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Bay Area Bites Mother’s Day Brunch Menu: 6 Springtime Recipes

Bay Area Bites Mother’s Day Brunch Menu: 6 Springtime Recipes

| May 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

This Mother’s Day menu, which weighs heavily on springtime produce, has something for everyone: a fruity cocktail, a yummy vegetarian frittata, a hearty savory bread pudding, some little muffins, a glammed-up potato dish (everyone loves potatoes), and a fruit component that can act like dessert.

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A Floating City: Cooking on a Celebrity Cruise Ship

A Floating City: Cooking on a Celebrity Cruise Ship

| January 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cooking for guests aboard a giant cruise ship has its own challenges: 24-hour service, rolling-and-rocking motion from the sea, and making many menu items from scratch. Mary Ladd found out why the Top Chef TV show hit the seas this season and she gets a behind-the-scenes view of the kitchens, buffets and restaurants aboard the Celebrity Millennium.

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Tribune Tavern Opens for Brunch: A Sneak Peek

Tribune Tavern Opens for Brunch: A Sneak Peek

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tribune Tavern brings brunch to 13th and Franklin in downtown Oakland.

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Decadent Summer Brunch: Peach Streusel Baked French Toast

Decadent Summer Brunch: Peach Streusel Baked French Toast

| July 10, 2013 | 1 Comment

This baked French toast is stuffed with summer peaches and generously finished with a streusel crumb topping. You’ll be the hero of any brunch gathering with this make-ahead, decadent, peachy keen dish.

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Mom’s Cranberry Apricot Scones

Mom’s Cranberry Apricot Scones

| November 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Eaten hot, straight from the oven, these scones are light and chewy inside, crunchy golden on the outside, and pure comfort all over.

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Cottage Cheese Pancakes for Spring

Cottage Cheese Pancakes for Spring

It’s spring, and the chickens are laying again! Time to start (or end) the day with tender, eggy Cottage Cheese Pancakes.

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Plow: The Best Eggs in San Francisco

Plow: The Best Eggs in San Francisco

| January 24, 2012 | 2 Comments

Megan Gordon discusses her favorite spot to get eggs in San Francisco. Whether scrambled, atop a benedict, or folded into a savory bread pudding: Plow is where it’s at.

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Touring Bay Area Farms, Brunching at Plow

Touring Bay Area Farms, Brunching at Plow

Forget about the food trucks for a minute; let’s go hang out with some farmers! Check out this list of great farm tours, hands-on events, and more happening at farms, ranches, and orchards around the Bay Area and beyond. But what if you want to stay closer to home, enjoying the flavor of local farms without getting mud on your shoes? Then head over to Potrero Hill’s sweet, sunny Plow.

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Brunch at M. Wells (Long Island City, NY)

Brunch at M. Wells (Long Island City, NY)

| June 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Gravlax Pie at gastrodiner M. Wells and a field trip to see some rad graffiti art.

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Vegans, Vegetarians & Carnivores Dine Together at Gather

Vegans, Vegetarians & Carnivores Dine Together at Gather

| March 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Can vegans, vegetarians and carnivores really share a foodie-worthy meal at the same table? They certainly can at Gather in Berkeley. And that’s just the way Esquire Magazine’s 2010 Chef of the Year, and Gather’s Executive Chef, Sean Baker, likes it.

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Breakfast in Lake Tahoe

Breakfast in Lake Tahoe

| July 12, 2010 | 3 Comments

Megan Gordon reviews Rosie’s Cafe, one of her favorite breakfast spots in Tahoe City. In addition, she also gives a list of other standout restaurants and cafes for late, lazy vacation breakfasts.

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Brunch Nirvana: the girl & the fig

Brunch Nirvana: the girl & the fig

| May 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

Brunch Nirvana at the girl & the fig in Sonoma: Balsamic Bloody Mary, Grass-fed Steak Tartar, Duck Confit & Potato Hash, and Stuffed Brioche French Toast

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Eggs for Easter

Eggs for Easter

Since eggs and Easter are inextricably linked, what better way to celebrate than with this fluffy, high-rising soufflé? As long as your guests can get to the table as soon it comes out of the oven, this impressive golden puff will never fail you.

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Cooking with Squash

Cooking with Squash

Sorry, greenies, there’s nothing edible to be done with last night’s scorched jack o’ lantern. But you’re not missing much: the real secret about any pumpkin, even the sweet little ones, is that they’re just not all that tasty. Compared to even that supermarket workhorse, the beige-skinned butternut, even the cutest pumpkin is all bark, no bite.

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