The restaurant scene is roaring back to life in the South Bay and a common theme among them is restaurants featuring a unique bar program paired to a dining menu equal in creativity. While the concept of bringing together your favorite bar with gourmet bar bites is no new feat, here are 15 top-notch gastropubs in the South Bay.
The often-frustrating search for drips-down-your-chin stone fruit need go no further than Andy’s Orchard in Morgan Hill. The proprietor explains why so much fruit today is disappointing and how to identify the tastiest stone fruit.
With harvests and travel season both at their peaks, summer is prime time for agritourism. CUESA shares a list of family-fun local farm trip opportunities.
The CHEFS program in San Francisco has been training homeless people to work in kitchens for the past 17 years, with the hope of eventually finding them employment in high-profile restaurants around the city. Now, CHEFS students are cooking for tech workers in San Francisco’s mid-market neighborhood as part of tech companies fulfilling their Community Benefit Agreements (CBAs). The goal is to create positive and supportive relationships between tech companies and the existing community.
University dining facilities have come a long way since those old mystery-meat days. Increasingly organic, seasonal, local and otherwise sustainable, dining halls at UC Berkeley, Stanford and other schools are some of the best buffet-style eating-out bargains in this era of the $12 hamburger.
Need some caffeine or some new cycling gear? Jennifer Leeper and Ross Del Duca recently opened a cafe and bike shop to serve their community in Bayview.
What’s better than beer? Beer that’s enjoyed outdoors — whether in the summer sun or with warm evening breezes. Here’s a guide to popular beer gardens, breweries and bars with outdoor seating in Alameda, Berkeley, Emeryville, Oakland and San Leandro.
Going to a game just got greener. And more delicious. The San Francisco Giants opened The Garden at AT&T Park. Sarah Henry reports from the field.
Mary Ladd reports on where to eat and drink during the Dyke March, which is one of the most fun and spirited celebrations during Pride month in San Francisco.
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For centuries, brewers have given farmers leftover grain to use as animal feed without any problems. So why is the FDA currently trying to regulate it?