Big LA Group
LA SE'rs took over the back room at downtown Los Angeles favorite purveyor of grilled sausage, Belgian fries, and Austran/German beers: Wurstküche.
Jonathon (Burger365) won extra points at the SE:LA meetup for his awesome venn diagram of sausage shirt.
Sausage fest, the good kind
There's Andi mid-bite of sausage. Wurstküche serves all kinds: bratwurst, veggie, and even an alligator and pork andouille sausage.
Will and Emily
Slice editor Meredith
The Philly folks met up at a beer hall, like many of the other meetup groups. Here they are at Brauhaus Schmitz.
The Philly crew
Hot dogger Hawk Krall took this photo of (starting left, moving clockwise) Rajeev, Cook the Book editor Caroline, and SE community members Tista, Matt and Jay Patel.
You can't really go to Brauhaus Schmitz without ordering a pretzel. Similarly, at the NYC meetup, rounds of pretzels at Radegast were ordered all day.
Also on the menu at Brauhaus Schmitz, these rolls. Brauhaus also had $4 beer specials to pair with the fish.
Here's just a few of the many, many people who showed up to the Chicago meetup at Revolution Brewing in Logan Square. See all the photos here!
So many people showed up to the Chicago meetup, they ran out of name tags. Boo-ya.
Bacon Fat Popcorn
Ordering Revolution's amazing bacon fat popcorn was a no-brainer. The question was how many! At least three were ordered within the first few minutes.
From left to right, there's SE Portland ambassador Adam Lindsley with devoted readers Meghan Scott, Yoko Imanishi, and Austin Haas.
Oscar's Pub and Grill was a great spot for Milwaukee SE'rs to gather!
There were no shortages of beer, pretzels and Coca Cola at the Atlanta meetup. Here's Brian, Keith, Yin-Yin, Lisa and Elizabeth at Ormsby's.
The gang met up at Cremolose in the Gaslamp neighborhood. From left cockwise: Craig, Richard, James, columnist Erin Jackson, Jenn, Don, Marie, Elle, Darlene, Roddy, and Brenna.
Over in the Bloomingdale neighborhood of DC, Abbey Becker and other serious eaters met up at Boundary Stone.
Trout and apple benedict
Another popular order at the Boulder brunch meetup.
Poached eggs with romsesco and spinach on polenta at the Boulder meetup.
One of our younger community members, a smiley Denver (son of Mizbee) enjoyed his mashed avocado at the St. Louis meetup. After all the exhausting socializing, he napped under the table.
Serious Baby duo Malcolm and Lev were the youngest attendees at Radegast in Brooklyn. See all the photos from the NYC meetup here!