Oakland May Put Soda Tax On November BallotMembers of the Oakland City Council are asking voters to approve a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages that they say will improve the health of the people of Oakland.
2 Simple Mocktail Recipes For SummerWant to take a tropical vacation without leaving the house? Try one of these drink recipes from Shane Carley, author of "The Mason Jar Cocktail Companion."
San Francisco Board Of Supervisors Approve Health Warnings For Sugary Beverage AdsThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved legislation Tuesday that aims to educate consumers about the potential health problems associated with consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages as well as limit advertising and sales of such products on public property.
City Of Davis Mandates Water, Milk As Default Drink In Kids’ Meals To Fight ObesityA Northern California city says it's taking a stand against obesity, by making milk or water the default drink in kids' meals.
Idea For San Jose Company's Marijuana-Infused Coffee Prompted By Trip To AmsterdamMarijuana enthusiasts can now drink their bud with breakfast, thanks to a San Jose company.
Beer Tasting Electronic 'Tongue' Gives Computer Discerning Palette For Good BrewsComputerized "tongue" can taste differences in beer, with incredible accuracy, leading to better quality beer.
Is Wine Vegan? Sure, Except For The Egg Whites, Gelatin, Milk Products And Fish Parts(Inside Science Currents Blog) -- Is your wine vegan? It seems like an odd question: wine is made of grapes, grapes fall solidly under the "not an animal product" label, therefore it would seem that wine is a vegan-friendly beverage.
San Francisco Pushing Nation's First Soda Warning Label On AdvertisingSan Francisco could become the first city in the country to require warning labels on advertising for soda and other sugary beverages.
TGF: Gear: Serving Drinks At The TailgateGoPong's Portable High Top Party Bar is a full-size serving bar for all your tailgating needs.
Be Prepared To Pay $888 Before Eating At San Francisco's Most Expensive RestaurantSaison, San Francisco's most expensive restaurant, is now on the growing list of Bay Area venues requiring guests to pay for dinner in full before ever stepping foot inside.
Cocktails Make A Comback: 'The Essential Bar Book' ReviewedThe Essential Bar Book by Jennifer Fielder is an A-to-Z guide to spirits, cocktails and wine; including 115 recipes. Narsai David says with cocktails making a comeback, this might be a a necessary buy.
Holiday Gift Ideas For The Foodie On Your ListEveryone has a food fan or two to buy gifts for this holiday season, but if you’re not a foodie, than these folks can be some of the hardest people to shop for. So…we compiled a list of a few foodie favorites, some for the serious cook and some just for fun.