What makes a better gift than DIY cocktail supplies? This kind of gift is cute, unique, and way more useful than another pair of hand-knit socks. Best of all, it’s surprisingly easy to make the components of one of my favorite cocktails, the Manhattan. Well, all of the components except for the rye whiskey. That one, I’ll leave to the experts.
As the popularity of crowdfunding grows, more foodies are turning to the masses to finance their new restaurants, food trucks and wholesale cooking projects.
Here are five favorite specialty shops selling food and culinary goods imported from Spain, Japan, Russia, Germany and Italy. If you are curious to explore products from these countries or are nostalgic for the food and culture from any of these regions be sure to visit these shops. And, of course, there are so many more of these specialty stores in the Bay Area so please share your favorites.
If you’re a takeout or delivery customer, websites like Seamless and Grubhub are a marvel. Just type, click your order and the food is on its way. But, if you’re a restaurant, this shift to the web may not sit so well with you.
Yes, the Web is littered with the corpses of failed online grocers. But AmazonFresh doesn’t have to be a cash cow for the retail giant, because Amazon can also drop off books with your bananas. And for consumers, it could mean convenience, no minimum fees, predawn drop-off and maybe even delivery of local, artisanal goods.
In NPR’s new community cooking series, share your strange and surplus foods with each other — and more importantly: Get and give advice!
Demand for local foods is growing, but in many places, there still aren’t efficient networks for getting them to consumers. A San Francisco startup called Good Eggs is trying out a new model: It’s acting as the middleman, letting customers order from lots of different local producers and then delivering straight to their homes.
Founder Andrea Blum is laying the groundwork for an online marketplace with an aerial photo series highlighting regional food and drink makers.
What’s on the menu for this Valentine’s Day? Chocolate, of course! Feed your sweetie(s) or your own fine self something sweet from our round-up of delectable, locally made treats.
Chefs, entrepreneurs and non-profits want to help you get dinner on the table with a growing number of meal kits aimed at the home cook.
Mary Ladd interviews Laura Werlin, who is an award-winning cheese educator, author and expert who lives in San Francisco when she’s not on the road. Werlin dishes on the best questions to ask at the cheese counter and shares why she got into cheese back in 2000 after a news media career path.