A new and improved La Boulange returns to San Francisco neighborhoods as La Boulangerie de San Francisco

Katie Jonckheer, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

Including the location in Cole Valley – only a 10 minute walk from Urban – there are three other locations in the city, in Noe Valley, Hayes Valley, and Cow Hollow. The chain was created by a man named Pascal Rigo. CrunchBase, a platform for discovering business, states that Rigo is “a French-American Restaurateur ...

What do Urban Athletes eat on Game Day?

Colin Heath, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015

According to Urban’s website, sixty percent of the student body plays an Urban sport. But what do Urban athletes eat before games and meets?   The results were varied: Lucas Lepinard (’17), a cross-country runner said that he usually eats “carbs, a lot of meat, no vegetables, no ve...

Sparrow Bar and Kitchen, an undiscovered eatery on Haight St.

Sparrow Bar and Kitchen is open for lunch, Tuesdays through Fridays.

Olivia Meehan, Staff Writer

December 9, 2014

Tired of the same old food options? A new restaurant, Sparrow Bar and Kitchen, opened on Haight, across from Street Taco, between Clayton and Cole. Just a five minute walk from Urban, this fresh, hip restaurant is open for lunch, 11am-3pm, Tuesday through Friday. Sparrow “cuisine is (seasonal) moder...

New taco restaurant on Haight st. spices up lunch options

Olive Lopez, Staff Writer

December 2, 2014

Watch out, Norma – there’s another Mexican food option in town. For the Urban student craving an escape from the Student Center, El Faro, and Zona Rosa, Street Taco, located at 1607 Haight St between Clayton and Belvedere, is the place for you! Street Taco is anything but a street taco that one ...

CalFresh recipients may struggle to put Thanksgiving feast on table this year

Photo from USDA food blog shows a refrigerator stocked with many items that CalFresh recipients may not be able to buy, such as red peppers, eggs, olives, and assorted condiments.

Aleah Jennings-Newhouse, Staff Writer

November 7, 2013

This Thanksgiving, California families receiving CalFresh food benefits will have an even tougher time stretching their money to fill a cart at the grocery store. CalFresh benefits were reduced Nov. 1 as a result of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The act initially increased the m...

Presence of MSG in San Francisco restaurant food a surprise to Urban school students

Ready to eat bags of MSG at New May Cheung Co., a grocery store on Irving Street, are a best-selling product at $1.69 each.

Aideen Murphy, Staff Writer

October 3, 2012

Although it is terribly clichéd, the saying “you are what you eat” holds great truth. But do you even know what you eat away from home? In two weeks, Californians will vote on Proposition 37, which would require companies to label their packaged food when it contains genetically modified organisms. Unfortunately, Prop 37 exempts restaurants...

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