Tag: food and wine this week

Art as Food as Art: Caitlin Freeman and her “Modern Art Desserts”

Art as Food as Art: Caitlin Freeman and her “Modern Art Desserts”

| April 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

Cailtlin Freeman’s new book details the drama and recipes behind her self-made dream job: responding to SFMOMA’s art through food.

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“Green” Wine Trends on Food & Wine This Week

“Green” Wine Trends on Food & Wine This Week

| June 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

Leslie Sbrocco and guests: Cy Musiker, KQED Radio & Bay Area Bites blogger and Jean-Charles Boisset, wine visionary; look at “green” trends in wine. Wineries are using updated packaging techniques and re-vamping traditional methods for serving and storing wine that bypass bottles completely and go straight to the barrel. By using modern versions of old techniques, the wine industry is joining the food movement to become more eco-friendly and sustainable.

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Wine on Tap

Wine on Tap

| June 25, 2010 | 4 Comments

Wine on tap is sweeping into restaurants and bars around the Bay Area. It’s greener than bottles, and cheaper. And the wine always tastes fresh. Most restaurants pour their wine-by-the-glass selections out of bottles that sit for days, often long after the contents inside have staled. But restaurants with tap systems use an inert gas like argon or nitrogen to push the wine through the lines. That gas also protects the wine for weeks against oxidation.

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Urban Animal Husbandry on Food & Wine This Week

Urban Animal Husbandry on Food & Wine This Week

| May 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

City and suburban residents who want fresh eggs, milk and produce are raising animals, poultry and bees in their yards. Leslie and her guests, Oakland-based urban farmer and author Novella Carpenter, and Rebecca Katz with San Francisco Animal Care and Control, look at a growing trend — backyard farming in urban areas.

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Food Runners & Urban Gardens on Food & Wine This Week

Food Runners & Urban Gardens on Food & Wine This Week

| May 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

With a nod to Earth Month, Food and Wine This Week looks at urban gardens emerging in San Francisco, and rides along with Food Runners as they pick up leftover food for distribution to those in need. Leslie Sbrocco is back with Bay Area Bites blogger, Stephanie Rosenbaum and Mary Risley, founder of Food Runners — an organization who’s mission is to help alleviate hunger in San Francisco, to help prevent waste and to help create community.

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SF Food Wars on Food & Wine This Week

SF Food Wars on Food & Wine This Week

| March 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

Leslie Sbrocco is back with Bay Area Bites blogger, Stephanie Rosenbaum and Jeannie Choe, creator of the San Francisco Food Wars — a local competition where seasoned chefs and home cooks alike compete for prizes and the title of SF Food Wars champion. In the latest round…Who can make the ultimate chocolate chip cookie?

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Food and Wine This Week: Chinese New Year

Food and Wine This Week: Chinese New Year

| February 27, 2010 | 1 Comment

Bay Area Bites bloggers, Thy Tran and Stephanie Im join Leslie Sbrocco, host of Check, Please! Bay Area in a new local food and wine segment on This Week in Northern California. This week, the conversation is about celebrating the food and traditions of the Chinese New Year.

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Bay Area Bites joins Check, Please! on This Week in Northern CA

Bay Area Bites joins Check, Please! on This Week in Northern CA

| January 30, 2010 | 1 Comment

Bay Area Bites bloggers, Michael Procopio and Stephanie Rosenbaum join Leslie Sbrocco, host of Check, Please! Bay Area in a new local food and wine segment on This Week in Northern California. This week, the conversation is about restaurants and the recession and underground food markets.

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