As a Korean-American foodie who resides in West Oakland, I’m lucky that there’s a slew of fine eateries not too far from our home all along Telegraph Avenue in Temescal.
A new book claims the organic label can’t be trusted, especially on food that’s imported. Yet there is a global system for verifying the authenticity of organic food, and it mostly seems to work.
Tour de France cyclists need to eat up to 9,000 calories a day to maintain their health and weight during the race. But many teams hire chefs to elevate the meals to gourmet status.
The recall applies to “certain lots of whole peaches (white and yellow), nectarines (white and yellow), plums and pluots” from a California packing company, the FDA says.
Many mainstream companies are creating GMO-free foods, but they’re not publicizing the changes. Meanwhile, some are also fighting state initiatives that would require them to label GMOs ingredients.
A group of men in New York are challenging the stereotype that eating meat signifies manliness. Instead, they say that manhood can be proven by caring for the planet, not dominating it.
Writer Will Potter raised money through Kickstarter to buy drones and other equipment to investigate animal agriculture in the U.S. He says drones will help him circumvent so-called “ag-gag” laws.
Keller has done pretty well running a restaurant called The French Laundry, but how many clothes has he cleaned? We’ll find out on Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me.
Berkeley’s Ecology Center has created a tool to help people not only find their nearest farmers’ market, but direct them there, and tell them whether it accepts CalFresh or SNAP benefits.
Soylent, the offbeat meal replacement company, has built an online community of more than 18,000 users. But some are impatient to get their orders, so they’re making and selling it themselves.
The ambitious Cat Town Café project, which is set to be a space where visitors can enjoy a coffee and bagel while simultaneously having quality cat playtime, is coming closer to fruition.
Improve your summer camping trips with fun, customizable DIY snacks like savory beef jerky and sweet homemade “Lara Bars.” Kate Williams will show you how.
Move over, burritos, here comes the banh mi. Stephanie Rosenbaum Klassen explores The Banh Mi Handbook, Andrea Nguyen’s stylish new guide to making irresistable Vietnamese sandwiches at home. With recipes for Hanoi Grilled Chicken and Daikon and Carrot Pickles.
A craft brewer in Maine is partnering with a most unusual item — seaweed. If the beer takes off, the state’s emerging seaweed aquaculture industry may benefit.
Yeast scraped from a 35-million-year-old whale fossil is the key ingredient in a “paleo ale” from a Virginia brewery. Like many scientific innovations, the idea came about late one night over a pint.