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Huarache Loco

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2011

    Cedar Hill and Super Duper Open This Week, So Long Spot Bagel, and La Cocina Success Stories

    The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. BBQ and burgers in the Marina: Urban Daddy rounds up the news of a brisket and ribs place, Cedar Hill, soft opening this Thursday. The Texas-styled joint even shipped its smoker in from the Lone Star stat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Street Food Festival Is S.F.'s Biggest Culinary Event

    El Huarache Loco workers make breakfast​San Francisco Street Food Festival Where: Mission District (map is here) When: Saturday, Aug. 20, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Cost: Free admission; food as it costs San Francisco is so full of food fests that we can't even begin to count them. But Saturday's 3rd an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    Outside Lands Food Gets Even Better

    W. Blake GrayThe huarache Alambre from El Huarache Loco​Outside Lands last year had what might have been the best lineup of food purveyors ever at a music festival -- not hard because at most big outdoor shows, people are happy if they can even get food. This year the music lineup is signifi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    The Food at Outside Lands Is Gonna Be Even Better This Year

    The huarache Alambre from El Huarache Loco, which you can eat at Outside Lands this year.​ Ostensibly one goes to Outside Lands for the music, right? I mean, spending three days in Golden Gate Park amid throngs of crazy young ravers, rock dads, children of rock dads, hipster trash, and jaded a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Tequila and Tamales by the Bay: Too Good to Pound

    Maria Antonieta SolorzanoThe Whole Tortilla picked up the People's Choice Award.​Around 300 people breezed about the sunny atrium at San Francisco Design Center Sunday, munching tamales and sipping from baby shot glasses of tequila. It was the fifth year of Benchmark Institute's fundraiser Tequila ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Off the Grid Ft. Mason Center Returns Fri. with the Alembic, Tim Luym, JapaCurry

    Gil Riego Jr.The weekly evening street food event returns to Fort Mason Center this Friday, Mar. 18, with more vendors than last year.​Last December, street-food promoter Matt Cohen told SFoodie readers that 2010 had been a great year for mobile food in the Bay Area, and he vowed to keep it in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    El Huarache Loco to Start Construction on Marin Restaurant

    renroublard/FlickrVeronica Salazar hopes to open her Larkspur Landing restaurant by spring or summer.​Veronica Salazar is projecting a spring or summer opening for the brick-and-mortar version of El Huarache Loco, her thriving street-food business that's been a fixture at the Alemany market. C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    City's New Street Food Plans Unappealing for Mission's Illegal Hot Dog Vendors

    Still illegal. And delicious. ​Street cart vendors have long complained that San Francisco's expensive and Byzantine permitting process snuffs a potential rockin' street food culture in the city. Yet change is on the way. At Supervisor Bevan Dufty's behest, the Planning Department is considering s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    Illegal Mission Vendors 'Skeptical' of Proposed Changes to Street-Food Rules

    Danster L./YelpEven if the city makes it easier for street-food vendors, this guy's unlikely to be moved.​As we reported earlier today, there's a good chance San Francisco's street food laws will soon be amended to make it easier for vendors to become licensed, and increase the scope of where ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Rec and Park Comments On Blue Bottle's Decision to Pull Out of Dolores Park

    renroublard/FlickrLa Cocina is going through with plans to let El Huarache Loco's Veronica Salazar, center, operate a cart in Dolores Park.​More on the aftermath of Blue Bottle's decision to scrap its plans to sell in Dolores Park. Elton Pon, spokesman for the city's Recreation and Park Depart ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    Anti-American Apparel Campaign Founder Goes After Blue Bottle Cart

    Stephen Elliott.​Stephen Elliott, local author (The Adderall Diaries, Happy Baby) and the man who launched last year's successful grassroots campaign to keep an American Apparel store out of the Mission, learned out about the Blue Bottle coffee cart going into Dolores Park last Tuesday. The more h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    Meeting Gives Foes of Dolores Park Vendor Plan a Chance to Vent

    Brianna H./YelpOpponents say food vendors in Dolores Park could generate more trash, more noise, more public peeing.​For opponents, last night's community meeting on Rec and Park's plans for food vendors in Dolores Park was an exercise in futility. Dolores Park Works organized the meeting earl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2010

    John T. Edge Hosts Conference Session at SF Street Food Festival

    Angie MosierJohn T. Edge moderates a talk on truck culture, Aug. 22.​The La Cocina-organized SF Street Food Festival is just 10 days off (the daylong fest drops Saturday, Aug. 21). This year's vendors: a familiar mix of mobile vendors and restaurants ― culled mostly from the Mission ― serv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    Nominees for Woman Entrepreneur Award Include Omnivore, Huarache Loco, Ritual

