As a Korean-American foodie who resides in West Oakland, I’m lucky that there’s a slew of fine eateries not too far from our home all along Telegraph Avenue in Temescal.
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.
By testing for radiation, detectives showed that wine bottles purportedly from Thomas Jefferson’s collection were fake. And with wine fraud rising, authentication is getting even more sophisticated.
Health officials say online restaurant reviews can turn up unreported foodborne illness outbreaks. In New York City, Yelp reviews led officials to three restaurants with food handling problems.
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.
The Asian citrus psyllid is a tiny bug that spreads a devastating tree disease. Pesticides can’t always control it, so California farmers have turned to a different solution: another bug.
Canning is often thought of as a summertime activity, what with the bounty of fruits and tomatoes sure to head our way in a few short months. Yet the humbler spring produce now showing its face at farmers’ markets make gorgeous pickles. Kate Williams shows you how.
The food truck craze and recreational marijuana have now collided. MagicalButter, a Seattle-based company, says its Samich food truck is just one of many pot culinary ventures.
For the fashion-conscious gardener, here are the most colorful and flavorful new edibles. This year’s picks include the indigo tomato, wasabi and a pineapple-flavored berry.
Vermont gets ready to become the first state to require food producers to label products that are genetically modified, but not without preparing for major legal battles with companies like Monsanto.
A small but growing number of people are discovering the joys of raising ducks. They say the nutritional and agricultural benefits of the eggs outweigh the cost of feeding the birds.
There’s a long list of pesky exceptions to the rules organic farmers have to follow for using pesticides and fertilizers. This week, a battle erupted over those exceptions.
Films like Food Inc. and King Corn highlight the evils of big agriculture. Now farmers are hitting back with their own movie, Farmland. It was funded by the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance.
It’s the largest tree fruit in the world. It’s nutritious. And because it’s pretty easy to grow, it has the potential to be a star in the developing world. But … does it taste good?