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.
Archive for August, 2011
It’s a day that wine growers, wine makers and wine drinkers all look forward to. This year the wait for that day was longer than usual. Cool summer temperatures pushed back the beginning of harvest by nearly two weeks. I visited one of the first wineries in Napa Valley to start picking grapes this year, Mumm Napa Winery.
San Francisco restaurants raise money for other local Edible Schoolyard — the one housed at the Boys and Girls Club in Hunters Point — as part of the Eating for Education fundraiser on Saturday.
Time for a last summer fling. Head north to find the doughnut shop of your dreams, a small-town farmers’ market with grilled cheese and barbecued oysters, and the best bench-and-pizza combo by the Bay.
Chefs Sarah and Evan Rich share their favorite food haunts and the details about their Chefs’ Night Off Pop-up Dinners at Radius.
Alice Waters brought box lunches to Maiden Lane near Union Square today and launched her Levi’s T-shirt line (100% organic cotton, of course) all to raise awareness and funds for her national nonprofit Edible Schoolyard Project.
Megan Gordon chats with the three owners of Vesta Flatbread, a new mobile food truck about to take to the streets of the Bay Area.
New UC Berkeley class explores food politics with some of the food movement’s biggest names. The popular class is open to the general public.
Dishing about the San Francisco Street Food Festival and Street Food Conference.
Looking for veg-friendly options at this weekend’s Street Food Festival in San Francisco? Bay Area Bites has got your back: A dozen meat-free dishes worth waiting in line for.