Everything you NEED to know about Outside Lands culinary experience

Outside Lands is right around the corner! The festival will be taking place Friday, August 9th and concluding on Sunday, August 11th. Outside Lands Music and Arts festival first began in 2008 and has been held annually in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. Not only is Outside Lands a music festival, it is also featuring amazing experiences that are focused around food and wine. This year, Outside Lands will be featuring Taste of the Bay area, Wine Lands, Beer Lands, Cocktail Magic, Bubble Tea Party, Cheese Lands, Gastromagic, and Outside Clams. California has an amazing influence on the culinary world and guests at Outside Lands will be able to experience a taste of what California has to offer. Outside Lands Music and Arts festival is creating an unforgettable culinary experience that may leave you coming back for the food as well as the music.

Here is everything you NEED to know about Outside lands culinary experience

Photography by: Andrew Jorgensen

Photography by: Andrew Jorgensen

Photography by: Outside Lands

Photography by: Outside Lands

Taste of the Bay Area

Outside Lands is showcasing more than 200 menu items from 85 restaurants, 46 wineries, 31 breweries and 6 cocktail bars. Taste of the Bay area will be highlighting amazing culinary cuisine from Northern California for all guests to experience.

Make sure to come hungry!

Taste of the Bay Area Lineup

Wood-Fired Bianca Pizzas, Wood-Fired Salsiccia Pizzas

Alba Ray’s
Chicken and Andouille Sausage Jambalaya Burritos, Fried Chicken and Waffle Sandwiches, Beignets

Alicia’s Tamales Los Mayas
Carnitas Tamales, Mexican Street Corn

Malaysian Lamb Curry Sandwiches, Chicken Curry or Peanut Tofu Nachos

Bacon Flights, BLTs, Bacon Crunch Bars

Big Chef Tom’s Belly Burgers
Pork Belly Burgers, Crinkle Cut French Fries

Bini’s Kitchen
Nepalese Lamb Dumplings, Nepalese Chicken Curry Burritos

Cannaisseur Series
Five Spice Duck Meatball Sliders

Buttermilk Popcorn Chicken Rice Bowls, Popcorn Shrimp Rice Bowls

Americana Burgers, Beet and Quinoa Burgers

Charles Chocolates
Brownie Hot Fudge Sundaes, Gourmet S’mores, Frozen Hot Chocolate

Chef Smelly’s Creole and Soul Food
Famous Surf and Turf Fries, Dungeness Crab and Lobster Fries, Impossible Burgers

Ethnic Confusion Rice Bowls, Nitro Chai

Dumpling Time
Xi’An Vegetable Dumplings, Steamed Matcha Buns with Milk Custard

Earthly Delights
Philly Cheesesteaks, Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches, Garlic Fries

El Huarache Loco
Chilaquiles, Quesadillas, Huaraches

Endless Summer Sweets
Loaded Funnel Cakes, Hand-Dipped Corn Dogs

Escape From New York Pizza
Pesto Potato Pizza Slices, Combination Pizza Slices

FK Frozen Custard Bars
Made-to-Order Frozen Custard Bars

FOB Kitchen
Stir-Fried Veggie Glass Noodles, Crispy Pork Eggrolls

Crab Fried Rice, Pho Broth, Taro Chips

Global Gourmet Catering
Argentinian Sausage Hoagies, Smoked Chicken Wings, Seafood Boil

Guerra’s Quality Meats
Toscano Sloppy Joes, Vegetarian Po’ Boys, Kettle Chips

Guittard Chocolate
Liquid Chocolate Bars

Henry’s + KronnerBurger
KronnerBurger, EarthBurger, Vegan Chili Cheese Fries

Hookt Mini Doughnuts
Fresh Mini Doughnut Sundaes

Itani Ramen
Chicken Shoyu or Veggie Miso Ramen, Chicken Katsu Sandos

Koja Kitchen
Beef Kamikaze Fries, Vegan Zen Kamikaze Fries

Little Brothers
Signature Sweet & Savory Cookies, Cold Brew Coffee

Little Skillet
Chicken & Waffles, Watermelon Cups, Red Velvet Cupcakes

Little Star Pizza
Sausage Deep-Dish Pizza Slices, Pepperoni Thin-Crust Pizza Slices

Lucca Foods
BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Meatball Sub Sandwiches

