A pop-up restaurant is a trendy and ephemeral thing. Ask Chowhounds where to find cool upcoming pop-ups, share your past experiences, and discuss the trend with other like-minded folks.

This New Orleans Pop-Up Shines a Spotlight on Female Bartenders

When it comes to alcohol, New Orleans is the most spoilt-for-choice city in the United States. The density of bars and the relationship that the city has to its libations means that you can find just...

1/30 Piroshky Piroshky Bakery Pop-up in San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 23 days ago

Piroshky Piroshky Bakery from Pike Place in Seattle will be popping-up to deliver pre-orders to San Francisco on January 30, 1pm to 3pm. Deadline to pre-order is January 28, 2pm. Would love to h...

Chef Mark Malicki's Bodega Oyster Cult | Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Bodega Oyster Cult opened today, Saturday March 31, a new project from Chef Mark Malicki. I'd heard rumors about it and visited him two weeks ago to see what was up.

Tripleta: Puerto Rican pop-up in SF's Mission

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Chef Aaron London announced that his MIchelin 1-star restaurant, AL's Place, would close until San Francisco allows outdoor dining again. But he also brought the good news that Tripleta, a Puerto R...

Areperia 831 | Live Oak Grange - Santa Cruz

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

During the pandemic, the Live Oak Grange in Santa Cruz has been running an active pop-up program allowing food entrepreneurs to use its kitchen and vend in the parking lot. In August, I put in an o...

12/5 Chef Andy Wai pop-up in Belmont

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Star Cantonese chef, Andy Wai, will be popping up in Belmont at the French Spot on Saturday, Dec. 5. Advance order by tonight at 6pm is required and some items are already sold out. Pick up is on S...

Riot Ribs - Portland?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Wondering if any Portland folks tried the food from Riot Ribs this month? https://twitter.com/riotribs

Quintessence Sorbet | Port Costa & Oakland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Members of the Chowhound community experienced the ecstasy of discovering Scream Sorbet at our picnic in 2008 at the launch, and then our collective mourning over its demise in 2013. https://www.ch...

Michelle's Soul Food Kitchen | Seaside - Monterey Peninsula

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Michelle's Soul Food Kitchen is a pop-up operating out of the Retired Men's Social Club (RMSC) in Seaside. http://www.montereycountyweekly.com/news/831_tales/the-retired-men-s-social-club-offers-an...

Drive-Through Fair Food, San Mateo County Event Center, June 13 & 14

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

"Drive-Through Fair Food at San Mateo County Event Center! Fill your fair cravings with funnel cakes, deep fried Oreos, corn dogs and cotton candy. Brought to you by @fannys_fab who’s been at our...

Pizza pop-up from Joe Cicala

by Bigley9 8 months ago

Did anyone get a pizza in the first offering last weekend? I'm set for one on Saturday and looking forward to it!

Pre-orders for Hanana Bread 4/25 pop-up at Ponsford's Place, San Rafael

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

Ponsford's Place Bakery and Hanana Bread have set up an online ordering system. Hanana is taking orders for pick-up on Saturday, April 25, at designated times between 9am and noon. Checking the sit...

Hanloh Thai pop-up @ Sante Adiarius in Santa Cruz

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

In September I had a chance to catch the Monday evening pop-up of Hanloh Thai at Sante Adarius Rustic Ales tasting room in Santa Cruz. The menu is posted each week on Hanloh's website. I chose a...

Justin Cherry Pop Up Historical Dinner at Mount Vernon

by ktmoomau 11 months ago

March 27, 2020 6:30-9:00 PM. Justin learned to bake from his mother and grandmother, who had worked in her father’s bakery after school making rolls and bread. After a stage at McCrady’s in ...

Flavors of West Africa Pop-up by Chef Serigne Mbaye

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

In March I joined friends for a pop-up dinner by Senegalese chef, Serigne Mbaye, in San Francisco. More about him here, https://www.eater.com/young-guns-rising-stars/2019/10/3/20895255/chef-serigne...

La Central Valle | Valle de Guadalupe - Ensenada

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

This summer, star chefs Javier Plascencia of Baja and Alejandro Ruiz of Oaxaca collaborated to create a seasonal pop up restaurant in San Antonio de las Minas serving Oaxacan cuisine. It's last day...

Bridge Kitchen and Commissary in Richmond

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

From time to time, requests for commercial kitchen space are posted here. A new kitchen and commissary with pop-up event space will be opening in Richmond soon. " . . . According to Kitchen Mana...

Boutique Crenn pastry pop-up, 9/13 & 14, SF

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

"Cancel the flight to Paris. Hayes Valley is where it’s at. Boutique Crenn will be hosting its very first pastry pop up, featuring a selection from @dominiquecrenn’s latest patisserie/boulangerie, ...

"Start Your Home Cooking Business", Microenterprise Home Kitchens (MEHKO) 101 Webinar, Aug 7

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

"Microenterprise Home Kitchens (MEHKO) are the newest type of food facility in California (and the nation). A new law now lets home cooks sell prepared meals to the public after obtaining a MEHKO p...

Pop up kitchens in or near Westchester

by decayny 2 years ago

I’m interested in attending a pop up kitchen ..... I came across this posting about Jose DJesus, a chef that arrranges pop up kitchens in the Bronx. Anyone have any experience with him or any other...