Posts Tagged ‘Street Food’

Are the Mission’s New Street-Food Carts the True Heirs of Slow Food? – SFoodie First, this new-school underground street-food movement isn’t going away. And second, it’s a phenomenon that doesn’t fit any easy classification. It feels like such an eruption of the zeitgeist, we can’t quite assign it a place yet. Except to say that […]


Elotes are a very popular street food served all over Mexico. It’s roasted corn on the cob, slathered in butter, mayo, cheese, and chili. The type of cheese used is cotija cheese, which is a dry, grainy cheese from Mexico. It’s fairly salty and is used in many traditional Mexican dishes. The thought of eating […]


To kick off this year’s first annual San Francisco Street Food Festival, they are hosting a fun scavenger hunt that begins on August 1st and culminates at the festival on August 22nd. The festival is a collaborative effort between La Cocina, street food vendors, and restaurants. They are closing down the street and hosting a […]


Bay Area Bites – Red Crawfish One of my favorite culinary mash-ups of recent years is the Vietnamese-Chinese-Cajun crawfish boil served with rice or garlic noodles. Following the arc of families moving from Vietnam to New Orleans to Southern California to, finally, San Jose and San Francisco, mud bugs have taken a garlicky turn and […]


Mission Mission – Mr. Pickle Returned to Mama Pickle!  According to Mama Pickle, the thief called this afternoon claiming to have “felt bad” about taking Mr. Pickle and offered to return him in the night. SF Weekly – Funemployment To encounter the laid-off twenty- and thirtysomethings blogging about unemployed life or roaming this city’s bars, […]


The art of dining well is no slight art, the pleasure not a slight pleasure. Michel de Montaigne The art of dining well is no slight art, the pleasure not a slight pleasure. – Michel de Montaigne, French philosopher Mister Michel de Montaigne must have been a creme brulee fan himself, as such is the case […]


“A what?” she asks. “A curry cart. A magic one.” I reply matter-of-factly. “What’s that?”