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SF Yelp Elites Get Porked at Bluestem



Yelpers matched the sprinkling sky last night, as they donned sharp black and blue attire for Yelp's Black and Blue Diverson at Bluestem Brasserie. The all day farm-to-table brasserie, situated in the Yerba Buena corridor, is a chic foodie paradise from longtime San Francisco restaurant figure Adam Jed (Certified Sommelier, former manager at Postrio, director of operations at PlumpJack, etc…). They feature a familiar brasserie menu of fresh, simply composed dishes, distinct cocktails, a satisfying wine list, and 12 wines on tap, sourced directly from some of Napa and Sonoma's finest producers and offered at a great value. Named after the indigenous North American grass favored by cattle ranchers, Bluestem Brasserie showcases sustainably produced grass-fed meats from highly regarded purveyors.

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To celebrate their emphasis on locally sourced food and whole-animal utilization, Bluestem's Chef Sean Canavan procured two whole swines for a old fashion, summertime pig roast! In addition to the expertly-roasted suckling pig, Bluestem displayed an assortment of tantalizing bites such as chicken pate crostinis, BBQ pork sliders, fresh slaw, creamy butternut squash soup, watermelon olive and goat cheese skewers, as well as mozarella, fresh basil, and tomato skewers. To round out the savory spread of mind-blowing bites was a sensational assortment of mouth-watering desserts including salted caramel cheesecake, mocha panna cotta, and bread pudding topped with strawberries. 

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While guests indulged in the beautifully seasoned food spread, staff at Bluestem moved throughout the bubbling crowd with ease, serving up house favorite cocktails the Honey Badger with Maker's Mark bourbon (BBQ salted rim + BBQ water), and the Salt Lick with Zubroka vodkaSam Adams showcased their Oktobestfest beer while King's Ginger poured their refreshing ginger libation with sparkling wine to boot.

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