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While gentrification continues to change the face of the Mission District, businesses like La Palma work hard to preserve tradition. Established in 1953, it is the second oldest Latino-owned business on Calle 24, and the only tortillería in San Francisco.

La Palma Isn’t Going Anywhere



Saira talks about the history of La Condesa, roots in Sinaloa and Zacatecas, and Mexico City, and the importance of family and sitting down for a meal together. How food is a way to show love, and how her mom has always shared that with every meal.

Interview with Saira from Casa De La Condesa Restaurant


Watch an interview with Lourdes Lozano, who talks about where their name came from, their history in the neighborhood, featuring local artists in the cafe, neighborhood changes, being a green business, and much much more.

Interview With Lourdes Lozano from L’s Caffe