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...

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Pinoy Heritage Filipino Pop-up at Anina | Hayes Valley - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Last fall was my introduction to the cooking of Chef Francis Ang and his new venture, Pinoy Heritage. Some may recall his work as the talented pastry chef at Fifth Floor Restaurant and Dirty Habit....

Istanbul Modern

by Ridge 3 years ago

The rich food diversity and history of the Ottoman empire has been sadly neglected by the Bay Area food world where what passes for Turkish and Greek cuisine are mediocre meze plates, obligatory h...

What if Chipotle served soul food!

by soulbowlmn 4 years ago

Soul bowl has reimagined soul food for the future.


by Sam I Am 4 years ago

Has anyone else tried k.dinners' monthly pop-ups along the danforth? I just read about it in blogTO and found a review from last fall - very interested to read more reviews if anyone else on her...

Tai Chi Jianbing pop-up | Inner Sunset - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

A month ago I met up with @Cynsa and @Windy for brunch at Tai Chi Jianbing's pop-up at Nabe. Cynsa had been through this drill before and wisely advised us to not be there right at the start, as th...

āina: Hawaiian brunch pop-up (Bernal Heights, San Francisco)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 years ago

āina was closed this weekend . . . and our merry band had to gather elsewhere when we found the lights out this morning. Has anyone tried it? āina 903 Cortland Ave. San Francisco, CA (415)...

Bijou Bakeshop Pop-up /SFClayworks Open Studios, Sat & Sun 10/28 & 29

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

This weekend, my friend Andrea Rappaport will be popping up with Bijou Bakeshop creations at SFClayworks open studios. Many of you have enjoyed her fine desserts at a few chowdowns and I know y'all...

Supper Clubs/Pop up restaurants

by woodsey 4 years ago

Other than Stock and Trade and the Depanneur, anyone try and can recommend any? Preferably ones occurring before the end of the year, but early 2018 is OK. Thanks!

Animalón, Valle de Guadalupe pop-up, July 27-Sept 9

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Animalón is a summer time pop-up project in Valle de Guadalupe, Ensenada from Chef Javier Plascencia. He had originally announced that it would run for 100 summer days and I've been waiting for wor...

Crave BBQ | West Oakland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Another tip from a BBQ friend that I hope somebody will follow up on --- Crave BBQ has been popping up at a gas station in West Oakland while it works on a permanent location. http://www.madmeatg...

Khom Loi, A thai pop-up coming soon in Sebastopol

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Website is not live yet, but Khom Loi's FB page promises more details soon. It will be popping up in Ramen Gaijin serving Thai food. https://www.facebook.com/WallaceandMo/ http://khomloithai...

June 9, Deetjens PopUp @ Big Sur Roadhouse

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

"Deetjens Big Sur Inn sustained property damage during the winter storms of 2017. Highway One to the south of Deetjens was closed in December 2016 due to mudslides. Then in February 2017 Highway O...

Motze | Mission District - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Motze closes after tonight's service, ending a 6-month run as a Japanese-influenced pop-up and will become Duna next month. https://www.duna.kitchen Here's a quick report on the late night dinner I...

Reservations for Noma Pop-Up in Mexico

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 5 years ago

Hello there, Due to the increase of threads about exchanging reservations for the Noma pop-up in Mexico, we have created this post dedicated to that purpose. We're closing and redirecting to thi...

Walk In Bar Menu at Noma Mexico Pop-up in Tulum

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Several media outlets have quoted an instagram post by David Chang (Momofuku group) that Noma Mexico would offer a bar menu for walk-ins. I checked with Noma's operations manager who said, "Not for...

How Was Noma Pop-Up Mexico?

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 5 years ago

We want to hear all about your dining experience in Noma pop-up Mexico. What dishes did you try? How was the atmosphere? What did or didn't blow your mind? Extra points if you share pictures!

Noma Mexico Pop-Up Forum

by seanwlee 5 years ago

Hi all, I created this Facebook page for people interested in the Noma pop-up in Tulum, Mexico next year from April-May. The link is posted below! Page is only for people interested in connecting w...

Noma in Tulum Tickets for sale

by thewhitnet 5 years ago

I have two tickets I bought for May 7 at 6 PM . Unfortunately I will not be able to make this date . I bought the tickets through tock and can transfer them to the new buyer. This is the once-...

Opening a restaurant, unsure how to market!

by lolalaurence 5 years ago

Hello ! I'm opening a pop up restaurant mid march in st henri ! does anyone know of ways i should be marketing it? Any people i should invite to the opening? please help!!

Matt Glazer soul food pop-up @ High Treason in SF, Mar 13

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

Some Bay Area folks may have had the pleasure of Chef Matt Glazer's New Orleans style cooking during his tenure at Big Sur Roadhouse or elsewhere. He's doing a pop-up on Monday, 3/13, at High Treas...