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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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Lunar New Year Sweet Rice Dumplings

Lunar New Year Sweet Rice Dumplings

| February 26, 2010 | 2 Comments

In China, where they’re known as yuan xiao or tang yuan, the dumplings are traditionally served during the Lantern Festival, which falls on the 15th day of the 1st lunar month. During an especially important season, the festival comes on the first full moon of the new year and marks the end of the new year festivities. Here in San Francisco, this is typically the time when the Chinese New Year parade winds its way up the streets of Chinatown.

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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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