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The student-run magazine of San Francisco State University

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Finding the Fusion

Justine Brady, Staff Writer
December 11, 2022

The marinated sweet pork hisses back at the chef as he gently tosses the meat onto the hot grill. The sound of the knife striking the cutting board can be heard from the kitchen as onions, jalapeños and...

Gator Grocery boxes in the basement of the Cesar Chavez Student Center. Gator Groceries supervisor Horace Montgomery says they try to to get a healthy mix of perishable and non-perishable items for the boxes. (Oliver Micheslen / Xpress Magazine)

Gator Groceries

Asiah Capponi, Staff Writer
October 14, 2022

The sun warms SF State’s campus midday on a Friday. Inside a dark basement in the Cesar Chavez Student Center, students line up in front of a sign that reads “Gator Groceries.” Each student patiently...

Taking the Sweet Route

Taking the Sweet Route

Sean Reyes
November 30, 2020

Kenneth Cacacho started his bakery Sweet Route when he was just 15, selling baked goods to his family and friends. The business took a pause when he moved to San Francisco to pursue a degree in entrepreneurship...

Netflixs Ugly Delicious shows viewers the beauty of ethnic cuisines

Netflix’s “Ugly Delicious” shows viewers the beauty of ethnic cuisines

Shelley Wang
April 23, 2020

Food is a source of connection for many, often signifying who they are and where they come from. The United States is known to be a melting pot of different cultures and though a lot of ethnic foods have...

Roasts and Robots: How Automation Might Change the Way We Eat

Roasts and Robots: How Automation Might Change the Way We Eat

Joshua Chan
May 21, 2019

On Market Street in San Francisco near the Montgomery BART station, there’s a tiny, sleek storefront with a black sign reading “CAFE X.” It blends in with pretty much every other piece of brutalist,...

Food Passport: Hot Sauce and Panko

Food Passport: Hot Sauce and Panko

Catherine Uy
May 13, 2015
Hot Sauce and Panko serves up a variety of chicken wings with bold flavors, from ramen crusted to siracha caramel.

5 Drinks you need to try for Cinco de Mayo

Tami Benedict
May 5, 2015
Better known as Cinco de Drinko.
Food Passport: El Farolito

Food Passport: El Farolito

Catherine Uy
April 26, 2015
Craving a good burrito? Need to satisfy the drunchies? El Farolito is the place to go.
Food Passport: exploring Bay Area cuisines

Food Passport: exploring Bay Area cuisines

Catherine Uy
March 13, 2015
Catherine Uy plans to share the stories behind the Bay's diverse foods in our newest column, "Food Passport."

Super Bowl snacking: Yes, we are gross.

Hillary Smith
January 31, 2015
Save your health food for another day.
Foodelicious at SF State

Foodelicious at SF State

Airha Dominguez
December 13, 2014

Tired of eating at the same place everyday? Do you want to try something new, but have no idea where to begin to look? Here are the five food venues that generate the most revenue at SF State. The list...

Money on wheels

Janelle Moncada
December 11, 2014

Food trucks are quickly evolving into an economic engine Nonet Arcega’s day begins at seven in the morning. The slicing of food on a chopping board can be heard from his kitchen. A variety of...

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