noriega.jpgThe second annual Noriega Street Food Fair is offering tasty eats, cooking demonstrations and plenty of free samples for San Francisco foodies and families in San Francisco’s Sunset neighborhood today.

The free event will host local vendors, booths and live performances along Noriega Street between 31st to 33rd avenues from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., organizers said.

Free food giveaways, health education consultations, pony rides and a live salsa dance performance are just some of the festivities scheduled throughout the day.

Public officials including state Assemblywoman Fiona Ma and state Sen. Leland Yee, who is running for San Francisco mayor, are expected to join fair-goers. Food Network star Marisa Churchill is scheduled to entertain residents. Churchill is a former Top Chef and Food Network Challenge competitor.

The San Francisco Municipal Railway 71-Haight-Noriega bus line will be affected by street closures on Noriega Street between 30th and 33rd avenues, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency spokesman Paul Rose said.

Sasha Lekach, Bay City News

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