On April 22, the Bay Area -- and the rest of the country and, presumably, the planet -- will celebrate the earth. Fortunately, celebrating Earth Day can be pretty tasty. BAB has gathered local foodcentric events and resources to help you participate in the festivities.
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asian food and drink | Apr 17, 2014Posted by Rachael Myrow
We journey into the kitchen of Charles Phan, Vietnamese-American chef of The Slanted Door Group, to cook a dish served during Tet.
bay area | Apr 17, 2014Posted by Jenny Oh
Learn about what makes food from different regions taste unique in this new video from filmmaker Douglas Gayeton of the Lexicon of Sustainability project. Judith Redmond of Full Belly Farm is featured in the video and shares her thoughts about "terroir."
bay area | Apr 17, 2014Posted by Wendy Goodfriend
Check, Please! Bay Area reviews a Northern Italian restaurant in San Francisco's financial district, a California-style tapas eatery in Union City and an International Soul Food restaurant in San Francisco's Bayview-Hunters Point.
farmers and farms | Apr 17, 2014Posted by NPR Food
Scientists and food activists are launching a campaign to promote seeds that can be freely shared, rather than protected through patents and licenses. They call it the Open Source Seed Initiative.
baking and bakeries | Apr 16, 2014Posted by Kate Williams
Think you've outgrown marshmallow Peeps? Think again. The homemade version offers just as much fun and far more flavor than the original. Kate Williams will show you how to make them for Easter.
food art | Apr 16, 2014Posted by NPR Food
The color of food can affect how we perceive its taste, and food companies aren't afraid to use that to their advantage. An artist tests perceptions by dousing familiar foods with unorthodox colors.
5-Bites Restaurant Roundups | Apr 15, 2014Posted by Jenny Oh
Chances are you live a stone’s throw away from a Thai restaurant in your neighborhood, and you’ve got a go-to local favorite for pad thai. These days I often find myself traveling north of Berkeley, where there’s quite a few wonderful Thai eateries clustered in Albany, El Cerrito and San Pablo locales.
health and nutrition | Apr 15, 2014Posted by NPR Food
Not all whole grain breads are created equal. Choosing breads with fully intact grains (think nuggets of whole rye, wheat or millet) may help control blood sugar and stave off hunger.
bay area | Apr 14, 2014Posted by Sarah Henry
Can we expect more coverage of holes-in-the-wall, now that Jonathan Kauffman has joined the San Francisco Chronicle's Food Section? Read Sarah Henry's Q&A to find out.