Bakery

Striking American Licorice Company workers block the entrance to the Union City plant, January 9, 2012. (CBS)

Union City Licorice Factory Workers Accept Contract, End Strike

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.

01/11/2012

Taste of Denmark

Underdog Oakland Bakery Marks a Milestone

The recent one-year anniversary of Taste of Denmark on Telegraph Ave. brought out a band and even Oakland Mayor Jean Quan.

09/13/2011

Baguettes from Mariposa Baking Co. (www.mariposabaking.com)

Narsai David Review: Mariposa Baking Company

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/16/2011

Eye On The Bay: Classic Sweets Roadtrip

Hit The Road To Discover The Bay’s Classic Sweet Treats

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.)

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/13/2011

Eye On The Bay: Boudin

Eye On The Bay: Boudin Bakery

Eye on the Bay shows off a San Francisco institution – the Boudin Bakery.  This is a local family business that has been serving up traditional sourdough French bread since 1849.   We learn the history, […]

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/15/2011

Goodies at Tartine Bakery. (credit: Joanne Boston)

Best Bakeries In San Francisco

There are hundreds of bakeries in San Francisco, and they are all so different. Here’s a few of the best.

CBS San Francisco–03/21/2011

A man selects a loaf of bread. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Color Code Unlocks Secret To Fresh Bread

A web site that tracks urban legends has confirmed a little-known secret about those colored twist ties and plastic closures on your favorite loaves of bread.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/04/2011

Eye On The Bay: Factories

Eye On The Bay: Factories – 11/4/10

Factories: Suspenders, Coffee and Pastries Our ongoing series of tours of Bay Area factories.  Features include an East Bay suspender manufacturer, Peet’s Coffee and the famed Semifreddi’s Bakery.   Peet’s Coffee and Tea: http://www.peets.com Semifreddi’s […]

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/04/2010

Grand Reopening Of Oakland Bakery

An old Oakland business has a new start, thanks to the innovation and collaboration of its employees and its building owners.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/11/2010

Suspected Mastermind May Have Had Bailey Witness Hit List

The Chauncey Bailey Project, a group of journalists formed to investigate the killing of Oakland Post Editor Chauncey Bailey in 2007, says that court papers reveal that the former lawyer of the man accused in […]

07/07/2010

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