While fall officially begins in September, October offers the visible first glimpses of autumn: the lengthening afternoon shadows, shorter days, and chillier temperatures.
It’s also a great time to celebrate a number of holidays that feature delicious foods and distinct flavors. Why not bring a friend or the whole family to the Food Hall and create your own special fall October celebration at one of our purveyors?
The Periodic Table –
Public Market’s most recent opening, this Japanese sake and craft beer bar features 12 brews on tap, plus bottled and canned ales. Yes, The Periodic Table is a Japanese-focused spot, but the rotating menu of craft beers includes local brewers, as well as 1-3 Japanese non-local domestic craft varieties. You don’t need to be German to swing by and celebrate Oktoberfest. Kanpai and Prost!
Wazwan Indian Cuisine –
Diwali is the Hindu Festival of Lights, celebrated each autumn. This year, it falls on Thursday, October 19th . Spiritually, it signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair. Stop by Wazwan to enjoy some traditional Indian dishes. Pair vegetable masala curry with masala iced tea. Or try Chicken Kanthi with Chana Masala, Naan and a Mango Lassi.
Peet’s Coffee –
For all the pumpkin-themed dishes out there, you’ll find one of the original pumpkin-flavored beverages at Peet’s Coffee: The #PeetsPumpkinLatte is back. This perennial favorite is made with fresh, hand pulled espresso, creamy steamed milk, sweet vanilla, light cinnamon, and a hint of nutmeg. Stop by Public Market’s Peet’s to enjoy sitting in the newly remodeled café, chat with neighbors and sip this sweet Harvest treat.
Paradita Eatery –
Freshly sourced ingredients such as chiles, sweet potatoes and yucca always feel like a celebration of harvest-time. Paradita, the fast-casual restaurant inside Public Market, offers “Peruvian street-food” along with craft cocktails, beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages. During the fall, they’ll top off your Pisco Sour with a barista-worthy decoration of autumn leaves. That alone is a reason to plan an October visit to the Food Hall!