A one-alarm fire caused damage at a bakery near Lake Merritt in Oakland Wednesday morning, according to fire officials.
The only remaining Hostess Bakery Outlet in the Bay Area has been donating free bread to Vallejo non-profits as the store prepares to close its doors for good.
Workers at La Boulange told CBS 5 they could be fired in two months because they are illegal immigrants, after receiving letters from their new owner. Up to 400 workers could lose their jobs.
Known for its artisan pastries and sandwiches, San Francisco-based La Boulange is under the microscope as employees claim that the company has violated the city’s ordinance mandating health coverage.
The Seattle-based coffee shop chain says baked goods and pastries from La Boulange will start replacing its current lineup early next year. Starbucks also says it plans to make the San Francisco-area bakery into a national presence in the years ahead.
All kinds of delicious food is made right here in the Bay Area. Go behinds the scenes and see how it’s made, from popular Peet’s Coffee to the famed Semifreddi’s Bakery. Yum!
Employees at the American Licorice Co. plant in Union City have ended a month-long strike by reluctantly accepting management’s contract proposal, a union official said today.
The recent one-year anniversary of Taste of Denmark on Telegraph Ave. brought out a band and even Oakland Mayor Jean Quan.
KCBS Food and Wine Editor Narsai David visited a local bakery that is entirely gluten free. The Mariposa Baking Company is in Oakland and offers everything from breads, cakes, rolls, and pizzas – all gluten free.
Take a sweet journey through the entire Bay Area and uncover classic desserts that have been around for generations. From North Beach’s traditional Italian pastries to a vintage soda fountain in Danville, your sweettooth will thank you. (But maybe not your waistline.)