Food

A displaced tenant samples some of the food available at the Salvation Army. Photo by Daniel Mondragón

Hottest Eating Spot in the Mission? Salvation Army

When displaced tenants from the fire on 22nd and Mission streets flooded into the Salvation Army for shelter or assistance, it became clear that the victims of the blaze would need to be fed. And...
hallaca

Hallacas: A Venezuelan Christmas Tradition

Adriana López, the co-owner of Pica Pica Maize Kitchen on Valencia Street, explains how to make hallacas, a traditional Venezuelan dish served for Christmas. This video was originally published in 2011, but those hallacas looked...
Taqueria Cancun

Mission Businesses Worry Less About a Minimum Wage and More About Finding Employees

Raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2018, said several managers in the Mission, is hardly a concern. A more pressing problem? Getting enough hourly workers. Take Cancún Taqueria for example.  Already, most...