Looks like the city’s street food fad has begun to draw a couple of opposing voices, according to this op-ed by Patrick Heig of Citysearch, posted on Eater SF. Read and join the comments, which are proliferating almost as wildly as the carts themselves.
“Street food” is not simply food served on the street. You can’t lump in, say, a person who decides to sell plates of spaghetti from a card table out in front of his house with the legendary falafel carts in Manhattan, where a delicious meal served up in two minutes that you can eat with one hand while hailing a taxi can be had for a couple of bucks. Link.
Yesterday, Rock the Bike! rocked a 19-mile bike ride from Dolores Park to San Mateo county for the Maker Faire. See pictures from the ride at Bikes and the City. Rock the Bike! also provided a bicycle-powered stage for Mission High School’s Green Prom, according to Mission Mission.
Be sure to check out this Thursday’s Mission Street Food menu, featuring guest chefs from The Broken Record. This weeks profits will be donated to The Children’s Book Project and Oakland’s St. Mary’s Center.