As a cheap and easy-to-prepare food, the sale of tamales on the streets of San Francisco dates to the Gold Rush. By 1890, tortilla factories flourished in the Mexican Quarter surrounding Our Lady of Guadalupe Church (at 906 Broadway), with the city’s residents consuming more than 25,000 tamales each week. Jonathan Lammers explores San Francisco’s rich tamale-making tradition. Co-presented by 906 World Cultural Center and SF Latino Historical Society.
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Earlier Event: September 7Fort Pointe. San Francisco International Art Salon
Later Event: September 27The Sound Mandala Experience with Loriel Starr