Tag: pavement cuisine

SF Hearts the Carts – and the Carts Heart Back

SF Hearts the Carts – and the Carts Heart Back

| October 31, 2009 | 2 Comments

At the Commonwealth Club’s Thursday night event, “The Street Food Movement: SF Hearts the Cart,” a visibly upset Steven Gbdula (Gobba Gobba Hey) explained that Murat Celebi-Ariner of popular cart Amuse Bouche is being deported even though he’s married to a U.S. citizen. ICE’s holding him and he’s not getting an appeal. At the post-event food tasting at 111 Minna St., Steven and Natalie (Bike Basket Pies) sported t-shirts that read “Free Murat” and other vendors had small signs expressing frustration with the situation.

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SF Street Food Fanatics Unite

SF Street Food Fanatics Unite

| August 24, 2009 | 9 Comments

Street food fanatics descended upon the Mission on Saturday for the San Francisco Street Food Festival 2009, a day-long block party presented by La Cocina.

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SF Street Food Festival 2009 Photo Slideshow

| August 23, 2009 | 1 Comment

Watch a photo slideshow from the San Francisco Street Food Festival 2009 that took place Saturday Aug 22, in the Mission District. The event was a benefit for the non-profit La Cocina.

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Forum: Street Eats

Forum: Street Eats

| August 21, 2009 | 2 Comments

Forum takes to the streets to find out what mobile food vendors are dishing up in the Bay Area. From creme brulee carts and escargot on a stick to taco stands and tamales, street food is becoming more and more popular. Forum previews upcoming street food festivals in San Francisco and Oakland, and welcome listeners’ “pavement cuisine” picks.

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