A photo essay on the Taste of the Nation San Francisco fundraiser for Share our Strength.
“I am so full, I don’t think I can eat another bite…” moaned AJ at the sold out San Francisco Taste of the Nation fundraiser event that benefited Share our Strength, a non-profit with a mission to end childhood hunger in the United States. After sampling appetizers like Cotogna’s veal sausage sliders, Boulevard’s black polenta with Dungeness crab, France’s rabbit meatballs, The Cavalier‘s Hen Egg Hollandaise as well as three different types of steak tartare (Marlowe, 1760 and Bourbon Steak all had variations of the classic dish) I can’t really blame AJ. My own pants were feeling rather tight. But as we walked past the Town Hall’s Guinness braised short rib I knew that AJ was going to have one more bite. I can’t blame him. I ended up succumbing to the call of the glistening house cured pork belly sopes by La Condesa. Then we had to call it quits lest we pass out from food fatigue. Taste of the Nation defeated us (or, more specifically, our stomachs). Hopefully they’ll help defeat childhood hunger with the money they raised from the event!
Special thanks to Share our Strength for providing tickets for AJ and I to attend this fabulous event. 100% of the proceeds of the event go to the battle against childhood hunger. As always, all the opinions listed above are my own.