The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

Chef David in the Salkind Center kitchen on Wednesday, September 22. Photo credit: Tulin Chang-Maltepe.

Get to know Chef David

Tulin Chang-Maltepe, Managing Editor October 7, 2021

As Urban kicked off its 2021 fall term, students rushed to the Oak Street Campus awaiting servings of Flik food in a line that winded all the way through the Salkind Center Gym. Chef David Laboa and the...

Quarantine Cooking

Orla Meehan, Caboose and Outreach Editor May 22, 2020

With quarantine canceling our usual lives, we are all looking for new ways to fill our time, and get off the couch. Here is a food haul from members of the Urban community who have been experimenting with...

Flik Employee Jorge Romero in Salkind Center cafeteria.
By Eli Gordon, Managing Editor

Humans of Flik Dining

Lola McAllister and Eli Gordon May 1, 2019

In October, 2018, the Urban Legend called on the school community in an editorial to “work together to ensure that gratitude and human connection remain integral elements of our culture” by getting...

Amazon Go store on 300 California St., San Francisco.
By Lena Bianchi, Design Editor.

No more cashiers: Amazon Go is changing the way we shop

Lena Bianchi, Design Editor February 28, 2019

Most of the time, grabbing an item off the shelf of a grocery store and walking right out the door without checking out, is stealing. However, at Amazon Go, this is the only way to purchase items. Amazon...

Sandwiches being prepared in the Flik kitchen in the Mark Salkind center.  By Phoebe Grandi, Visuals Editor.

Flik combines financial security with sustainable, small batch cooking

Lily Daniel and Tikloh Bruno-Basaing February 3, 2019

In the past four years, the Urban community has been served by three different food providers: Urban’s own cafeteria service, an outsourced company called Fare Resources and currently, Flik Independent...

Infographic comparing meat industry subsidies to fruit and vegetable industry subsidies. Source: Meatanomics. Infographic by Kian Nassre, Web Editor.

Urban leads SF high schools with Meatless Mondays

Ellie Lerner, Staff Writer December 19, 2018

This December, Urban may become the first school in San Francisco to implement Meatless Mondays if the trial for the new menu is proven successful. Out of concern for the dire state of the environment,...

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