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.
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With the help of grow lights and air exchange fans, NASA is growing lettuce on the International Space Station. The scheme could help keep food costs down — and keep astronauts happy tending plants.
Water is scarce in California, and prices are all over the map. Some farmers are paying almost 100 times more than others. Should water flow to the highest bidder?
Farmed fish production will have to more than double by 2050 to keep up with global demand, a report finds. And aquaculture can be far more sustainable than meat production, the researchers say.
A pest control company and a venerable Washington, D.C., grill teamed up to offer gourmet bugs to anyone who’d try them. The selection included roasted crickets, spiced mealworms and ant lollipops.
This summer is bringing a bumper crop of lighter, more subtle wines like Vinho Verde, Riesling and Txakoli. While lower in alcohol, these wines are also winning fans for their low cost.
A new study argues that taxing sodas and sugary drinks by the calorie would spur consumers to cut back. A 6-cent tax per 12-ounce can would lead to 5,800 fewer calories consumed per year, it found.
By testing for radiation, detectives showed that wine bottles purportedly from Thomas Jefferson’s collection were fake. And with wine fraud rising, authentication is getting even more sophisticated.
Obesity and diabetes rates have soared among Native Americans as sugary, high-carb foods have replaced traditional foods. A study found that 10 wild plants from the Great Plains are highly nutritious.
A House committee Thursday approved a measure that would give schools a way to opt out of new, federal healthy school lunch standards. But advocates say kids’ health should take precedence.
Last year, about 1 in 7 people in the U.S. were getting food stamps, or SNAP benefits. But the numbers have started to drop as more people find work and better-paying jobs, analysts say.
The co-founders of Cowgirl Creamery were among the first American cheesemakers to be recognized by the prestigious French cheese guild. So they know a thing or two about storing and using old cheese.
Michelle Obama’s fight to help kids eat more healthfully and fight obesity is about to get real. She’s launching a campaign Tuesday to fight congressional efforts to delay new school food rules.
After Stalin’s death, people in the Soviet Union could begin to debate politics again without fear of repression. This “thawing” took place in private kitchens, where music and art flourished, too.
Whether for philosophical or health reasons, pet owners are whipping up batches of pet food for their beloved animals. But veterinarians warn that these meals need to be nutritionally balanced.