Everyone is talking about ramen, and there’s a ramen shop in almost every East Bay neighborhood. But what about all the other delicious Asian soups out there with the same soul-warming potential? Here are ten soups (at eight venues) you might not have thought of.
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.
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.
California produces most of America’s vegetables and nuts. Yet there’s little sign the drought there is creating food shortages in the U.S., because farmers are rationing water and draining aquifers.
Many people who don’t have celiac disease claim they feel better on a gluten-free diet. But scientists say some gut troubles may come from eating fructans and other FODMAP carbs rather than gluten.
With farm land often more valuable as real estate than as agricultural grounds, many farmers look to sell off their lands. Bob Berner, retired Executive Director of the Marin Agricultural Land Trust tells us why land trusts can help bridge that profitability gap.
Coffee prices have spiked this year because of drought in Brazil and a disease that’s crippling coffee production in parts of Central America. Coffee traders says prices could rise to $3 a pound.
Thanks to a big spring crop in Veracruz and police crackdowns on drug cartels, high prices for Mexican limes are falling earthward, just in time for summer cocktails. Mexican farmers are celebrating.
California usually delivers the nation’s early season cherries, but with yields down around a third of what they usually are, you can expect to pay a whole lot more at the market.
The giant retailer says it’s adding a new line of organic food that’s at least 25 percent cheaper. But a large-scale production and supply of organic food likely can’t be achieved overnight.
Climate change will likely hurt food production, raise food prices and increase hunger. But those calamities may not be inevitable, according to a group of international agriculture researchers.
It’s enough to leave you crying in your margarita: Lime prices are so high these days that in Mexico, organized gangs have even started stealing the fruit. Prices are no better stateside.
Local California asparagus farmers are concerned about competition from Mexican markets which can supply the vegetable year round and sell it at cheaper costs. Roscoe Zuckerman of Zuckerman Farms and Thaddeus Barsotti of Capay Organic discuss the situation.