Tag Archives: cooking

The New Oven of the Mission District

A parking lot in Cesar Chavez street is home to a white truck flying Firepie banners. From afar it looks like any other food-truck but this particular truck is an oven. Within it is a traditional Naples oak-burning oven that can reach up to 900 degrees to cook artisan pizzas in 90 seconds. The Firepie truck, says its owner, is filling...

Friends and Family Celebrate Caesar Chuc’s Life

Caesar Chuc, the beloved neighborhood cook who moved from Mexico to the United States to provide his family with a better life, passed away this week at San Francisco General Hospital. He was 39 years old. Chuc, a longtime cook at the popular restaurant Serpentine, was found unconscious at 16th and Valencia streets on Tuesday, Oct. 16, after police officers...

A Frittata from SF Public School Gardens

A few things about Viola Buitoni: she’s Italian, she’s a mother, she can cook, she lives in the Mission. Find out how they intersect in her life in this series of articles and videos. The ingredients for this dish came from the gardens run by Urban Sprouts at the June Jordan School for Equity in Visitation Valley and the International Studies...