Mark Kurlyandchik

He once tried to sell homemade sauerkraut. Now, Mark Kurlyandchik, a lifelong foodie from a Russian family of small business owners, writes about the business of food. He’s excited to explore how immigrant entrepreneurs influence the experience of eating in the Mission.

Stories by Mark

Mapping the Mission’s Meat

For Sarah Agudo, “Where’s the beef?” isn’t nearly as important a question as “Where’s the beef from?” For the last year and a half, Agudo...

VIDEO: What the Frack?

Wondering what the frack fracking means? Mission Local explains. Correction: California sits on an estimated 14 billion — with a “b” — barrels of untapped...

Good Morning Mission!

It’s 7 a.m., 54° and headed to 63° today, with some sunshine in the mix. The rain is gone, and this weekend is shaping up...