The restaurant scene is roaring back to life in the South Bay and a common theme among them is restaurants featuring a unique bar program paired to a dining menu equal in creativity. While the concept of bringing together your favorite bar with gourmet bar bites is no new feat, here are 15 top-notch gastropubs in the South Bay.
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Would a salad arranged like an abstract painting be more enjoyable and valuable to diners than a typical salad presentation? Psychologists set out to find that out.
Leaders of the National School Board Association say they’re concerned about “federal overreach on school meals.” But the First Lady maintains that now is not the time to turn back the standards.
From ruby red tuna to turquoise lingcod, the fish we eat can span the color spectrum. Flesh color can also tell us something about where a fish came from, its swimming routine and what it ate.
A tiny fraction of America’s 2 million farmers produces most of our food. They are the winners of a long-running competition for land and profits that has also drained the life out of small towns.
Recalls of chia seed powders expand as 21 people in 12 states have been sickened by salmonella tied to the powder. The powder has a long shelf life, so consumers should check their pantries.
By a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court ruled that POM Wonderful’s lawsuit against the Coca-Cola Co. may go on. The repercussions of the case for the food and beverage industry are unclear.
An FDA official warned that wooden boards used to age cheese could harbor harmful bacteria. But cheesemakers say they’ve long had safety measures in place to prevent any contamination from the boards.
Drakes Bay Oyster Company is resisting the expiration of its lease in Marin County, Calif. The debate may reach the Supreme Court, and it’s dividing residents of the San Francisco Bay Area.
School food service administrators once supported new healthy food requirements on the nation’s school lunch program. But now, they want the rules delayed. And they’re getting swept up in politics.
With the help of grow lights and air exchange fans, NASA is growing lettuce on the International Space Station. The scheme could help keep food costs down — and keep astronauts happy tending plants.
Water is scarce in California, and prices are all over the map. Some farmers are paying almost 100 times more than others. Should water flow to the highest bidder?
Farmed fish production will have to more than double by 2050 to keep up with global demand, a report finds. And aquaculture can be far more sustainable than meat production, the researchers say.
A pest control company and a venerable Washington, D.C., grill teamed up to offer gourmet bugs to anyone who’d try them. The selection included roasted crickets, spiced mealworms and ant lollipops.
This summer is bringing a bumper crop of lighter, more subtle wines like Vinho Verde, Riesling and Txakoli. While lower in alcohol, these wines are also winning fans for their low cost.