The 24-year-old Mexican grocery store in Berkeley has long had a following, but business has gone way up during the pandemic.
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7-Eleven had hoped to open a 24-hour store at 2000 San Pablo Ave., on the corner with University, but Berkeley’s Zoning Adjustments Board ruled on Thursday that it could not be open through the night. Photo: Kaia Diringer 7-Eleven had hoped to open a 24-hour store at 2000 San Pablo Ave., on the corner with […]
Berkeley’s alternative food programs and businesses in the spotlight on a food soverignty tour co-hosted by Bay Area Green Tours Saturday.
Jesus Mendez and Estevan Garcia look over produce at Mi Tierra. Photos: Frances Dinkelspiel. It was 10 am in the morning of February 17th and Jesus Mendez was just returning from the bank when he felt someone press the cold nub of a pistol into his back. “Give me the money,” a second man said […]
Ambrocio Hernandez. Photo: Sarah Henry. San Francisco has the Mission District and Oakland boasts International Boulevard. In Berkeley, when it comes to Mexican grocery goods, Mi Tierra Foods is the go-to place for fresh tamales, both powdered and fresh masa, and multi-colored pinatas. Ambrocio Hernandez, originally from Michoacan, Mexico, manages his cousin’s Latin American specialty […]