Sandra Lee may have cornered the market on "semi-homemade," but she's far from the only one trying to pass off pre-prepped food as their own. We've accidentally stumbled into a couple of places in the city offering ways to minimize the stress and expense of hosting a Thanksgiving dinner. Whole Foods ... More >>
According to this week's cover story, written by Gustavo Arellano, San Francisco played a surprising and key role in the spread of Mexican food across America. The story is an excerpt from Arellano's new book, Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America, which comes out this week. Arellano's book c ... More >>
San Francisco has gotten used to thinking of itself as a remote outpost in the Mexican diaspora, since our lively but embattled Mexican American community is dwarfed by much larger ones in Los Angeles and the Southwest. But according to this week's cover story, written by Gustavo Arellano, San Franc ... More >>
The three-day weekend: That's enough time to drive out to the Sonora and find God among the cacti! Or shred the three boxes of 10-year-old phone bills you've been meaning to throw away! Or send emails to every single one of your relatives you've been meaning to write!
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Photo by Francisco Barradas
Now that's a face a casting director would love. After years of crossing the border, Leonardo Medrano moved to the Mission for good from Sonora, Mexico, in 1977. After 14 years working as an airport janitor, Medrano started his ... More >>