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Your Bay Area Vegan Thanksgiving Event and Meal Guide

Your Bay Area Vegan Thanksgiving Event and Meal Guide

| November 11, 2011 | 1 Comment

Vegans and vegetarians also love to celebrate Thanksgiving with those closest to them and share a grand meal. What we do differently is not just swap out the meat — we also thank the animals who make our lives richer, funnier, eye-opening, and loving. Here is a list of events and meal options in the area that are sure to make your veggie Thanksgiving a fabulous one!

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Food Secrets of Chef Jennifer Biesty

Food Secrets of Chef Jennifer Biesty

| February 25, 2011 | 1 Comment

Chef Jennifer Biesty rocketed to national fame when she was a cheftestant on Season 4 of Top Chef and a Star Chefs Rising Star in 2007. She is currently the Executive Chef of Scala’s Bistro and the Sir Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco. Bay Area Bites caught up with Biesty to talk about her favorite food and drink spots.

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San Francisco Food Secrets of Daniel Handler & Lisa Brown

San Francisco Food Secrets of Daniel Handler & Lisa Brown

| October 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

Author Daniel Handler (who often uses the pen name of Lemony Snicket) and his wife author/illustrator Lisa Brown live with their young son in the same upper Haight neighborhood as Mayor Gavin Newsom. The duo is active in the arts community, and Handler is on the Board of Advisors for LitPAC, which uses noteworthy authors and lit events to support Democratic causes and politicians. Here are the food favorites of the literary power couple.

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Fire Cider

Fire Cider

Start a batch of Fire Cider now, and you’ll be prepared with an all-natural, all-around cold-and-cough fighter once the winter blues set in.

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Green Resolutions for the New Year

Green Resolutions for the New Year

| January 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

In addition to some personal New Year’s resolutions, I have a couple that have to do with lowering my impact on the earth and shrinking my carbon “foodprint”.

I am pretty proud of my low-impact ways: I eat locally, I car share, I recycle, and I buy bulk from the co-op. In short, I live a lot of my life taking the environment and my impact on the environment into consideration.

But I’ve known for a while that I could do more, and have tailored a couple of resolutions to that end.

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Infusing Hibiscus

Infusing Hibiscus

| July 21, 2008 | 2 Comments

My drink of choice at taquerias has always been a large, refreshing glass of jamaica, the brightest and probably healthiest agua fresca in the glass barrel lineup. The beautifully scarlet infusion of hibiscus flowers is rich in Vitamin C and carries a tartness that I love.

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