Tamale Lady Day
by Alexandra Cannarella
Jun 12, 2019

Long before her sudden death on September 27, 2018 at age 65, Virginia Ramos was hailed as a San Francisco institution. Now, she will soon have a day dedicated to honoring her legacy of selling homemade tamales and dishing out wisdom in bars throughout the Mission District and beyond. Supervisor Ronen has announced that June 23rd, Ramos’ birthday, will be declared “Tamale Lady Day”. Eat up!