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Start Baking: It’s Mission Pie’s 9th Annual Pie Contest

Yes, it is time to test your pie baking abilities. The contest will be held on September 12th at Mission Pie. Here are the details from Mission Pie or go to their web site here.   If you want to see what the day is like, here is a link to a photo essay on last year’s contest. Enjoy! 9th Annual Pie Contest at Mission Pie Saturday...
The assembled pies, ready to be sliced up and tasted by the panel of judges. Photo by Joe Rivano Barros.

Let Them Eat Pie: Mission Pie’s Baking Contest

Mission Pie had its 8th annual baking contest on Saturday afternoon, with 16 homemade pies (made by amateurs, no former or current professionals) entered to be judged by a panel of five: Lisa Ziebel, a Mission Pie baker; Josey Baker, of Josey Baker Bread at 736 Divisadero; Bill Niman, founder of the well-known Bay Area establishment Niman Ranch; and Christopher Hall and Bruce “Mac” McKenzie,...
Wenonah Hauter with her new book, "Foodopoly," at Mission Pie. Photo by Carly Nairn.

‘Foodopoly’ Author Talks Policy at Mission Pie

Mission Local sat down recently at Mission Pie with author Wenonah Hauter, executive director of the Washington, D.C.-based advocacy group Food and Water Watch, to talk about her new book investigating agribusiness, Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America (The New Press). Mission Local: Can you tell me about your book and why you decided to...
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Eating Now: Salmon Salad, Apple Huckleberry Pie

An occasional collection of bites. Have you eaten anything good or bad, or seen a good scene while you munched? Send in your short bites to missionlocal@gmail.com. Full names only. Veggie trio plate at Poc Chuc. It includes a panucho, salbute and empanada, made with delicious handmade tortillas and covered with sauteed vegetables, black bean sauce, marinated onions and cabbage....
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Cops v. Critical Mass Redux

En Español CAFE LA BOHEME  6 A.M.  Good Morning Mission!  51° Fahrenheit; it’s been raining and it will continue to rain, so they say, with maybe a pause in the morning. Marching Around MUNI While some are marching against MUNI this March, others are taking their marching orders in a different direction.  On Saturday, in case you missed it,  the...

MUNI Mash-up!

CAFE LA BOHEME 6 A.M.  Good Morning Mission District!  53 °, clear, partly cloudy with showers predicted for the P.M. $10K Scholarships for College-Bound Students 826 Valencia is at it again: our flame, our hope, our conscience in grim times.  This year the neighborhood writers’ incubator will award four scholarships for high school graduates or graduating seniors, demonstrating financial need,...