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‘European Adventures’ on Check, Please! Bay Area

| May 21, 2015

‘European Adventures’ on Check, Please! Bay Area

Posted by Wendy Goodfriend

Restaurants reviewed: La Foret (San Jose), Vega (San Francisco), Basque Cultural Center (South San Francisco)

What Do International Trade Agreements Have to Do With Dinner?

| May 20, 2015

What Do International Trade Agreements Have to Do With Dinner?

Posted by Civil Eats

If you’re concerned about food safety, here’s what you need to know about the TPP and TTIP.

Springtime Delight: Rhubarb Puff-Tart Pockets

| May 20, 2015

Springtime Delight: Rhubarb Puff-Tart Pockets

Posted by Kim Laidlaw

Like a pop-tart, only way better, these light-as-air puff pastry tartlets are stuffed with vanilla-scented rhubarb compote.

Urban Farmers Say It’s Time They Got Their Own Research Farms

| May 19, 2015

Urban Farmers Say It’s Time They Got Their Own Research Farms

Posted by NPR Food

The University of the District of Columbia is the one land-grant university in the U.S. with an urban focus. It's fostering studies on growing food in raised beds, hoop houses and shipping containers.

The ‘Mulberry Guy’ Brings Sweat and Passion to Second Career as Suburban Farmer

| May 19, 2015

The ‘Mulberry Guy’ Brings Sweat and Passion to Second Career as Suburban Farmer

Posted by Susan Hathaway

The most hyper-local grower in the Bay Area must surely be Kevin Lynch, "The Mulberry Guy," who travels all of two miles from his suburban micro-farm (otherwise known as his backyard) to the downtown Palo Alto farmers market.

Who Is Behind Those Water Signs On I-5?

| May 19, 2015

Who Is Behind Those Water Signs On I-5?

Posted by Shelby Pope

The signs, "Congress Created Dust Bowl," "No Water=No Jobs," are the work of Families Protecting The Valley, a group of farmers desperate to get your attention.

How We Store Food At Home Could Be Linked To How Much We Eat

| May 18, 2015

How We Store Food At Home Could Be Linked To How Much We Eat

Posted by NPR Food

Could keeping food out of sight be a way to keep it out of your mouth? A new study points to a possible tie between how food is stored, how visible it is in the home and obesity.

Memorial Day Recipe: Fall-Off-The-Bone BBQ Baby Back Ribs with Homemade Barbecue Sauce

| May 18, 2015

Memorial Day Recipe: Fall-Off-The-Bone BBQ Baby Back Ribs with Homemade Barbecue Sauce

Posted by Kim Laidlaw

You don’t need 15 hours and a smoker to make fabulous baby back ribs – just follow this shortcut method and wow your guests at your next backyard get together.

Food Allergies: A Hidden Danger for Many Asian-American Kids

| May 15, 2015

Food Allergies: A Hidden Danger for Many Asian-American Kids

Posted by CAAM

Why are so many Asian-American kids developing food allergies when many of their parents and grandparents never heard of the concept?

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