    Omnivore Books' Celia Sack.​Celia Sack (Omnivore Books), Krystin Rubin and Karen Heisler (Mission Pie), Veronica Salazar (El Huarache Loco), Eileen Hassi (Ritual Roasters), Lisa Rogovin (In the Kitchen With Lisa), Kaytea Petro (Neighborhood Fruit), Kara Lind (Kara's Cupcakes), Erin Archuleta ( ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Off the Grid, a Roaming Mobile Food Party, Starts Next Friday

    _e.t./FlickrPeko-Peko is one of the vendors lined up for the weekly street-food night market.​The culmination of nearly a year of work and negotiations with city officials and community organizations, mobile food consultant/activist Matt Cohen of SF Cart Project, in conjunction with La Cocina ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    It'll Be Another Month before Dolores Park Sees La Cocina's Food Carts

    Jaymi Heimbuch/FlickrHow long, O Lord, before these good people can get a huarache?​Why, it was just two weeks ago when we reported on La Cocina's Caleb Zigas predicting he was three or four weeks away from rolling out food carts in Dolores Park. Today, it looks as if that prediction was about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    Kauffman's Five: This Week in Food Bloggery

    My favorite bits from the blogs and beyond:​1. Andrew Simmons just discovered that Rhea's, the Valencia Street deli where you can get katsu sandwiches and mom-made kimchi, is now offering bike delivery. For free.2. John Birdsall looks into the weird Chairman Bao dustup from last week and finds som ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    La Cocina Names Food Vendors for Dolores Park

    renroublard/FlickrVeronica Salazar's El Huarache Loco (pictured at last year's SF Street Food Festival) will sell from a trailer seven days a week.​La Cocina inked its final contract for park food selling with Rec and Park today. The Mission nonprofit will host two vendor venues in Dolores Par ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2010

    SF Street Food Festival Seeks Suggestions for CartSpotting Contest

    Tamara PalmerGarlic fried plantains from vegan truck Sunny Vibrations.​SF Street Food Festival, SF Cart Project, and Soul Cocina are planning a CartSpotting contest as a long lead-in to the August festival, and they've asked for the help of our dear, discerning SFoodie readers. A list of 50 di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    Street-Food Vendor El Huarache Loco Offering Turkey with Mole for Thanksgiving

    Really? The same old turkey stuffing you always bust out, with frankly mixed results? Consider going multiculti this year, with turkey and mole from street-food vendor El Huarache Loco. Huarache owner Veronica Salazar told SFoodie she'll start taking orders for holiday birds this weekend at the Alem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2009

    Music? What Music? Outside Lands Was All About Eating

    Doug Zimmerman Rockin' eats at Outside Lands: Maverick's pulled pork sandwich.​SFoodie sister blog All Shook Down trailed the three-day musical movements of the Outside Lands Festival this weekend, and by the sounds of it, our sonic reporters didn't make too much time for eating. That's no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2009

    S.F. Street Food Festival: Crowds, Long Waits on Folsom

    J. BirdsallLines stretched across Folsom and onto the sidewalk.​Crowds eager for street food thronged Folsom between 25th and 26th streets in the Mission Saturday for the first-ever San Francisco Street Food Festival. Organized by small-business incubator La Cocina, the fest brought together nonpr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    Traditional Street-Food Vendors Tweeting in Spanish? Get Ready for It

    ​At a lunch at La Cocina last week, we spoke with director Caleb Zigas and a handful of the incubator kitchen's clients about the phenomenon of new-wave Mission street-food vendors, and what they might have in common with more traditional food vendors. Much of the conversation focused on the c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    Pavement Cuisine: BLT Huarache from El Huarache Loco

    J. Birdsall A diner-lonchera mashup. Over the weekend, D.F.-style street-food vendor El Huarache Loco rolled out a BLT huarache ($7) at the Alemany market: A tongue-shaped base of cooked masa dough, topped with mashy salsa, bacon, heirloom tomatoes, avocado, iceberg, queso cotija, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    Alemany Food Vendors Could Extend Their City Contracts Up to Three Years

    ladyJake/FlickrEl Huarache Loco must file for a contract from the city's Real Estate Division.Food vendors at the Alemany farmers' market who avoided the axe last week have an opportunity to operate under city contract for as long as three years. Yesterday, Chron's Chuck Nevius reported that the ci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2009

    Street Food to Star at Oakland's Eat Real Festival in August

    Nothing is hotter these days than street food, but some of the newest sidewalk chefs are rolling out their carts without the blessings of local authorities. Even if you track them down via Twitter, you may show up to find they've been busted before you get there. If you're hungry for the latest, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2008
  • Dining

    July 16, 2008
  • Dining

    July 16, 2008

    State of the Cart

    Join us as we map the street food scene and find out why there aren't more vendors in this most food-involved and temperate of cities.

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