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Nice pastrami! Katz comes to the Great American Food Fest


6/13 - Great American Food & Music Fest at Shoreline (Bobby Flay, Guy Fieri, Little Feat and food from around the country)
I'm already saving room in my stomach for a rare chance to roam the country in one day of eating! Sure, it's down at Shoreline Amphitheatre, but this is a fun one, y'all: The Great American Food and Music Fest is a gorge and feed feast featuring sentimental, all-American food favorites, with performances from the likes of Little Feat, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and Marshall Crenshaw.

Yes, on the food front, we have some of our best in the mix:
- Incanto's (one of my top restaurants anywhere) chef and offal master, Chris Consentino, prepares homemade hot dogs
- Chuck Siegel, founder of Charles Chocolates, creates chocolate truffles
- June Taylor, of June Taylor Jams, makes her signature strawberry jam
- Boulevard's Nancy Oakes gives us crab cakes

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