Metal + Match
Crab Nachos, Popcorn Shrimp

Ramenburgers, Sushi Burritos

Aleppo Chicken Pita Sandwiches, Grilled Mushroom Pita Sandwiches

Chef’s Selection of Assorted Sushi

Pacific Catch
Hawaiian Ahi Poke with Wonton Crisps, Fish and Chips

Peaches Patties
Jamaican Beef or Irie Lentil Patties, Jamaican Jerk Turkey Legs

Pica Pica Arepa Kitchen
Sweet Corn Arepas, Yuca Fries, Sweet Plantains

Pinoy Heritage
Sisig Fried Rice, Pork Lumpia, Carioca Rice Donuts

Precita Park Cafe
Bacon Breakfast Sandwiches, Hot and Iced Equator Coffee

Project Juice
Organic Cold-Pressed Juices, Superfood Smoothies, Adaptogen Lattes

Proposition Chicken
Crispy Fried Chicken Sandwiches, Curly Fries

Rich Table
Porcini Doughnuts with Raclette Cheese

Chicken Koliwada, Paneer Chili Roll, Chicken Tikka Kathi Roll, Chorizo Pulao

Rosamunde Sausage Grill
Flame-Grilled Sausage Sandwiches, House-Made Bacon Potato Salad

Sabores del Sur
Beef Empanadas, Award-Winning Alfajores

Indonesian Mie Tek Tek Noodles, Chicken Satays, Potstickers

SF Kebab Mediterranean Grill
Lamb & Beef Gyro, Chicken Gyro, or Falafel Wraps; Hummus & Pita, Greek Salads

Sharona’s Chocolate Shop
Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups, Chocolate-Covered S’mores

Son’s Addition
Pulled Pork Banh Mis, Dirty Fries with Chorizo Gravy

Fried Chicken Sandwiches with Japapeño Slaw, Crispy Rosemary Potatoes

Southpaw BBQ
Smoked Pork, Brisket, or Jackfruit Sandwiches, Sweet Potato Tots

Steap Tea Bar
Organic Matcha Lattes with Boba, Taro Milk with Boba

Sugar Daddy
Cotton Candy Bouquets on a Churro Stick

Suite Foods Waffles
Liége Waffles Stuffed with Fried Chicken or Whipped Cream, Hand-Cut Belgian Fries

Tacos: Chicken, Carnitas, Summer Squash or Baja-Style Fish

The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen
Gourmet Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Tomato Soup, Crispy Maple Brussels Sprouts

The Farmer’s Wife
Stone Fruit and Gravenstein Apple Melts, Lamb Merguez and Chimichurri Melts, Albacore Tuna Melts

The Japanese Pantry
Spicy Japanese Tater Tots

The Monk’s Kettle
Grilled Bratwursts, Pretzel Knots with Beer Cheese

The Up & Under Pub and Grill
Waffle Fries with Crazy Toppings

Three Twins Ice Cream
Ice Cream Wafer Sandwiches, Ice Cream Scoops

Trailblazer Tavern
Kalua Pig Steam Buns, Kimchee Fried Rice, Umami Kettle Chips

Tres Tequila Lounge & Mexican Kitchen
Mexican Hot Dogs, Carne Asada Nachos, Elotes

Wise Sons
Pastrami Reubens, Pastrami Cheese Fries

Woodhouse Fish Co.
Lobster Rolls, Raw & BBQ Oysters, Clam Chowder Bread Bowls

Impossible Burritos, Pollo Burritos, Guacamole and Chips

Wine Lands

Wine Lands will be offering 125 different wines from California wineries to highlight to California’s production of nearly 90% of American wine production. There will be 46 wineries from Northern California and you’ll be able to taste, get a glass or a double sized portion to go. You will be able to choose from bubbles and Rosé to whites and reds to explore your favorite Nothern California wines.

Please drink responsibly

Photography by: Tom Tomkinson

Photography by: Tom Tomkinson

Wine Lands Lineup

Angels & CowboysAperture
Ashes & Diamonds
Atlas Wine Co.
Bonterra Buena Vista
Bushido SakeCellars 33
Charles & Charles
DAOU Vineyards
Dry Creek Vineyard
Edaphos by Ernest
Hoxie Spritzer

Joel Gott
Long Meadow Ranch
Lorenza Rosé
Martine’s Wines

Mazzocco Sonoma

No Fine Print
Preston Farm & Winery
Ram’s Gate
Red Car
Rodney Strong Vineyards
Saison Cellar
Scharffenberger CellarsScribe
Seven Solution
SLO Down Wines
Terry Theise Selections
Tropical Moscato
The Withers
Turley Wine Cellars
Unti VineyardsValravn
West + Wilder

Photography by: Virginia Cortland

Photography by: Virginia Cortland

Beer Lands

Outside Land will be showcasing over 31 breweries creating it’s own beer fest. Curated by Dave McLean of Admiral Maltings, Beer Lands will continue to be the celebration of the Bay Area craft breweries. California breweries produce such a wide range of beers in different styles giving rise to brewpubs and microbreweries. Beer lands will give you a taste of what California breweries have to offer.

