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Feastly Offers Class on The Art of Cooking With Marijuana – Making CannaButter for Edibles Without the Harsh Taste

Feastly Offers Class on The Art of Cooking With Marijuana – Making CannaButter for Edibles Without the Harsh Taste

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Meal-sharing service Feastly offers its first foray into edibles with a class this Saturday in San Francisco on how to make “Cannabutter,” or marijuana-infused butter without the harsh taste. If you’ve got a valid California Medical Marijuana ID Card, you are eligible to sign up.

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Nak’s Oriental Market: This Mom-and-Pop Offers Personalized Service Along with Asian and Dutch Ingredients

Nak’s Oriental Market: This Mom-and-Pop Offers Personalized Service Along with Asian and Dutch Ingredients

| February 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

Sure, many people shop at indifferent, overlit discount grocery stores to save a few bucks but you can still find special items and exceptional, personalized service if you know where to look. My favorite is eclectic, beloved, miniscule Nak’s Oriental Market, which has been offering everything from pristine hamachi belly and the best nuoc mam to Dutch cookies for 46 years.

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Bittman Does Berkeley: Talking Food Politics With Mark Bittman

Bittman Does Berkeley: Talking Food Politics With Mark Bittman

| February 13, 2015 | 2 Comments

“People are suffering. We need to fix that, but that’s not a cooking problem. If there’s a cooking problem, I can solve it. Cooking is easy. Social justice problems are not so easy.”

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Valentine’s Day Heart-Shaped Chocolate Cookie Strawberry Ice Cream Sandwiches

Valentine’s Day Heart-Shaped Chocolate Cookie Strawberry Ice Cream Sandwiches

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Tender dark chocolate cookies press lovingly against sweet strawberry ice cream to make these fun, heart-shaped treats, perfect for Valentine’s Day.

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California’s Strawberry Feud Ends, But Who Will Breed New Berries?

California’s Strawberry Feud Ends, But Who Will Breed New Berries?

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Strawberry farmers have dropped a lawsuit against the University of California, Davis, and the university has hired a new strawberry breeder. But the future of academic berry breeding is uncertain.

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Finally! ManresaBread to Open Soon in Downtown Los Gatos

Finally! ManresaBread to Open Soon in Downtown Los Gatos

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

ManresaBread’s retail shop in downtown Los Gatos will open on Saturday, February 21. Besides the additional locations mentioned below, breads and pastries will be available beginning March 1 at the three Verve Coffee Roasters locations in Santa Cruz.

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Bay Area Bites Guide To 5 Movie Theaters Serving Food and Alcoholic Beverages

Bay Area Bites Guide To 5 Movie Theaters Serving Food and Alcoholic Beverages

| February 7, 2015 | 5 Comments

Date night just got easier with this list of five local theaters that serve more than just popcorn and Junior Mints.

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What’s the Great Fuss About ‘The Great British Baking Show’?

What’s the Great Fuss About ‘The Great British Baking Show’?

| February 6, 2015 | 9 Comments

No drama, no drumrolls: just twelve people baking in the middle of a field in England. So why is The Great British Baking Show the food TV success story of 2015 so far?

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Snacking In-Between Sidewalks: Mapping Abundance of Wild Edibles in the Bay Area’s Food Deserts

Snacking In-Between Sidewalks: Mapping Abundance of Wild Edibles in the Bay Area’s Food Deserts

| February 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

Two UC Berkeley professors think weeds get a bad rap. In fact, they believe the “mountains” of wild edible plants growing between the Bay Area’s sidewalks can help solve food access problems in food deserts.

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White Potato Redux: Experts Say Spuds Are Not Nutritional Duds

White Potato Redux: Experts Say Spuds Are Not Nutritional Duds

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

An expert panel says white potatoes “contribute useful quantities of potassium and fiber” to our diets. Reversing itself, the panel says spuds should be included in WIC, a food aid program.

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Bay Area Bites Guide to 10 Favorite Raw Oyster Spots in the East Bay

Bay Area Bites Guide to 10 Favorite Raw Oyster Spots in the East Bay

| February 3, 2015 | 2 Comments

Few people have a middling relationship to raw oysters—this mysterious, ubiquitous bivalve is loved and loathed in equal measure. These ten East Bay spots fall on the love end of the spectrum, and offer the best quality and presentation of these strange and healthful sea creatures on the east side of the bay.

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Bay Area Bites Guide to 10 Popular South Bay Bánh Mì Shops

Bay Area Bites Guide to 10 Popular South Bay Bánh Mì Shops

| February 2, 2015 | 10 Comments

It is easy to see why bánh mì are so popular. A leftover influence from French colonization, these Vietnamese sandwiches are inexpensive and bursting with great flavors and textures. Here is a list of ten unique bánh mì shops in the South Bay.

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Rock Your Super Bowl Party with These Indulgent Classic Recipes!

Rock Your Super Bowl Party with These Indulgent Classic Recipes!

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Looking for amazing snacks for the Super Bowl? Rock your party with these indulgent classics (which all go really well with beer!). From smoky-spicy chicken wings and slow-cooker BBQ pulled pork tacos to Tex-Mex chile con queso and over-the-top steak fajita nachos, you can’t lose with these recipes.

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Palo Alto’s Buzzy Restaurant Scene Making It the South-of-SF Foodie Capitol

Palo Alto’s Buzzy Restaurant Scene Making It the South-of-SF Foodie Capitol

| January 30, 2015 | 2 Comments

Prosperous, pricey and now the “it” spot for eating on the Peninsula and in the South Bay, Palo Alto hosts a growing collection of multi-ethnic restaurants and food businesses, including hot transplants from San Francisco and elsewhere.

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