Dec 23, 2020
In this episode, Ike picks up where he left off in Part 1. After a short time in Davis, he came back to The City and found work in a market at 16th and Mission. He would make sandwiches for himself on the job, and one day, a customer who caught a whiff of what Ike was cooking up asked for a very specific type of...
Dec 21, 2020
Ike Shehadeh has
pretty much always made sandwiches.
In this podcast, the founder of Ike's Love and Sandwiches takes us back to 1968, when his dad arrived in San Francisco from Saudi Arabia. A decade or so later, his dad met his mom, and Ike, the first of a few kids for the couple, was born.
He describes what it was...
Dec 17, 2020
In this podcast, Brenda
and Libby pick up right where they left off in
Part 1, with the story of their meeting. It involves Delessio
Market and Martuni's, two San Francisco spots we love.
The bulk of this episode is the story of opening a restaurant in San Francisco that was an almost-immediate smashing success....
Dec 15, 2020
Buenviaje grew up across the Mississippi River from
In this podcast, we get to know Brenda and her life/business partner, Libby Truesdell. Brenda describes her mixed heritage (Filipino and Creole, mostly) and shares stories of growing up in southern Louisiana, fishing and foraging, among other...
Dec 10, 2020
In this podcast, Rodrigo picks up
where he left off in Part 1. He came back to the
Mission to go to middle school at Horace Mann, where he met many of
his lifelong friends. He ended up at Lowell High School near Lake
Merced and temporarily lost touch with those friends.
From there, Rodrigo went to San Diego for...