Eating In San Francisco: Borrowing Restaurants, for Charity

By Ruth Tobias

Published on August 12, 2009

One of my favorite San Francisco restaurants is not really a restaurant at all. Every Thursday and Saturday evening at 6 p.m., Mission Street Food, a non-profit organization, takes over the unassuming Lung Shan Chinese Restaurant and hosts a guest chef who prepares affordable, small-plate dishes that have foodies and hipsters lined up around the block. Profits are donated to charities, mostly to feed the hungry. The Single Guy recently reposted a review of his experience at the spot.

Marissa Guggiana is a Bay Area local, the president of Sonoma Direct Sustainable Meats, and an editor with Meatpaper magazine.

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