Champagne poured freely. Not that we're complaining, but we would have liked to see some really fine craft beers in keeping with the whole baseball theme.
We got to first base with Michelle Bernstein's bone marrow galbi.
Casa Dragones' co-founder Bertha Gonzalez gave us a lesson in sipping tequila.
As we rounded second base, we were greeted by Stephanie Izard.
Chef Izard's grilled sepia with smoked tomato, piparra relish, and mighty goat sausage.
April Bloomfield was at third base with smoked kielbasa. The chef told us she wanted to keep the baseball theme going. We went back for seconds.
Naomi Pomeroy was at home plate with a trio of taste -- fennel brined pork loin, Kobe tartare, and chicken liver and port mousse.
Jeni Britton Bauer served pinwheel-shaped ice cream sandwiches in the dugout.
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