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Photos from International Serious Eats Day

So you may have heard that last Saturday was International Serious Eats Day. A number of SE'rs in different cities met up to share eats, drinks, and good times. In the slideshow here, we've got snapshots from the meet-ups in L.A.; San Diego; Longmont, Colorado; Saint Louis; Toronto; Boston; Chicago; and New York City — putting faces to the (screen) names you may know from Talk and the various SE sites. More

Serious Eats Is Bringing Hot Doug's to NYC October 7

[Hot Doug's Chicago dog. Photographs: Robyn Lee] [UPDATE: The Hot Doug's event is sold out. Sorry!] Listen up, serious eaters! For one night only, Doug "Hot Doug" Sohn is taking his show on the road and bringing it to Astor Center in New York City. To score some of Chicago's finest hot dogs, you would usually have to hop a plane to O'Hare, drive out to Avondale, and wait in a two-hour line at the legendary Hot Doug's (that's what Robyn and I did a couple of weeks ago, but man was it worth it). But for one evanescent eve, you can book a table for two right here in Manhattan with Doug himself. The chef, owner, and resident... More

The Fest: Our Humblest Apologies to All

"This has been my dream for nearly two decades, I still believe in that dream. And the image I had in mind wasn't what took place yesterday." First off, straight up: Our humblest apologies go out to the many serious eaters who came out to Shoreline yesterday, particularly those who came between the hours of noon and four. My 17-year dream became a humbling reality in those first few hours. We were so focused on getting the talent and purveyors together that we didn't realize how at risk we were logistically because more than 8,000 tickets were sold in the last week. Frankly, people were so excited about the fest that they all showed up early, which doesn't normally happen... More

The Great American Food & Music Fest Is Today!

It's a beautiful day in Mountain View, California, where today at Shoreline Amphitheatre, the first-ever Great American Food & Music Fest will take off. Three generations of the Bracewell family drove their Southside Market smoker truck all the way from Elgin, "the Sausage Capitol of Texas." Half a ton of Barney Greengrass smoked salmon arrived from New York, and Gary Greengrass is slicing it up. Katz's Deli, Anchor Bar Buffalo Wings, Tony Luke's Cheesesteaks and Roast Pork, Pink's Hot Dogs—the list goes on and on. Plus appearances from Bobby Flay, Guy Fieri, and a number of Bay Area chefs. The Chronicle called us "The United States of Yum"—and that's just about right. The Serious Eats team will be out... More

Food & Music Fest Bite Spotlight: The Bacon Chronicles

©iStockphoto.com/Juanmonino The Great American Food & Music Fest When: Saturday, June 13; doors open at noon Where: Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View CA What: A celebration of great American food, chefs, musicians, and winemakers, hosted Bobby Flay and featuring some of the best regional food purveyors in one place Cost: Prices vary, $35 to $526. Use promo code "foodfest" to save $5 if you purchase tickets before 5/26/09. Bite Spotlights: Pink's Hot Dogs (LA), Tony Luke's Sandwiches (PHL) Tickets available here » I know commissioner Kuban has tried to put a lid on bacon posts on Serious Eats, but I know he'll make an exception for this bacon spotlight. Serious eaters attending the Great American Food & Music Fest in... More

Food & Music Fest Bite Spotlight: Tony Luke's

Editor's note: Earlier this month, we announced that Serious Eats would be cohosting the Great American Food & Music Fest. Each week until the event, we'll spotlight a different food purveyor that will be participating. Today we have ... Tony Luke's roast pork sandwich A Tony Luke's roast pork sandwich is, as Adam Kuban noted in a recent post, "pretty near perfect." And his cheesesteaks are damn fine as well. So when we were putting together our list of preferred sandwich purveyors for the Great American Food & Music Fest, Tony Luke's was at the top. The Great American Food & Music Fest When: Saturday, June 13; doors open at noon Where: Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View CA What: A celebration... More

Food & Music Fest Bite Spotlight: Pink's Chili Dogs

Editor's note: Earlier this month, we announced that Serious Eats would be cohosting the Great American Food & Music Fest. Each week until the event, we'll spotlight a different food purveyor that will be participating. Today we have ... Pink's will be serving its famous chili dog at the Great American Food & Music Fest on June 13. Photograph from VirtualErn on Flickr When: Saturday, June 13; doors open at noon Where: Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View CA What: A celebration of great American food, chefs, musicians, and winemakers, hosted Bobby Flay and featuring some of the best regional food purveyors in one place Cost: Prices vary, $35 to $526 Bite Spotlights: Tony Luke's (Philly) Tickets available here » When I... More

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