Please drink responsibly

Beer Lands Lineup

21st Amendment
Ace Cider
Alvarado Street
Anderson Valley
Bear Republic
Fort Point

Golden Road
Hard Frescos
Golden Road
High Water

Laughing Monk
Lost Coast
Mad River
North Coast
Oakland United
Old Kan
Seven Stills
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Sonoma Springs
Strongbow Hard Ciders


GastroMagic Lineup

“GastroMagic is where our favorite chefs are paired with musicians, comics and other artists for whimsical, unpredictable shows you won't see (or taste) anywhere else.”

Friday August 9th

Dillagence and Rich Table Present - Donuts: 2:50pm - 3:20pm

“Dillagence creates magic using the production and samples of J-Dilla's Donuts. Rich Table creates magical dishes, including donuts. Together they'll create Rich Table’s beloved porcini doughnuts, soundtracked by perfect beats.”

Susan Feniger and Adam Duritz: 4:10 PM - 4:40 PM

“The Counting Crows' Adam Duritz and Susan Feniger of LA's Border Grill and Too Hot Tamales come together to create one of Susan's specialty dishes that draw from her Mexican cooking background to pair with wine's from Duritz's Elyse Winery.”

Alyssa Edwards and Melissa King's Secret Recipes: 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

“Drag Race All-Star Alyssa Edwards is going to dance her way through new culinary creations based on iconic phrases and moments from her Drag Race tenure and dance career, created live by SF's own Melissa King.”

Snack Cabaret by Boyfriend and Chris Cosentino: 6:50 PM - 7:20 PM

“Boyfriend, the mile-a-minute rhyme-spitter; a bawdy, brassy performance artist and a feminist provocateur presents a performance of her Rap Cabaret with SF's Chris Cosentino providing equally brassy food accompaniments.”

Saturday August 10th

Back-to-Back Chef with Bon Appétit's Molly Baz and Ella Mai: 1:55 PM - 2:25 PM

“In a live rendition of Bon Appétit's cult YouTube show "Back-to-Back Chef," Test Kitchen star Molly Baz challenges singer/songwriter Ella Mai to keep up with her as they cook a dish in 15 minutes. Except there's one little caveat: Ella can’t watch what Molly's doing. Bon Appétit's Editor-in-Chief Adam Rapoport emcees the battle.”

Jessica Koslow and Big Wild with Bon Appétit’s Adam Rapoport: 3:10 PM - 3:40 PM

“Is there anything more Sqirl than serving breakfast for dinner? L.A. phenomenon Jessica Koslow will lead Big Wild through a "jam" session (the kind you eat) of her famous Sqirl Jams and other creations from the LA staple. This set will close out with a performance from Big Wild and tastings for the audience. Bon Appétit’s Editor-in-Chief Adam Rapoport will emcee.”

Slurpers with Bon Appétit’s Andy Baraghani and CupcakKe: 4:25 PM - 4:55 PM

“CupcakKe calls her fans Slurpers, so we're going to give her fans what they want: recipes for all things slurpable, from the mind of Bon Appétit Test Kitchen star Andy Baraghani. Bon Appétit's Editor-in-Chief Adam Rapoport will emcee.”

The Bon Appétit Test Kitchen Live with Jimmy O. Yang: 5:45 PM - 6:15 PM

“Bon Appétit's Editor-in-Chief, Adam Rapoport, and Test Kitchen stars Andy Baraghani and Molly Baz are joined by Silicon Valley's Jimmy O. Yang to create a dish of epic proportions. This will be an Outside Lands–sized creation to share with the world—or at least the audience.”

Sunday August 11th

Puddles Pity Party & Souvla Throw a Pita Party: 1:55 PM - 2:25 PM

“The Sad Clown with the golden voice and Tony Cervone of SF’s Souvla are going to throw a Pita Party. We’ve been waiting for the right clown to grace the Gastromagic stage, and it’ll be hard to frown with Tony’s pitas and Puddles’ baritone.”

Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals and Special Guest: 3:10 PM - 3:40 PM

“Join Anderson. Paak and a soon-to-be-announced special guest as they walk through a culinary demo followed by a performance from The Free Nationals.”

Michael Solomonov and Cherry Glazerr: 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

“Michael Solomonov of Zahav, which was named Outstanding Restaurant at the 2019 James Beard Awards, and other hit Philly restaurants will join forces with American rock band and noted grilled cheese enthusiasts, Cherry Glazerr for a special vegan creation.”

Beignets and Bounce Brunch with Brenda's and Katey Red: 5:40 PM - 6:10 PM

“An Outside Lands tradition, the Sunday ritual of beignets and bounce is a celebration of all things New Orleans: Bounce music and fluffy beignets. Get ready to work and twerk in a flurry of powdered sugar and dough with Katy Redd and Brenda's Soul Food.”

Photography by: Virginia Cortland

Photography by: Virginia Cortland

Cocktail Magic: bars & Mixologists

15 Romolo
Comstock Saloon
Starline Social Club
The Snug
The Treasury

Laura McIntosh