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An Immigrant’s Journey From Shadowy Food Carts to Successful Entrepreneurship


June 13, 2012 — Tomorrow at lunch time, she will sell her tamales to the financiers who crowd outside the Ferry Building for a taste of the street-food craze sweeping San Francisco. But tonight, she gets to do what she loves most: prepare the recipes learned from her mother and grandmother as a child in Mazatlan, […]

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Secrets of the Tamal Revealed

December 24, 2010 — During the holiday season, Latino families across California are cooking up tamales. If you’re not fortunate enough to have an abuelita, or grandma, willing to teach you the secrets of the tamal, you have two options. Befriend one, or attend a tamale-making class. There was a class recently at La Cocina, […]

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