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Bay Area Bites Guide to 10 Favorite South Bay Hamburger Restaurants

| Jul 28, 2015

Bay Area Bites Guide to 10 Favorite South Bay Hamburger Restaurants

Posted by Jeff Cianci

This guide covers ten South Bay restaurants ranging from neighborhood institutions serving classic charcoal grilled hamburgers to upscale gastropubs offering gourmet creations.

Put That Wok To Work: A Trick For Smoking Fish Indoors

| Jul 27, 2015

Put That Wok To Work: A Trick For Smoking Fish Indoors

Posted by NPR Food

Smoking fish usually requires a pricey smoker or other specialized gear. But you can get great smokey flavor with just a wok, some foil and a quick raid of the pantry.

Bay Area Bites Guide to 10 Farmers Markets in the North Bay

| Jul 26, 2015

Bay Area Bites Guide to 10 Farmers Markets in the North Bay

Posted by Kelly O'Mara

With so many local farms, the North Bay has a wealth of farmers markets. Here are some of our favorites.

Salt Is Slowly Crippling California’s Almond Industry

| Jul 24, 2015

Salt Is Slowly Crippling California’s Almond Industry

Posted by NPR Food

California's ongoing drought has forced many almond growers to use groundwater on the thirsty crop. The problem: That water is high in salt, and it's killing almond trees.

Kobani Kurdish Restaurant: Defiant and Delicious

| Jul 24, 2015

Kobani Kurdish Restaurant: Defiant and Delicious

Posted by Anna Mindess

Kobani’s succulent chunks of chicken kebab, creamy hummus, moist dolmas, richly flavored lentil soup and generous gyros are a welcome addition to the corner of University Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Berkeley. But there is more to this new casual dining spot than meets the mouth.

Even If You’re Lean, 1 Soda Per Day Ups Your Risk Of Diabetes

| Jul 24, 2015

Even If You’re Lean, 1 Soda Per Day Ups Your Risk Of Diabetes

Posted by NPR Food

A daily habit of sugary-sweetened drinks can boost your risk of developing the disease — even if you're not overweight. And diet soda might not be doing you any favors, either.

Taste Test: Store-bought Raw Sauerkrauts are Surprisingly Distinctive

| Jul 23, 2015

Taste Test: Store-bought Raw Sauerkrauts are Surprisingly Distinctive

Posted by Kate Williams

Kate Williams reviews six store-bought brands of raw sauerkraut. See which fermented 'krauts stood out as the best and find out where to purchase these products in the Bay Area.

Detoxing The Buddhist Way: Nuns Preserve Art Of Korean Temple Food

| Jul 23, 2015

Detoxing The Buddhist Way: Nuns Preserve Art Of Korean Temple Food

Posted by NPR Food

In South Korea, Buddhist temple food is viewed the way spa food is in the U.S.: curative, cleansing, perhaps even medicinal. Buddhist nuns have preserved these cooking techniques for 1,600 years.

House To States: Don’t You Dare Demand GMO Labels

| Jul 23, 2015

House To States: Don’t You Dare Demand GMO Labels

Posted by NPR Food

A solid majority in the House of Representatives has voted to block efforts in some states to require labeling of GMOs.

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