The sweet aroma of freshly made cookie dough has filled Ross Alley in San Francisco’s Chinatown for 57 years, but this local business known for handmade fortune cookies may soon be joining the growing list of San Francisco businesses forced to pay up, relocate or shutter. The Golden Gate Fortune Cookies shop has been facing a jaw-dropping $4,350/month rent increase over the past 3 years, while over a period of 54 years the rent gradually increased by a mere $500/month. (KPIX 5)


“I’m not going to just walk away. I’m not going to give up. I will keep going for as long as I can. I could just close them and nobody would bother me, but that’s not my goal. My goal is to serve people, to offer them Chinese hospitality, to teach them about Chinese culture.” Read more from co-owner Kevin Chan at

If you want to support the GGFC Co. then buy some cookies! You can order online and pick them up or contact them for shipping and delivery options on their website.