Chuck Siegel, owner and chief chocolatier of Charles Chocolates, shows Bay Area Bites readers how to make their own easy and outrageously delicious chocolate truffles. Stephanie Rosenbaum tries out his technique at home.
The origin of the bagel “is somewhat mysterious,” says a writer who recently explored the topic. What is unquestionable is that bagel met and married lox in New York. But as in so many modern unions, both partners came to the marriage with plenty of baggage.
What does it take to stay in business for 100 years selling herring? Stephanie Rosenbaum talks to Mark Russ Federman of New York City’s legendary Russ & Daughters about his new memoir and the secret to his family’s success.
When it opened its name alone made it different, advertising the shared ownership of the family’s daughters, instead of sons. Today, the shop, which specializes in smoked fish, continues to thrive.
Humble and homey, bagels are having their moment in Oakland. Beauty’s Bagel Shop and Authentic Bagel Company offer two new spots for Oaklanders to get their schmear on.