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Eat, Drink & Dance Your Way Through Outside Lands

May 18, 2022 01:06PM ● By David Kessler

Thousands flock to the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival in San Francisco for three epic days of dancing, laughing, and making unforgettable memories in a massive meadow surrounded by trees. Whether you’re a boomer or a zoomer, a hip hop, rock n roll, or techno fan, the A-list artist lineup has you covered : Green Day, Post Malone, SZA, Jack Harlowe, Weezer, Phoebe Bridgers, Lil Uzi Vert, Oliver Tree, and so many more.


Add to the music a food lineup made from foodie dreams. Some of the Bay Area’s most exciting restaurants and food trucks are popping up with everything from Duck Confit Burritos and Drunken Thai Noodles to Pork Cubano Sandwiches and Currywurst. 


If you’re a dog park veteran, you know the breakfast sandos at Pracita Park Café, stuffed with eggs, cheese, tomato, bacon, and arugula slathered with garlic aoli on an English muffin are heavenly. 

Chef Smelly’s Creole Deep Fried Chili Prawns and Garlic Noodles will blow your mind,  so will the lobster-loaded tater tots from West Marin’s William Tell House


Fried chicken fans will relish the flavor in Respectable Bird’s extra crispy sandwiches, and you’ll love the sweet Hookt Oreo & Cookie Butter Donut Sundaes made with a fluffy, chewy base of mochi and American-style dough. 

Pair all that deliciousness with ice cold hoppy brews and artisanal blends in Wine and Beer Lands where some of the most diverse California wines and craft brews are poured by the people who make them.

For an ultra-luxe fest experience, add a ticket to Ken Fulk’s Golden Gate Club and get wined and dined by a star-studded lineup of local culinary and cocktail legends, including Nancy Oakes & Dana Younkin of Boulevard Restaurant, Ravi Kapur of Good Good Culture Club, and Chef Tyler Florence of Miller & Lux.



Eco Lands, nestled alongside the Panhandle Stage, is the mecca of social consciousness within Outside Lands showcasing local community organizations, national NGO's, a farmer's market and hydration stations for filling your reusable drinking vessels. It’s all about the clean vibes.

General admission and VIP tickets are on sale with limited availability, so be sure to grab yours quickly.




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