Don’t listen to what the New Yorkers say: you can find a good bagel in the Bay Area. Here are ten bagel options in the East Bay.
Pink slime? Eyeballs? Rumors about what goes into McD’s food have dogged it for years. As U.S. sales falter, the firm’s new ad campaign aims to tackle those concerns by inviting consumers’ questions.
Farmers will be able to plant types of corn and soybeans that can tolerate doses of two weedkillers. It may be one of the most significant developments the world of weedkilling in more than a decade.
It’s tempting to seek out the mac and cheese or a pint of ice cream after a terrible, horrible, no good day. But fresh research suggests such comfort foods might not be mood boosters after all.
Theme restaurants seem to be making a comeback. Here are some that have popped up in the Bay Area beyond neighborhoods catering to tourists. Can theme restaurants develop a loyal clientele or are they a one-time novelty?
Researchers have found a gene that affects how strongly you experience bitter flavors. And those who aren’t as sensitive eat about 200 more servings of vegetables per year.
Most U.S. poultry is bathed in a little chlorine on the way to your plate. But that treatment is banned in Europe. Now “chlorinated chickens” are a sticking point in a trans-Atlantic trade deal.
“There’s a social-action part of being a Jew, where you’re supposed to do something good in the world,” Dinberg explains. “Farming allows me to do that—care for the earth, be a partner with God, provide opportunities for people through good food.”
Investigators from the U.S. Department of Agriculture say they cannot figure out how genetically modified wheat got into an Oregon field. Now GM wheat has been found growing in Montana, too.
“Recipes are only as good as those using them,” says Rahul Baxi, an Oakland-based software engineer. With his new invention “SmartyPans,” he hopes to harness technology to get more people in the kitchen.
In the U.S., consumers account for the biggest share of waste in the food chain. Demand for stocked shelves and unblemished produce, and confusion over date labels lead to mountains of tossed meals.
Guess what scientists found lurking inside a common-looking packet of supermarket porcini? Three entirely new species of fungi. That’s what happens when you sequence the DNA of your dinner.