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10 Farmers and Food Crafters to Follow

10 Farmers and Food Crafters to Follow

| May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Can’t get enough food photography — especially from behind-the-scenes? Follow these farmers and food crafters on Instagram to get inspired.

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How Yelp Can Help Disease Detectives Track Food Poisoning

How Yelp Can Help Disease Detectives Track Food Poisoning

| May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

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.

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New Food Domain Extensions Released Including .food, .restaurant and .organic

New Food Domain Extensions Released Including .food, .restaurant and .organic

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

ICANN has released thousands of new domain extension–including .food and .restaurant and even .organic. This could be a windfall for small food businesses, as long as they can figure out how it works.

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Who Says Food Porn Has to be Dominated by Junk Food?

Who Says Food Porn Has to be Dominated by Junk Food?

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carrots don’t stand much of a chance against cronuts when it comes to tweets and Instagrams about food. The new Food Porn Index aims to change the conversation by tracking our virtual cravings.

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A Few Kitchen Websites You Should Be Visiting

A Few Kitchen Websites You Should Be Visiting

| February 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

When it’s time to stock up the kitchen, where do you turn? Check out these staple websites for cooking gadgets and tools.

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Kitchen Gadgets Every Cook Has to Have

Kitchen Gadgets Every Cook Has to Have

| February 7, 2014 | 3 Comments

There are hundreds of gadgets you can buy for your kitchen. But, what are the ones the amateur cook really can’t do without? Here are a few that should probably line your shelves.

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The New Food Apps You Don’t Want to Miss

The New Food Apps You Don’t Want to Miss

| January 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

With more people using smartphones than ever, look for these newly launched and soon to come food apps in 2014.

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AmazonFresh, Drones, Plated and Pizza Buttons: Food Delivery in the 21st Century

AmazonFresh, Drones, Plated and Pizza Buttons: Food Delivery in the 21st Century

| December 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Food delivery technology — from Amazon drones to pizza at the press of a button — is exploding in San Francisco, meaning you can have fresh ingredients and recipes or take-out from your favorite restaurant delivered for a price.

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Hunger Games: What’s Behind Yelp’s Fake Reviews?

Hunger Games: What’s Behind Yelp’s Fake Reviews?

| November 8, 2013 | 2 Comments

Restaurants with a “weak” reputation are more likely to write fake positive reviews, a study finds. But chain restaurants, which do not benefit greatly from Yelp, are less likely to commit review fraud.

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What Are the Most Popular Crowdfunded Food Projects?

What Are the Most Popular Crowdfunded Food Projects?

| October 4, 2013 | 3 Comments

As the popularity of crowdfunding grows, more foodies are turning to the masses to finance their new restaurants, food trucks and wholesale cooking projects.

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International Cuisine: 5 Favorite Bay Area Specialty Food Shops

International Cuisine: 5 Favorite Bay Area Specialty Food Shops

| August 30, 2013 | 1 Comment

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.

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Food Delivery Hits the Web, But Restaurants Pay the Price

Food Delivery Hits the Web, But Restaurants Pay the Price

| August 12, 2013 | 3 Comments

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.

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Amazon’s Grocery Delivery: A Trojan Horse To Get In Your Door

Amazon’s Grocery Delivery: A Trojan Horse To Get In Your Door

| June 5, 2013 | 1 Comment

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.

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Confused In The Kitchen? Share A Photo, Get Some Help

Confused In The Kitchen? Share A Photo, Get Some Help

| April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

In NPR’s new community cooking series, share your strange and surplus foods with each other — and more importantly: Get and give advice!

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