This chef-driven, all-inclusive, 21+ event from The Sriracha Cookbook and Food GPS spotlights the world's most iconic hot sauce at a unique, historical venue. Multiple stations allow guests to enjoy a variety of Sriracha-themed dishes, including desserts, at their own pace. Local craft beer, cocktails, sodas, iced coffee and iced tea help tame the heat while a live DJ set helps create a fun and unforgettable food and drink experience.
Special Sriracha-spiked dishes from some of San Diego’s best chefs and restaurants participating in this year’s event include:
THE BELLOWS Schuyler Schultz - Sriracha-Cured Grilled Cobia with Sambal-Spice Couscous, Labne Cream, and Herbs
BROTHERS PROVISIONS Aril Grain - Baguette Sliders with Sriracha-Beer Cheese, Apple, and Housemade Kimchi
THE PATIO John Medall – Powdered Sriracha-Crusted Seared Ono with Sea Bean Slaw and Plum Chutney
SLATER'S 50/50 Brad Lyons - Sriracha Burger: Sriracha Spiced Patty topped with Pepper Jack Cheese, Chargrilled Yellow Onion, Sriracha Sauteed Mushrooms, Sriracha Glazed Bacon, Sriracha Garlic Cole Slaw, Sriracha Mayo and Sriracha on Brioche Bun
|Chilis From the Sriracha Factory. Photo by Randy Clemens|
URBN ST. BREWING Alex Carballo - Caja China Roasted Crispy Pork with Fluffy + Spicy Rice Buns and Sweet + Sour Papaya
URGE AMERICAN GASTROPUB Marc Liautard - Sriracha Porter Quiche with Porter Cream, Honey-cured Ham, Sriracha-cured Bacon Bits, shredded Parmigiano-Reggiano & Sriracha-Garlic Sauce
WOW WOW WAFFLE Joe Kraft - Liège Waffle Bite Topped with Avocado, Roasted Chicken and Sriracha
Guests will also find Sriracha creations from these San Diego dining gems:
AQUI ES TEXCOCO Francisco Perez - Best Tacos in 15 US Cities, Zagat 2014
GANG KITCHEN Craig Jimenez - San Diego’s Best Eats, Drinks & Restaurants, Discover San Diego 2014
HASH HOUSE A GO GO + THE TRACTORROOM Craig "Andy" Beardslee - 36 Hours in San Diego Must Have Dinner, New York Times, 2009
SUPERNATURAL SANDWICHES Christian Eggert – The Iconic Sandwiches of San Diego, Eater San Diego
DESSERTS: CHURROS EL TIGRE makes some of the best churros north of the border and will be serving them with a Sriracha-based dipping sauce. Escondido landmark PETERSON’S DONUT
CORNER is set to surprise us with their Sriracha creation, and special guest QUENELLE (an LA dessert hotspot) will be serving a Kecap Manis Ice Cream Bar with Black Sesame Streusel, Brown Butter Emulsion and Sriracha Gastrique.
BEVERAGES: Because what would a San Diego fiesta be without craft beer?
STONE BREWING CO. will have Stone Coffee Milk Stout (a bittersweet, creamy, coffee-laced Stout) and Stone Go To IPA (a vibrant hop-bursted Session IPA).
IRON FIST BREWING COMPANY will have Roots of Wrath (Abbey-style Quadrupel Ale brewed w/ molasses, sarsaparilla, sassafras, blue juniper berries, vanilla bean, ginger, and sweet anise) and Renegade Blonde (crisp, refreshing Kölsch-style Blonde Ale).
A portion of proceeds from the San Diego Sriracha Festival will directly benefit Mama’s Kitchen, a San Diego-based charity that prepares and delivers three meals a day—free of charge—to approximately 350 men, women, and children affected by AIDS or cancer in San Diego County.
General Admission tickets include all food and drink, cost $59 per person in advance, and $69 per person at the door, if still available. VIP Tickets for the event are $90 in advance, and $100 per person at the door, if available. They include reserved seating and one-hour early admission from 2 pm to 3 pm.
Tickets are only available for people 21+ and are for sale at http://sriracha.nightout.com