Wednesday, August 18, 2010

What do local street food vendors add to our communities?

On the next Your Call, we'll look at the pleasures and problems of street food. The San Francisco Street Food Festival is approaching and curbside cuisine is on the rise. What explains its comeback? How is it regulated? What kind of opportunities does it create? Join us live at 11 or send us an email at What do you love to eat out on the street? It's Your Call, with Sandip Roy and you.

Caleb Zigas, executive director of La Cocina

Matt Cohen, founder of the San Francisco Cart Project, Off the Grid: San Francisco, and Tabe Services

Jessica Phadungsilp, co-owner of Global Soul

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I'm not sure if it will be mentioned but one of the up and coming street food communities is Forage S.F. ( They host an 'underground night farmer's market' once a month at SOMArts in San Francisco. The market features smaller upstart food vendors who would not otherwise be able to sell their food in events such as the S.f. street food festival. It is a great new movement where you can try things you would not be able to try at more established events. My favorite thing I have tried there is the Bahn Mi Burger (a new take on the Vietnamese sandwich), created by katie Kwan at