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Fingerling Potato Salad with Black Olives, Orange-Mustard Vinaigrette and Chopped Fennel

| Sep 03, 2015

Fingerling Potato Salad with Black Olives, Orange-Mustard Vinaigrette and Chopped Fennel

Posted by Kim Laidlaw

Briny, sweet, and piquant Provencal flavors turn this potato salad into something extra special.

How Big Egg Tried To Bring Down Little ‘Mayo’ (And Failed)

| Sep 03, 2015

How Big Egg Tried To Bring Down Little ‘Mayo’ (And Failed)

Posted by NPR Food

Newly released emails from the American Egg Board reveal embarrassing details about its fight against the vegan product Just Mayo. Industry critics say the board's antics may have broken the law.

Why Freezing Didn’t Keep Sushi Tuna Safe From Salmonella

| Sep 02, 2015

Why Freezing Didn’t Keep Sushi Tuna Safe From Salmonella

Posted by NPR Food

Freezing is usually considered a way to make raw fish safer. But a recent outbreak of Salmonella in frozen, raw tuna used in sushi across the U.S. highlights the limits of the food-safety technique.

Grilled Shrimp Salad with Zucchini Noodles, Baby Greens, and Spicy Thai Basil Vinaigrette

| Sep 02, 2015

Grilled Shrimp Salad with Zucchini Noodles, Baby Greens, and Spicy Thai Basil Vinaigrette

Posted by Kim Laidlaw

Simple and healthy, and with plenty of punchy flavor, this salad makes the perfect end-of-summer salad for a weekend BBQ.

An End-of-Summer Celebration: How to Roast a Whole Salmon

| Sep 01, 2015

An End-of-Summer Celebration: How to Roast a Whole Salmon

Posted by Kim Laidlaw

Want to impress your guests at your next big backyard gathering? Fire up the grill and cook a whole salmon.

Tee Tran’s Monster Pho Conquers Oakland with Traditional Vietnamese Cooking

| Aug 31, 2015

Tee Tran’s Monster Pho Conquers Oakland with Traditional Vietnamese Cooking

Posted by Anna Mindess

Tee Tran's Monster Pho defies expectations. Tran, who opened this Oakland Vietnamese eatery last year, was warned repeatedly that as a first-time restaurant-owner with no previous experience, that his plan was "impossible" and "doomed to fail." He has proven his critics wrong with simple, traditional dishes from his mother's recipes, served in a hip, family-friendly atmosphere (that is also 100% peanut-free).

If Fish Is Brain Food, Can Fish Oil Pills Boost Brains, Too?

| Aug 31, 2015

If Fish Is Brain Food, Can Fish Oil Pills Boost Brains, Too?

Posted by NPR Food

Research suggests eating fish regularly over a lifetime is good for the brain. But when it comes to staving off cognitive decline in seniors, fish oil supplements just don't cut it, a study finds.

How Brewers Are Churning Out Tangy Sours Without The Hefty Price Tag

| Aug 28, 2015

How Brewers Are Churning Out Tangy Sours Without The Hefty Price Tag

Posted by NPR Food

Sour beers are made by deliberately adding microbes to create complex brews with a crisp, acidic taste. But that process takes lots of time and money, resulting in a pricey final product. Until now.

Bay Area Bites Guide to 6 Favorite Falafel Joints in the Bay

| Aug 28, 2015

Bay Area Bites Guide to 6 Favorite Falafel Joints in the Bay

Posted by Kate Williams

While falafel fanatics may be hard-pressed to find perfect balls of fried chickpea goodness, there are several spots in the Bay that get close — or at least they cover up their imperfections with delicious toppings. Read on for our top picks for falafel in the Bay.

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