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Foodbuzz Gala Dinner

This is how my night ended. FBZFEST Gala Dinner 178

Yep. That’s about right!

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Foodbuzz knows how to throw a party!

The Gala dinner last night was stellar. It was held in the Ferry Building and was a gorgeous location!

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We started with drinks outside.

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All of the wine was Bonny Doon and most of it was fabulous.

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There were passed hors d’oeurves that were fabulous. These little polenta thingies were melt in your mouth delicious! So buttery!

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We had a great time chatting it up with fellow foodies!

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A sign that a good night is coming?

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Yep, 5 wine glasses. And we were fortunate enough to have empty seats on either side of us and a very generous (and fabulous) server that hooked us up with double the wine for our “friends” in those seats! You do the math.

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And a phenomenal menu:

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These scallops were the best dish of the evening! Seared to perfection!

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The food was amazing. The service was fantastic. I loved the bartenders, the waiters, everyone! Thank you so much, Foodbuzz! This weekend was such a treat!

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Sufficiently stuffed, we tromped our way up Market street and eventually hailed a cab back to the hotel and saddled up in The Starlight Room for cocktails.

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It’s my mom’s birthday today so we totally took advantage of that as soon as the clocks hit midnight!

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Happy Birthday, Momma!

10 Responses

  1. Nice meeting you. Fun times this weekend!! Look forward to following you. Cheers!

  2. It really was a fantastic weekend! It was a pleasure meeting you and your mom! Hope you had a safe trip home!

  3. Your trip looked like SO much fun! I am happy to see you and your momma having a blast. 🙂 I’ve never been to SanFran but I’m afraid to; everyone who has been said I’d never want to leave. I hear it is my type of place. I am loving all the pictures ❤

  4. Happy belated b-day momma!!! SO awesome finally getting to speak face to face this weekend. Let’s make a habit out of it… mmmkay? 😉

  5. lovely event looks like fun

  6. I’m so glad I got to with your mom a happy birthday in the elevator! You two are adorable!


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