Eat Real Fest 2011 Part 5 – Vendors and other photos

This is Part 5 of a series of photo posts from Oakland’s Eat Real Festival, September 23-25, 2011 at Jack London Square.  (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 6).

Pork, frying by Urban Style Barbecue













Guys from The Whole Beast breaking down some delicious-looking lamb for gyros.





Jim ‘N Nick’s BBQ always have a decked-out trailer.  “First we send him to heaven, then we send you there”





Fried smelt from Forage SF.  Looked so good.





Cheeseburgers from 4505 meats.  They were dripping with juicy goodness.





Mac ‘n Cheese from Homeroom.





A great window display from Kara’s Cupcakes with palm trees in the reflection





Caramelizing homemade marshmallows for s’mores at Kika’s Treats.  One of the cookies is dipped in chocolate.





Jack London Square had a table and a raffle.  The bike arch of wheels was on display.





Beekeeping at the Urban Homesteading area





Sprouts cooking club – cooking classes for kids.  They looked like they were having a great time,





A meatloaf sandwich from Prather Ranch’s American Eatery





Festivalgoers at the main stage.





A DIY mozzarella cheese workshop at the DIY Make-it area





Vegetarians, fret not – there was a vegetarian analog for all of the steer and pig butchery going on.





food crates at the Wholes Foods Main Craft Stage





Super-excited winner of the pickling competition