Tag Archives: Making food

Estrellita’s Snacks: Salvadoran savory treats

Born in El Salvador, founder Maria del Carmen Flores has spent the past 13 years in the US. Since the age of six, Maria had sold snacks—tostadas, pupusas, fresh fruit—on the street in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Mexico. When she … Continue reading

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Clairesquares: decadent caramel treats

In honor of the 3rd Annual San Francisco Street Food Festival this weekend, I’ll be featuring three La Cocina business three days in a row. All three founders have great stories and big ambitions. I hope you’ll be able to … Continue reading

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Chaac Mool: sharing Yucatecan food with the Dolores Park community

This past Monday, I ventured over to the Mission for a few work-related errands. My friend Catha is spending the summer interning for La Cocina, a kitchen incubator dedicated to low-income food entrepreneurs in the Bay Area. She had suggested … Continue reading

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