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Tamales for All – Competitor Preview

In the last in our series of  Competitor Previews, we are highlighting a few of our Vegetarian/Vegan category participants – Santuary Bistro and Decolonize Your Diet.  Both are bringing flavor rich entries that let their spectacular ingredients shine.  Be sure … Continue reading

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Honoring Oakland’s Sense of Adventure – Competitor Preview

Tina Ramos’ family founded La Borinqueña Mex-icatessen, our event venue, in Oakland 69 years ago this year.    While some aspects of the business have remained unchanged, the introduction of the Tina Tamale food truck and other mobile food ventures reflect a changing time … Continue reading

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Honoring the Mexican Tamale – Competitor Preview

In Mexico, tamales are fiesta food — the edible equivalent of “Let’s Celebrate!”  Three of our competitors will be honoring that tradition with their entries — Moles y Tamales la Oaxaqueña, Evil Jerk with their Arubian Ayacas, and Alicia’s Tamales … Continue reading

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