This was one of my fave events last year…great fun, fashionable crowd, scrumpie food & wine and the it benefits the San Franciscoo Food bank–such a worthy cause. PLUS, to make it even more enticing, check out the early bird savings if you sign up ASAP!

What: A music, wine and restaurant extravaganza! While listening to the sounds of live jazz, taste 500 premium wines and spirits from over 70 domestic and international producers and savor the culinary creations from over 30 top Bay Area restaurants- from Ana Mandura to Zinnia, all in the glamorous setting of the San Francisco War Memorial Opera House.

Thursday, March 26, 2009

War Memorial Opera House
301 Van Ness Avenue at Grove Street, San Francisco

Benefiting: San Francisco Food Bank

Presented by: Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Sponsors: The Wall Street Journal, MasterCard

Tickets: VIP Tasting $185 (*Early Bird $150)—5:00 pm
Grand Tasting $95 (*Early Bird $75)—7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
*Early Bird rates apply to tickets purchased by March 9, 2009

Purchase Space is limited, reserve in advance,
Tickets: email or 800-847-5949

Participating restaurants include: Ana Mandara, Asia de Cuba, Aurea, Bistro Boudin, Café Gibraltar, Campton Place, Cheese Plus, Chez Papa Resto, Cindy’s Backstreet Kitchen, Cliff House, Castagnola’s, Daffodil, Epic Roasthouse, étoile at Domaine Chandon, First Crush, Go Fish, Home of Chicken and Waffles, Jeanty at Jack’s, Joe DiMaggio’s Italian Chophouse, Masa’s, Millennium Restaurant, Mustards Grill, Pica Pica Maize Kitchen, Postrio, Rivoli Restaurant, Rose Pistola, Shanghai 1930, Shokolaat, The Girl and the Fig, The Slanted Door, Trattoria Corso and Zinnia.