Dried Salami: From the Streets of San Francisco

Over a century ago, when the Golden Gate Bridge was just a twinkle in an architect’s eye and the fog was constant and dense, something new, different and ever-so spicy was concocted in the back rooms of San Francisco Italian grocery stores.

Somewhere between the late 1800s and early 1900s, scores of Italian immigrants poured into the Bay Area in search of newfound success and stability and carrying with them a knack for making salami. (more…)