soup kitchens

5:38pm

Mon September 22, 2014
Arts & Culture

A Nepali soup kitchen for the soul

Curry Without Worry
Rachel Wong

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Around 5pm on a cold, windy Tuesday, an eclectic mix of people stand in a long line at Civic Center’s UN Plaza in San Francisco, waiting patiently. Some have big travel backpacks, a couple have tough-looking dogs, and a few are dressed like they just came from work. Suddenly a bright orange and yellow minivan arrives at the plaza. A team of volunteers wearing orange aprons emerge and quickly set up tents, tables, and giant, metal vats of steaming food. The food smells of ginger and garlic.

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3:57pm

Thu August 8, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

San Francisco soup kitchens strive for healthy lunches

Tiffany Camhi

Soup kitchens in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District feed thousands of homeless and low-income people every day. These free meal sites serve as a vital source of food -- for some, it’s their only meal of the day.

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