tacos

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

Fatt Mink 0
30 Nov 2012

Chilango: Mexico City Food

                Chilango in The Castro   Sprouting up from the verdant landscape of the S.F culinary scene in recent years have been establishments whose mission statements can be summarized by two words: “Mexican” and “authentic”.   To the discerning (read “snobbish”) culinite, burritos

Fatt Mink 0
18 Apr 2012

How to Celebrate a “Friend-a-Versary” (You Know, Like an Anniversary, Except with People You Don’t Smooch)

I’m a big ol’ fan of celebrations: parties, holidays, the “happy dance” that I perform in my room after I do my laundry and realize that I don’t have to wear ratty underpants anymore.  It doesn’t take much for me to throw my arms up in the air, and praise

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
16 Sep 2011

Happy Hour at Mamacita

Tucked away on Chestnut Street is a real Mexican food gem. Generally speaking, Mamacita is a bit pricey for us broke folk. Their happy hour, on the other hand, is worth checking out. Happy hour, or la hora feliz, at Mamacita is fit for those of us with a hole

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13 Jul 2011

The Street Taco Is Not a Lost Art at Chile Jalapeno in Oakland

Yeah, I guess San Francisco has some decent Mexican food — but the Easy Bay has Chile Jalapeno Taqueria. Chile Jalapeno preserves the art form of creating the perfect street food, serving their famous street tacos for only a buck and a quarter each. In these shitty economic times (seriously,

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
24 Feb 2011

East Bay Unwrapped: Flacos Tacos

¡Holy frijoles! ¡Ay chihuahua! ¡Good God of guacamole! ¡Uh, cool! Flacos Tacos in South Berkeley made me wanna shout all of those things when I learned about their tasty, home made dishes and amazing specials. Flacos occupies the little stone hut that was once home to Ital Calabash, the Jamaican-vegan

Mia Di Pasquale - Scroungy Scribbler 2
06 Feb 2011

TaKorea: The Most Cleverly-Named Taco Truck in the City

The competition’s stiff out there for street vendors.  Everyone knows that the cuter the name of the truck or cart, the more attention the food is bound to get.  This is how we ended up with the likes of Curry Up Now and the Chairman Bao bun truck, both pretty funny

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0