Everyone is talking about ramen, and there’s a ramen shop in almost every East Bay neighborhood. But what about all the other delicious Asian soups out there with the same soul-warming potential? Here are ten soups (at eight venues) you might not have thought of.
Stephanie Rosenbaum Klassen goes coolhunting for the country’s most intriguing new products at the Good Food Mercantile, an industry-only “un-trade” show. See what she discovers, from a fabulous local gin to the best thing to happen to peanut butter (after sliced bread).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.