As a Korean-American foodie who resides in West Oakland, I’m lucky that there’s a slew of fine eateries not too far from our home all along Telegraph Avenue in Temescal.
A new banana enhanced with vitamin A is intended to address diet deficiencies in Uganda. But if the past history of “biofortified” crops is prologue, it faces a tough road ahead.
They’re creamy, delicious, full of nutrients — and, as a crop, they have a complex history. But banana enthusiast Laura B. Weiss keeps it simple in her appreciation of America’s No. 1 fruit, with sweet suggestions for breakfast and dessert.
Chef Peter Merriman talks about Hawaii’s culinary scene, doing the right thing, and three local foods you have to try if you’re visiting Hawaii for the first time.