What to Do (and Eat) at this Weekend’s Eat Real Festival

It’s that time of year again: The fourth annual Eat Real Festival kicks off at 1:00 p.m. this Friday at Jack London Square. At this point, the three-day extravaganza of (local, organic, and sustainable) street food, local brews, and assorted food-related DIY demos almost needs no introduction. If you’ve attended any of the previous years, you know the drill: Map out a game plan and bring plenty of cash. The best part is that entry is free and all of the street food items are priced at $5 or less.

But with more than 60 different vendors and lines that can stretch to ungodly lengths, we figured we’d help you make the most of your time. Here are a few recommendations, with an emphasis on things that are new to the festival this year:

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