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San Francisco and the Street Food Festival

Liz Neumark | Posted 10.21.2013 | San Francisco
Liz Neumark

The La Cocina Street Food Festival flyer hung on my wall for weeks and I decided that was my ticket out! So with my daughter Nell (we are seasoned food tourists) we headed west to San Francisco.

Night Market to Celebrate Food and Entrepreneurship in San Francisco

Adam Smiley Poswolsky | Posted 10.13.2013 | San Francisco
Adam Smiley Poswolsky

Minnie Bell's is one of 40 vendors, that will bring their stories and tasty treats to the San Francisco Night Market, presented by La Cocina, Friday, August 16, at the Alemany Farmer's Market.

Creating Jobs for Native Americans

Kiva Zip | Posted 04.22.2013 | Impact
Kiva Zip

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif Lack of access to seed funding is just one of the challenges faced by Native entrepreneurs. Like many small business owners and aspiring owners, there are few places to receive critical business training, technical support and financial literacy skills.

Our Daily Bread... Learning to Earn

Mary Rose | Posted 05.21.2012 | San Francisco
Mary Rose

Some Bay Area organizations are transforming lives by putting food on the table in a meaningful way, creating professional food training programs for low-income people so they can earn a living in the food service industry.

El Huarache Loco Opens a Brick-and-Mortar Restaurant in Marin

Marcia Gagliardi | Posted 05.12.2012 | San Francisco
Marcia Gagliardi

The extensive menu features traditional Mexico City antojitos like mini gorditas de chicharrón (two thick masa cakes stuffed with braised pork) and an irresistible chori queso (melted queso oaxaca with chorizo).

Melting Pot Musings

Mary Rose | Posted 11.07.2011 | San Francisco
Mary Rose

San Francisco is home to one of the most ethnically and economically diverse populations in the world. And, of course, our foods and menus reflect this... often taking the next step in mixing it up.

PHOTOS: San Francisco Street Food Festival Is Coming

| Tami Yu | Posted 10.15.2011 | San Francisco

Get ready for La Cocina's third annual San Francisco Street Food Festival! Gut-busting goodies are yours for the hoarding this Saturday, August 20...

PHOTOS: Helping Underserved Women Launch SF Food Businesses

| Tami Yu | Posted 09.12.2011 | San Francisco

San Francisco is an innovative town for many reasons. An example is La Cocina, a non-profit organization that focuses on mentoring low-income and immi...