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Street Food Festival Recap
“The San Francisco Street Food Festival is an event hosted by La Cocina that advocates for the creation of policies that support the formalization of mobile food vending in San Francisco.”
In its second year, the fest drew thousands more people than last year.
Here’s why I loved the event and highly recommend visiting next year:
- It supports La Cocina, which in turn supports lots of people needing help starting food businesses.
- It’s truly a celebration of the Mission’s diversity in addition to being right there in the neighborhood.
- It’s like taking a trip around the world in a several block area.
- The food is fabulous and it helped many small businesses reach lots of new customers.
- Alice Chau’s graphic design and infographics are a marvel in integrated branding, for anyone who is a fan of design. From the maps to the shirts to the menus. Very cool and very user friendly.
- The collaboration of the many food businesses simultaneously crammed into La Cocina’s kitchen operated like a ballet of chopping, grinding, stirring, and baking. Truly a sight worthy of a reality cooking show.
- I got to help make cookies! Woohoo.
Did you miss Street Food SF? Never fear…
The Eat Real festival is coming up this weekend in Oakland – Aug. 27-29 – with many of the same food vendors plus a whole lot more. Eat real, eat well!
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