Mexican food

cosecha-tacos
19 Jun 2013

Cosecha Cafe: Decent Food For Fancy-Ass Prices

After Miss Ollies denied the possibilities of an afternoon affair with their fried chicken lunch special (they were out), I had to turn the corner for Cosecha. Cosecha is housed in the newly renovated Swans Building in Downtown Oakland, next to Miss Ollies, next to Taylor’s Sausage, next to Rosamunde.

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donatere
29 May 2013

Dona Tere’s Market in The Mission: Humble and Delicious

Dona Tere’s Market Dona Tere’s Market has existed on the northeast corner of 21st and Florida for a little over a decade, a respectable age for any restaurant, but it feels ancient and worn beyond its years, like an old bristlecone pine tree bearing silent witness to San Francisco springing

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california-burrito
07 May 2013

Dispatches from the Road: Five Awesome Free or Cheap Things in San Diego

While I haven’t lived in San Diego since 1999, I grew up there and go back to visit three to five times a year. My family still lives there, as do a ton of friends, so even though I’m not dialed in like I am in New York or San

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lapalma
05 Apr 2013

24th Street Series: La Palma Mexicatessen

            La Palma Mexicatessen   There isn’t a neighborhood of any city in our union that is completely static, no urban zone where the prevailing skin tone will forever be reminiscent of elephant tusk, obsidian, or mole poblano, or where every household will be able

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the-californians-snl
03 Oct 2012

Being a Californian in New York City

I am a Californian living in New York City.  I was born in the suburbs of Los Angeles, raised in the suburbs of San Diego, and went to college in the Bay Area, so I’d kind of consider myself somewhat of a semi-expert on Californianity.  Living as a Broke-Ass-West-Coaster-Gone-East for

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el-sinaloense-truck
03 Sep 2012

No Labor For Trucks On Labor Day…

It’s Labor Day. I’ve tried to track down almost every one of SF’s beloved new generation food truck to no avail. They’ve all taken the holiday off, which grants me an epiphany, are those trucks really here for us locals? However, I know where I can go. I can go

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All-Star-Red-Pork-Green-Pork-Tamales
08 Aug 2012

All-Star Tamales @ Alemany Farmer’s Market…

As usual, the air is balmy and the sky is overcast. Just as it should be on any respectable Saturday morning. It’s the perfect weather to cozy up with a bowl of soup on your overstuffed couch you paid too much for, and if you didn’t know, it’s also the

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