"Nonna Marijuana's Italian Feast" is the first episode of a Web series exploring pot cuisine. It features a charming 91-year-old grandmother who cooks cannabis Italian food infused with love.
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Bay Area Bites Food + Drink | Dec 17, 2014Posted by Kim Laidlaw
A roasted beef tenderloin with velvety, savory-sweet sauce is a thing of beauty. Find out how to cook it to perfection for your next gathering.
baking and bakeries | Dec 17, 2014Posted by Kate Williams
Forget store-bought Cheez-Its. The best savory, cheese-filled nibbles are made at home with plenty of real cheese. Homemade crackers seem intimidating, but they're basically just savory cookies -- something anyone can make. Plus, a jar of these crackers makes a great stocking stuffer or hostess gift for the holidays. Kate Williams will show you how.
bay area | Dec 16, 2014Posted by Berkeleyside NOSH
Temescal already has its church of cheese and pantheon to pork, so now let us take a moment to welcome its latest arrival: a brand new cathedral for the carnivorously inclined: Clove and Hoof, a butcher and sandwich shop on the corner of Broadway and 40th Street.
asian food and drink | Dec 16, 2014Posted by Kim Westerman
Everyone is talking about ramen, and there’s a ramen shop in almost every East Bay neighborhood. But what about all the other delicious Asian soups out there with the same soul-warming potential? Here are ten soups (at eight venues) you might not have thought of.
Bay Area Bites Food + Drink | Dec 15, 2014Posted by NPR Food
Should dietary guidelines consider the environmental effects of our food choices? The government-appointed Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee thinks they should. Congress, however, says no.
bay area | Dec 13, 2014
Sniffing Out Wine Bargains? Modern-day California Négociant Wines Can Deliver Big Tastes at Small PricesPosted by Susan Hathaway
A growing number of wine lovers are discovering delicious wines at pleasing prices made by a new generation of passionate winemakers who don't own vineyards or even their own winery. These "négociants" have found a way around the frightful startup costs of a California winery while still aiming high regarding what's in the bottle.
food trends and technology | Dec 12, 2014Posted by NPR Food
Kale's days as the superfood-du-jour may be numbered. Next up: Kalettes? It's a cross between kale and Brussels sprouts, and it's one of a few bewitching hybrid vegetables that could go big in 2015.
bay area | Dec 12, 2014Posted by Berkeleyside NOSH
The Butcher's Son will offer specialty vegan cheeses and meats, sausages, salami, fresh mozzarella, salads, sides, and sandwiches. The deli will have a pizza oven, making baked thin-crust pizza and a raw deep-dish pizza will also be on the menu.
baking and bakeries | Dec 12, 2014Posted by Shelby Pope
Surprise everyone on your list with picks from this collection of local, delicious gift ideas, from cheesemaking classes to custom tea blends.