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Handcrafting Marshmallows for Rocky Road

Fine Cooking Issue 26
Photos: Karl Petzke
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Deep in San Francisco’s Mission District lies the St. Francis Fountain, open since 1918 and operated continuously by the Christakes family. Lunch is served at the old-fashioned soda fountain in the front, while handmade candy is crafted in the back by proprietors David Milne and Jim Christakes. San Franciscans young and old have long made the special trip to St. Francis for its renowned “rocky road”—slabs of chocolate candy filled with walnuts and light pillows of marshmallow.


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