Highlights from the 2011 Foodbuzz Food Blogger Festival

Foodbuzz Blogger Festival

I’ve been back home in San Diego for a few days now but I’m still so EXHAUSTED  from the 3rd Annual Foodbuzz Blogger Festival. And you would be too if you talked, ate, and uh—drank as much as I did!

Foodbuzz Awards Dinner

And truth be told, I’ve been racking my brain on how to accurately convey and depict all of the events and highlights that transpired over the weekend. From the Awards Dinner, Tasting Event, Gala Event, and even the delish cooking demo from Chef Tyler Florence……it was all a fabulous time!

Chef Tyler Florence

But through it all, the most fulfilling aspect of the festival was reconnecting and meeting with the talented food bloggers from all over. I reveled at meeting some writers that I have long admired and especially those who I have corresponded with but have never met in person.

And let me just say….there were some shenanigans! With that much delish food and adult beverages—how can there not be???  :)

I’ve got a huge list of folks who I now will be following and I barely met a fraction of the attendees. So many bloggers, so little time!

Foodbuzz Festival 2011

Quick shot out to some amazing folks who really MADE my time at the festival—so thankful to have connected face to facel!

There were SO many of you that I was fortunate to have connected with and I CANNOT wait to give you a big ol’ hug next year! And for those who I didn’t get to see, I’ve got my eye out for you next year!

And although the festival was jammed pack,  I did get a quick chance to snag a few goodies outside of the festival…..

La BoulangeSalad Niçoise (not shown), Macarons and a Cannelé from La Boulange Bakery

Brunch @ Namu SFFrog Hollow  Blood Orange “Bellini”, Kimchee Fried Rice with Egg and Challah French Toast at Namu SF

Dosa FillmoreSpicy Mung Bean Dosas, Chicken Roti, and Bengali Gimlet at Dosa SF

THANKS so much FOODBUZZ….until next year!

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21 thoughts on “Highlights from the 2011 Foodbuzz Food Blogger Festival

  1. What a GREAT post Nam – you are too fab and I hope we never lose touch :) Listen do you remember the girl who sat next to us at Terra? I can’t recall! Shame on me :))

    xoxo

    Devaki

    PS – LOVE La Boulange too and for next time The Slanted Door is a must do :)

  2. Thank you so much for the shout out! So glad that you had your fair share of talking, eating, and drinking. Catching up with you was definitely the highlight for me.

    Yes, so funny that this coincidental meet up enabled us to actually catch up finally.

    Cheers!

  3. ahhhh lil’ sis, i haven’t said this in a long time but …. JEALOUSY REARS ITS UGLY HEAD DOWN IN THE OC! good food? good company? good times? meeting tyler? forget keeping up with the kardashians! i need to be keeping up with the food bloggers!

  4. Hi Nam! It’s a pleasure to meet you at the foodbuzz festival. Seems like I lots of back dating posts to cover. LOL.. well, I’m finally back in my homeland now amidst from the jetlag. I wish I could have more time to chat with you and Devaki. You have interesting recipes and I will come and buzz you on and off. I hope we will meet again, but till then do stay in touch via Twitter or even emails. You take care. Hugggss, Jo

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