La Cocina's 2nd Annual Night Market
Friday, August 16, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
The 2nd Annual San Francisco Night Market will be the kick-off for the festivities of the 5th Annual San Francisco Street Food Festival. This event will partner well-known chefs from across the country with La Cocina program participants to create one-of-a-kind dishes in an environment reminiscent of the nighttime markets in Bangkok, Mexico City, and other vibrant cities of the world.
There will be music, dancing, drinks, twinkling lights, and the enjoyment of exciting and varied flavors.
In addition to food, music, and drinks, this year La Cocina is thrilled to welcome cultural games and activities to the Night Market. The games include familiar childhood favorites to more adventurous activities - from cornhole and skee ball in the North American station, Berlin-style ping pong in the Eastern European station, backgammon and a hookah lounge in the Middle Eastern station, and so much more.
Just remember, it is the Bay Area and Karl the Fog is always crashing parties, so bring a jacket and get ready to have a incredible time.
It is a pre-ticketed event, serving as an important fundraiser for La Cocina, which is a 501(c)3 charitable organization. For your $35 donation to La Cocina, you will receive entry to the event and plenty of entertainment.
|Drew Robinson||Jim N Nick's BBQ||Alabama Whole Hog|
|Sam Jones||Skylight Inn BBQ||North Carolina Whole Hog|
|Rodney Scott||Scott's BBQ||South Carolina Whole Hog|
|Helen Turner||Helen's BBQ||Tennessee BBQ Pork Butt|
|Stephanie||Sugarfoot Grits||Cheese Grits|
|Dionne Knox||Zella's Soulful Kitchen||Baked Beans|
|Fernay McPherson||Minnie Bell's Kitchen||Collard Greens|
|Carlo Espina||Comstock Saloon||Comstock's "Hot Chicken"|
|Ryan Farr||4505 Meats||Smoked Brisket|
|América Latina (or Americas…more south)|
|Chef Gonzalo Guzman||Nopalito||Borrego Tacos|
|Guisell Osorio||Sabores del Sur||Empanadas de Carne|
|Maria del Carmen Flores||Estrellita's Snacks||Tamales de puerco y pollo|
|Cristna Arantes||Kika's Treats||Brigadeiros|
|Zepeda Family||Zepeda Foods||Salsa|
|Traci des Jardins||Mijita||Costillas con Tomatillos|
|Dilsa Lugo||Los Cilantros||Ceviche|
|Adriana Lahl||Sal de Vida||
Mixiotes de borrego,
|Costanza Ortiz||Maite Catering||Ajiaco|
|Koji Kanematsu and Hiroyuki Adachi||Onigilly||
Kamikaze Tacos with Spicy Bacon,
Eggplant, or Sesame Tuna Salad
|Tofu Noodle Soup|
Nasu Dengaku: Deep fried eggplant
with agave ginger miso
|Mariko Grady||Aedan Foods||TBD|
|Hwa Soon Im||To Hyang||Korean Spicy Rice Cakes|
|Kyle Itani and Jenny Schwartz||Hopscotch||TBD|
|Bicycle Banh Mi||
Bò Kho Vietnamese Beef Stew:
Bò Kho is a Vietnamese-French
influenced beef stew with lemongrass,
turmeric and star-anise.
Served with carrots, potatoes and
green peas. Topped with basil and
lime. Sourflour bread on the side
|Hoss Zare||Zare at Fly Trap||Lamb Stew|
|David Bazirgan||5th Floor||Lamb Kebabs with Couscous|
|Donna Sky||Love + Hummus||Hummus with pita, falafel and dips|
|Chiefo Chukwudebe||Chiefo's Kitchen||Goat stew|
|Eji Atlaw||Eji's||Gomen kifto (greens) and Fava bean dip with injeera chips|
|Yewande Komolafe||Plantain bread pudding|
|Pamela & Wendy Michaelson, Nadia Drew||Amawele's South African Kitchen||Samp and Beans (tripe and beans)|
|Europe East and West|
|Anna Tvlevoa||Anda Piroshki||Russian Plate (cold), Piroshki, Borscht|
|Anthony Strong||Locanda||Lamb Riblets and Lamb Chops|
|Rocky Masselli||A16 Rockridge||TBD|
|Viktoria Daute||Little Red Riding Truck||
Bietzel with Obazda,
Bratwurst with Sauerkraut & Potatoes
|Saint & Olive||Cannoli|
|South East Asia|
|Brandon Jew||TBD: Opening a spot soon||Sticky rice|
|Alexander Ong||TBD: Opening a spot soon||Shrimp noodles|
|Binita Pradhan||Bini's Kitchen||Nepali chili and lamb momo|
|Azalina Eusope||Azalina's||Roti Canai|
|Suvir Saran||Suvir Saran||TBD|
Bring cash or card for food and drinks!
La Cocina will provide a free (yes, free!) round-trip ride from Mission Pie (on the corner of 25th and Mission St.) to the Night Market. Please select one of the SHUTTLE PASS options during check-out along with your general admission ticket.
Parking is available for a fee (see above), but we recommend taking the shuttle for the full-on Night Market experience. You can select the shuttle you would like to take when checking out.
*Please note that the shuttle pass does not include admission into the Night Market.
Early Bird Ticket Special on sale until July 20th or they sell out!
VIP Ticket Package includes entry into the Night Market, hosted bar from 4-6pm, and $25 in food tokens.
*This is a smoke-free event.*
La Cocina is a ground-breaking business incubator designed to reduce the obstacles that often prevent low-income food entrepreneurs from creating successful and sustainable small businesses. By providing affordable, shared, commercial kitchen space, an array of industry-specific technical assistance and services, and access to market opportunities and access to capita, La Cocina works with entrepreneurs as they launch, grow, and formalize successful food businesses. We focus primarily on women from culturally diverse communities and immigrant communities. Our vision is that our program participants will become economically self-sufficient and contribute to a vibrant and diverse economy doing what they love to do.
La Cocina es una incubadora de negocios creada para reducir los obstáculos que suelen prevenir a los empresarios de crear pequeñas compañías exitosas y sostenibles. Al proveer recursos compartidos y un gamo de servicios específicos a la industria, las incubadoras de negocios aseguran que los pequeños negocios puedan ser exitosos. La misión de La Cocina es cultivar a los empresarios mientras que formalizan y crecen sus negocios de comida dando espacio a bajo costo en una cocina comercial, asistencia técnica específica a la industria y acceso a oportunidades para vender. Nos enfocamos en mujeres de comunidades de color e inmigrantes. Nuestra visión es que los empresarios se volverán económicamente auto-suficientes y contribuirán a la economía haciendo lo que ellos aman hacer.
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