All posts tagged: Feastly

Salt + Pepper Club: California Summer

At the peak of summer the Salt + Pepper Club gathered in San Francisco to host a feast to celebrate the season’s bounty. The dynamic duo behind the evening, Caetie O. and Aleks S., focused on crisp fresh flavors and bright colors, capturing the cool summer nights in the city. Stay up to date with future meals – register and subscribe to the Feastly newsletter!

Who is going to Spain? Announcing Feastly’s summer contest winners!

We announced our #FeastlyinSpain summer contest earlier this month with great enthusiasm to bring a gregarious and dedicated Feastly community member to Spain for a week of culinary discoveries. With a community chock-full of talented food entrepreneurs, passionate home cooks and Feasters, and incredibly gifted culinary professionals, we had our work cut out for us. It was such a difficult task, that we decided to not choose just one, but two winners! We are thrilled to share with you that the winners of this gastronomical trip of a lifetime are MacKenzie and David! Here are the winning Instagram videos, that captured our attention with fervent energy for food sharing, travel, discovery, collaboration, and other important values shared by the Feastly team. View this post on Instagram Sup @eatfeastly?! This hungry girl REALLY wants to win #feastlyinspain #summercontest! Pick me and this eating adventure will be even more fun! I swearzzz! A post shared by MacKenzie Smith 🧀 Food + Vacay (@grilledcheesesocial) on Aug 13, 2014 at 12:09pm PDT And the videos from our runner-ups: View this …

Great Expectations by a Friendly Feaster

With so many dining options available it’s important to consider what you are looking for from a meal. A friendly Feaster, Mona of the Bay Area in California, shares her insights on what she has come to expect when attending Feastly dinners, supper clubs and pop-ups near her. Read on to discover what you could be walking into at your next Feastly food experience! What I’ve Come to Expect at a Feastly Meal I just got back from my second Feastly meal (an amazing southern coastal meal by Ryan and Cayce aka Break & Gather). While both of my meals were unique experiences, they shared a number of very important similarities that seem to be at the core of all Feastly meals. I wanted to share some of those with you: 1. Amazing food Let’s start with the obvious. I’m sure this would not come as a huge surprise to you, but the food at Feastly meals has been AMAZING. From intricate appetizers to flavorful main courses to delightful desserts, both of my Feastly meals have …

SEASONS presented by Nopalize

We’re excited to share that Nopalize is launching their inaugural SEASONS event series. Nopalize is a food media movement supported by Nopa and Nopalito Restaurants in San Francisco, CA. Their mission is to connect people with the origins of their food; namely by showcasing the storytellers and makers behind heritage products. SEASONS is an event series providing unique, onsite engagement with some of the best local producers in the Bay Area. The series kicks off with a farm tour and lunch at Devoto Orchard in Sebastopol, where Jolie Devoto will welcome you to her family farm, and you’ll experience first hand, the look and taste of California agricultural history. Can’t make it to Devoto? Don’t worry, there are more incredible food community events hosted by Nopalize in the coming months. Riverdog farm, a certified organic farm raising happy hogs and hens in open pasture. September 4th Nopalize lunch, an event formerly only for Nopa employees and purveyors is now open to the public. Meet farmers, winemakers, and local food lovers. September 10th Free Spirit Farms, a …

#FeastlyinSpain Summer Contest

#FeastlyinSpain Summer Contest Join Feastly for a 7-day culinary tour to San Sebastian, Spain! 1. Follow @eatfeastly on Instagram 2. Upload a video of why you should join the Feastly team in Spain 3. Tag your video: @eatfeastly #FeastlyinSpain #summercontest Travel to San Sebastian, Spain–a food capital of the world. Meet world-renowned chefs. Cook at the Basque Culinary Center. Eat top-quality food from local producers. Connect with players of the global food scene. Improve your culinary skills. Eat, breathe, sleep Spain! Our lucky winner will: Spend a week in September with the Feastly team and top culinary talent Receive transportation to and from San Sebastian (airfare – and train if necessary) Stay in a furnished and centrally located apartment with Feastly team Meet amazing figures in the international culinary scene Eat some of the best food in the world Suena bien – sounds good! Be sure to show us your passion for cooking, how you build community through food, why Spain and Feastly? Sing, dance, cook, bake, draw–anything that will make you stand out! Deadline to apply …

Launching to new heights: Ice Cream Jubilee

We’re ecstatic to congratulate one of our Feastly Cooks on her growing success! Victoria, while maintaining her law career,  began making ice cream in 2009 and started hosting Feastly tasting events in 2012.  Pursuing her interest in cooking left her inspired: “I decided to deliberately add passion, creativity, color, and flavors to every aspect of my life.” Just this month she’s opened the Ice Cream Jubilee shop in Washington D.C., only 2 years after the first Feastly tasting event. Feastly is thrilled to have helped Victoria in her pursuit to “celebrate love and togetherness” through the sweet pleasure of ice cream. You can read the inside scoop on Victoria’s journey below along with details of an exclusive event and discount code just for Feastly! Why are you a food entrepreneur? I have always loved making ice cream and sharing it with others! Though I have long loved helping start up political campaigns, I wanted to bring that energy to ice cream and build a space where I could create new flavors and invite DC to try …