It’s 5 o’clock, and you’re leaving the office in search of some post-work libations and snacks before dinner. You could go the traditional happy hour route — where you’re limited to a few drinks and small bites within a short window of time — or you could up the ante and visit a Japanese izakaya.
Archive for August, 2012
Make the most of late summer’s bounty with Bay Area Bites’ round-up of delicious, easy recipes for tomatoes, melon, and corn.
Popsicles are quite possibly my new favorite thing to make. I simply love how creative you can be with them. Seriously, there are no limits. I’ve used tea, cake, booze, you name it…and I have made a popsicle with it. I had planned for these figs be soaked in bourbon but they were so fresh and bursting with flavor, that it broke my heart just to freeze them. I didn’t want anything else to alter their taste. So I refrained and I am glad I did. These pops are scrumptious!
Mary Ladd interviews Laura Werlin, who is an award-winning cheese educator, author and expert who lives in San Francisco when she’s not on the road. Werlin dishes on the best questions to ask at the cheese counter and shares why she got into cheese back in 2000 after a news media career path.
Livermore Valley, in the middle of a winemaking renaissance, celebrates its 31st Annual Harvest Wine Celebration Labor Day weekend (Sunday & Monday).
Black Rock French Quarter Organizers plan for an epic dinner to thank theme camp volunteers.
In an unexpected alliance, real food restaurateur Alice Waters has teamed up with the Hyatt Corporation to improve the children’s menus of the hotel chain. Sarah Henry reports.
View a photo slideshow from La Cocina’s 4th annual San Francisco Street Food Festival which took place on Saturday, August 18 in the Mission District.
Lali Ghlonti is thrilled to introduce Georgian specialities to the 2012 SF Street Food Festival, sponsored by La Cocina. The native of Tbilisi will make kidney bean spread with corn bread, and chicken blintzes with “Georgian salsa.”
She was a Paris-loving home cook from California. He was a classically trained French chef relocated to America. But when Julia met Jacques, a lifetime culinary friendship and television partnership was born. With videos from Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home, a tribute video from Jacques, and a recipe for Caesar Salad Julia’s Way.
In celebration of her 100th birthday, Julia Child Remixed by John D. Boswell, aka melodysheep, for PBS Digital Studios.