I'm really about to get hysterical here.
The La Palma Mexicatessen, which made what I've long considered the country's best potato chips, has stopped making them. They were "too expensive" and "too much work". This is, of course, why only THEY were making chips of this rarified quality. Who else but the wonderful Central American ladies would take the trouble to make the world's best potato chips?
We need to mobilize here. Not for my article (shoot, I can live without including a tiny store which doesn't even do mail order and is thus of little interest to 99.9% of national readers). Just for the world. This is culinarily akin to the Taliban's destruction of the Buddhist statues.
They are at 2884 24th Street at Florida; 647-1500 in the Mission. Please, in the name of hounddom, go there (and, while you're at it, enjoy some of the best Central American/Mexican food I've ever tasted) and beg them to bring back the chips. More info about the place at link below.
I'm about to fax them.
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