spirits the art of Craft Distilling was never a trendy catch word used for marketing purposes. Craft Distilling means that from ingredient choice to finished product our distiller and owner are involved in every detail. twistedmanzanitaspirits.com
Kill Devil Spirit Co.
Kill Devil Spirit Co. was established in 2011 in San Diego, CA by a small group of like-minded, rebellious geeks. The company is committed to the hand manufacture of world class spirits and testing the boundaries of traditional distilling practices. With every bottle produced the operation seeks to achieve a self-sustainablity which contributes to local, global and environmental prosperity.