The restaurant scene is roaring back to life in the South Bay and a common theme among them is restaurants featuring a unique bar program paired to a dining menu equal in creativity. While the concept of bringing together your favorite bar with gourmet bar bites is no new feat, here are 15 top-notch gastropubs in the South Bay.
There’s a new wrinkle to the old debate over diet soda: Artificial sweeteners may alter our microbiomes. And for some, this may raise blood sugar levels and set the stage for diabetes.
In many countries, eggs aren’t refrigerated and they’re still considered safe to eat. But in the U.S., we have to chill them, because we’ve washed away the cuticle that protects them from bacteria.
San Francisco is one of many U.S. cities rolling out incentives to grow food on unused land. But some San Franciscans argue that land should be used to address the acute affordable housing shortage.
Psychology tells us that waiting for an experience can boost our happiness, as can talking about the experience afterwards. That’s one reason food pilgrims seem to be queuing up and Instagramming it.
Union organizers say workers need a liveable wage and that their campaign to win them is gaining momentum, but the industry says higher wages would increase the cost of fast food.
The number of food insecure Americans did not decline between 2012 and 2013, according to the USDA. And the level of food insecurity remains much higher than it was before the recession.
Perdue Farms, one of the country’s largest suppliers of chicken meat, says its hatcheries are working better now without antibiotics. Public health advocates call it “a big step” forward.
A new diet study concludes that a low-carbohydrate diet leads to almost three times more weight loss than a traditional low-fat diet where carbs made up 40 to 45 percent of calories.
There’s no such thing as plain vanilla — at least if you’re talking about beans from the vanilla orchid. Whether it’s from Tahiti or Madagascar, vanilla can be creamy, spicy or even floral.
One in 10 packaged foods still contains trans fats, according to a new study. The problematic oils give foods a rich taste and texture and extend shelf life, but have been linked to heart disease.
Foster Farms has been accused of poisoning its customers with salmonella bacteria. But in recent months, the company has become a leader in the poultry industry’s fight against the foodborne pathogen.
Why do some cheeses melt and caramelize better than others? Researchers used high-tech cameras and special software to figure it out.
Colorado is rolling out regulations for the edible marijuana sector, including “emergency rules,” which spell out serving sizes. But for now, most of the dosage education is falling to pot shops.