Soy and Tofu Fest makes list of Top Food Festivals in San Francisco!
The Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival recently made SF Tourism Tips’ list of “Nine Top Events for Foodies,” in a list of their top food festivals in San Francisco.
The Soy & Tofu Festival made No. 4 on the list, after Oysterfest, Outside Lands and Taste of Potrero. It listed above Eat Drink SF, SF Street Food Festival, A Taste of Greece, Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival and Pacific Heights Wine & Food Festival.
The site said, “The Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival is a Japantown favorite. This annual event gives you the chance to sample the latest soy and tofu products, and learn more about these healthy ingredients. There is also a tofu eating contest, a dessert competition, and live entertainment by well-known Asian American performers.”
Five Surprising Things to See at the Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival
By Mel Burke
The Bold Italic
July 2, 2018
General American knowledge about tofu begins and ends with “barely understood meat substitute.” Thankfully, my mom took a lot of notes from my Chinese godmother, so I’ve been eating tofu most of my life in just about every way you can slice it — pun intended. But after attending the Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival this past weekend, I had no idea how versatile this little bean curd could be.
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