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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

You Want Cactus Fries With That? Mission Street Food to Remix McDonald's Classics

Posted By on Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 9:51 AM

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Mission Street Food becomes McMission for the night.
The menu at Mission Street Food is normally miles from McDonald's (even though the two are technically down the street from each other), but there will be some striking similarities as MSF becomes "McMission" this week. Food imagineers from Cal Academy of Science's The Moss Room (sous chef Ben Coe, kitchen manager Blake Kutner, and assistant pastry chef Angela Gong) will be remixing McDonald's items such as McNuggets, McRib, Big Mac, Filet O'Fish, and those addictive little fruit pies.

The San Francisco project of the Campaign for Better Nutrition will be the evening's charitable recipient. Keep the hot side hot and the cool side cool on Thursday, June 25, beginning at 6 p.m. at Lung Shan (2234 Mission at 18th St.). Cash only. Prepare for a wait or follow the chefs' real-time updates (if they aren't too busy to post) on their Twitter feed. Peruse the full menu after the jump.


Smoked Tofu McNuggets with Ancho Barbecue Sauce and Tequila-Agave Mustard

Cactus Fries with Habanero-Lime Ketchup

McShaker Salad with Sunflower Seeds, Watermelon and Jicama

Filet o' Bacalao Fish with Coriander-Cayenne Slaw

McRib Sandwich - Pork Belly and Smoky St. Louis Rib Roulade, Cipollinis and Ancho Cress

Mac Grande - Shredded Short Rib and Chuck Patty with "Government Cheese" and Spicy Zucchini Relish

Dulce de Leche Sundae with Hot Mexican Fudge and Chile-Cocoa Pepitas

Granny Smith Apple Pie (available with Malted Vanilla ice cream)

Bing Cherry Pie (available with Malted Vanilla ice cream)

McMission Cookie Box

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