A popular topic at Bay Area Bites, East Oakland’s Lao cuisine has been featured in previous coverage. This roundup focuses on other fine Lao restaurants located throughout Oakland, San Pablo, El Sobrante and Albany.
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The Perennial Plate is an online weekly documentary series dedicated to socially responsible and adventurous eating. In Season Two, Daniel Klein and Mirra Fine will be traveling across America, taking the viewer on a journey to appreciate and understand where good food comes from and how to enjoy it. BAB asked Daniel about the mission, the project, the plan for the Bay Area and how people can participate.
Google is out to tame the Wild West of the food world, and I’m not really sure how I feel about this. A couple of weeks ago, Google introduced Recipe View, a search function Bing had added last year. Initially, I loved the idea that people would be able to search for recipes exclusively and that Google had taken the time to create a recipe search tool specifically for cooks, but then I saw the search results and my hopes deflated.
I’m excited to interview Hank about his new book and learning to forage in the Bay Area, an area that is teeming with wild edibles. He was also generous enough to provide a recipe for Fennel and Tomato Pasta Sauce.
A look at Oprah’s show on veganism plus a comprehensive list of helpful (and some local) resources for those interested in the lifestyle.
Are you interested in expressing your passion for food, but don’t know where to start? Never fear, dear reader — Dianne Jacob, Oakland resident and author of Will Write for Food: The Complete Guide to Writing Cookbooks, Blogs, Reviews, Memoir, and More, is here to help. Today, she will answer the pressing question: “How can I get started in food writing if I have no formal background?”