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.
“Nonna Marijuana’s Italian Feast” is the first episode of a Web series exploring pot cuisine. It features a charming 91-year-old grandmother who cooks cannabis Italian food infused with love.
Sniffing Out Wine Bargains? Modern-day California Négociant Wines Can Deliver Big Tastes at Small Prices
A growing number of wine lovers are discovering delicious wines at pleasing prices made by a new generation of passionate winemakers who don’t own vineyards or even their own winery. These “négociants” have found a way around the frightful startup costs of a California winery while still aiming high regarding what’s in the bottle.
Kale’s days as the superfood-du-jour may be numbered. Next up: Kalettes? It’s a cross between kale and Brussels sprouts, and it’s one of a few bewitching hybrid vegetables that could go big in 2015.
Cold pressed juices continue to gain popularity because of their potential health benefits, but there are pros and cons to adding them to your daily diet.
Kale and Aubry Walch plan to open the country’s first vegan butcher shop. Their goal: to free vegans from enduring yet another tofurkey holiday.
When GMO-free cereals landed in supermarkets, some vitamins had mysteriously vanished from them. But these vitamins don’t necessarily come from genetically altered organisms.
Long before the hosts, managers, bartenders and servers, who are the masterminds behind our favorite watering holes and dining spots? The builders, of course!
A Japanese tea-ceremony staple for centuries, antioxiant- and umami-rich matcha is spurring a new wave of geekdom.
Growing and selling your own kale and green tomatoes in Oakland may get a lot easier in the next few months. Next week the Oakland City Council will have a final vote on amendments to its agricultural zoning policy that will remove costly barriers to starting an urban farm.
A real-life Willy Wonka invites scientists, designers, composers, artists and chefs to collaborate on novel foods and other cultural confections.
A new documentary film follows protesters who occupied a research farm owned by the University of California. The film has become a symbol of the subversive possibilities of urban farming.
In England, cheese-making is an art stretching back hundreds of years. But recently, scientists have become interested in the microbes that make the country’s artisan cheeses so tasty.