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VeloBrews Cafe and Cycling Community Center Now Open in Bayview

bay area | Jul 09, 2014

VeloBrews Cafe and Cycling Community Center Now Open in Bayview

Posted by Jenny Oh

Need some caffeine or some new cycling gear? Jennifer Leeper and Ross Del Duca recently opened a cafe and bike shop to serve their community in Bayview.

What It Takes To Make A Decent Cup Of Coffee In Space

beverages | Jul 08, 2014

What It Takes To Make A Decent Cup Of Coffee In Space

Posted by NPR Food

Italian engineers say they've finally come up with a way to brew espresso on the ISS so astronauts can ditch the instant coffee. We asked: What's so hard about making coffee in space? Answer: A lot.

3 Kickstarter Food Projects That Leave Potato Salad In The Dirt

food trends and technology | Jul 08, 2014

3 Kickstarter Food Projects That Leave Potato Salad In The Dirt

Posted by NPR Food

One guy's Kickstarter quest for $10 to make his first potato salad has now raised over $50,000 — a kind of Internet joke gone viral. Here are three modest food projects to consider instead.

From the Dock to your Door: Seafood Subscriptions (CSFs) come to the Bay Area

Bay Area Bites Food + Drink | Jul 08, 2014

From the Dock to your Door: Seafood Subscriptions (CSFs) come to the Bay Area

Posted by Lindsey Hoshaw

What if you want fresh local seafood that hasn’t been frozen and flown thousands of miles to sit in a display case for a week? Enter “community supported fisheries.” Modeled after community supported agriculture (CSAs), CSFs in the Bay Area provide members with a weekly or monthly supply of fish and shellfish from the California Coast.

Globe-Trotting GMO Bananas Arrive For Their First Test In Iowa

farmers and farms | Jul 08, 2014

Globe-Trotting GMO Bananas Arrive For Their First Test In Iowa

Posted by NPR Food

A new banana enhanced with vitamin A is intended to address diet deficiencies in Uganda. But if the past history of "biofortified" crops is prologue, it faces a tough road ahead.

Tempeh-Lovers Now Have Two Bay Area-Made Options

bay area | Jul 07, 2014

Tempeh-Lovers Now Have Two Bay Area-Made Options

Posted by Alix Wall

Until recently, the only tempeh available at local grocery stores was pasteurized and made across the country. Meet Alive & Healing and rhizocali, two Bay Area unpasteurized tempehs that can be found in the freezer section.

Raw Milk Producers Aim To Regulate Themselves

beverages | Jul 07, 2014

Raw Milk Producers Aim To Regulate Themselves

Posted by NPR Food

To create accountability and transparency, some raw milk producers are coming up with guidelines for testing and safety. But federal agencies say all raw milk is still risky to consume.

Make Your Own Fireworks With This Fourth of July BBQ menu!

beverages | Jul 03, 2014

Make Your Own Fireworks With This Fourth of July BBQ menu!

Posted by Kim Laidlaw

If you are hosting a backyard barbecue this Fourth of July (or even looking for some scrumptious dishes to take along to another gathering), you're in luck! This complete menu has something for everyone.

Summer in a Cocktail: Cucumber-Lemon-Mint Vodka Fizz

Bay Area Bites Food + Drink | Jul 03, 2014

Summer in a Cocktail: Cucumber-Lemon-Mint Vodka Fizz

Posted by Kim Laidlaw

Take a cucumber, a lemon, a handful of backyard mint and throw it together with a bottle of vodka and you’ve got a kickin' summer cocktail that will get any party started.

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