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Mission Street Food

Recipes and Ideas From An Improbable Restaurant
Myint, Anthony (Book - 2011 )
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From one of the most exciting and innovative restaurants in San Francisco comes a book that pushes the cookbook form forward--part story, part manifesto, littered with recipes, and brimming over with illustrations and photos.Mission Street Food is a restaurant. But it's also a charitable organization, a taco truck, a burger stand, and a clubhouse for inventive cooks tucked inside an unassuming Chinese take-out place. In all its various incarnations, it upends traditional restaurant conventions, in search of moral and culinary satisfaction.Like Mission Street Food itself, this book is more than one thing: it's a cookbook featuring step-by-step photography and sly commentary, but it's also the memoir of a madcap project that redefined the authors' marriage and a city's food scene. Along with stories and recipes, you'll find an idealistic business plan, a cheeky manifesto, and thoughtful essays on issues ranging from food pantries to fried chicken. Plus, a comic.Ultimately, 'Mission Street Food: Recipes and Ideas from an Improbable Restaurant' presents an iconoclastic vision of cooking and eating in twenty-first century America.
Authors: Myint, Anthony
Title: Mission Street Food
recipes and ideas from an improbable restaurant
Publisher: [San Francisco] : McSweeney's, c2011
Characteristics: 223 p. :,col. ill. ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Anthony Myint & Karen Leibowitz
Notes: Includes index
Contents: Mission Street Food business plan
Introduction
The taco truck
The restaurant
The food
The MSF manual
Additional Contributors: Leibowitz, Karen - (Karen Diane)
ISBN: 1936365154
9781936365159
Branch Call Number: 641.59794 M9969m 2011
Subject Headings: Nonprofit organizations Street food California San Francisco Fiction Cooking, American California style Mission Street Food (Restaurant)
Topical Term: Nonprofit organizations
Street food
Cooking, American
LCCN: 2011284139
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