A good friend mentioned that FoodBuzz.com is having their first annual convention for food bloggers here in San Francisco, so I jumped on the boat last minute.
Last minute, as in a flying leap off pier 39, hurtling over sea lions and sidestepping tourists OJ-style before hurling myself over the open water as the ferry leaves the shore. It was a ninja-move of registration attempts.
Alright, it may have been last minute, but it was surprisingly simple to register a profile, start posting and networking and to get Featured Publisher status, which you might have noticed in the left column of the site lately. I’m really looking forward to the “festival” which starts with a cocktail hour sponsored by Skyy Spirits (Hi, Caitlin!) at Hotel Vitale (Hi, Krysta!). I’ve stayed in that gorgeous 8th floor suite before and the views are killer at happy hour. After that we’re having dinner at the Ferry Building CUESA Kitchen.
Saturday is packed with seminars, tastings, meals and an award ceremony. Sunday is a farewell brunch. I’m most psyched about the networking opportunities. There are thousands of great food bloggers out there, but it’s pretty rare to get hundreds of them together in one room. I’ll let you know how it goes.