Food

Freekeh with roasted vegetables. (Wikimedia Commons)

Narsai David: Experimenting With Freekeh

The old grain is typically enjoyed in countries in the Middle East, but is gaining popularity in kitchens in the U.S.

01/02/2015

The Oakland Food Pantry on Peralta Street in West Oakland. (Oakland Food Pantry via Facebook)

West Oakland Food Pantry That Serves 400 Families Threatened With Closure

A dispute between the building’s owner, who served on the board, and the board of directors over rent means the non-profit could close as soon as this weekend.

12/26/2014

Steak

Holiday Gift Ideas For The Foodie On Your List

Everyone 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.

12/15/2014

Bessie Carmichael School in San Francisco's SoMa. (photo credit: Doug Sovern)

Number Of Homeless Children In Bay Area Reaches All-Time High

Despite years of trying to end homelessness, the number of homeless children in California, and the Bay Area, is at an all-time high.

12/15/2014

Citrus Lane (Photo Credit: Citrus Lane)

Gift Guides: The Best Subscription-Based Gift Ideas

Whether you procrastinated gift shopping or have simply exhausted your list of gift ideas, here are some of the best subscription-based services to give as gifts to friends, family and loved ones this holiday season.

12/11/2014

Alan Eustace of Google presents a check of $1,306,243 to Second Harvest Food Bank as part of Food for Bay Area Families on December 9, 2014. (CBS)

Google Donates $1 Million To Food For Bay Area Families, Largest Single Donation Ever

To help fight hunger this holiday season, Google made a donation of more than $1.3 million to Food for Bay Area Families.

12/09/2014

(Photo Courtesy of Simon & Schuster)

Dominique DeVito’s Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf Recipe

Dominique DeVito shares her recipe for bacon-wrapped meatloaf from her book “Low-Card Slow Cooking,” out now from Cider Press Mill.

12/09/2014

Scraps of food at Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco, CA. (Bob Butler/CBS)

San Francisco’s Glide Memorial Church Looking To Turn Food Waste Back Into Meals

With thousands of meals being served over the holidays, Glide is hoping to turn all the waste and scraps back into food to help those in need.

11/27/2014

Raiders-49ers Photo Illustration

15 Things To Do In The Bay Area — Week Of November 29th – December 7th

Raiders v. 49ers, yoga, Joan Baez, Rita Moreno, comedy, and fresh produce. Lots of free and inexpensive stuff to do in the Bay Area!

11/25/2014

Turkeys in a farm.  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Petaluma Farm Heeds Omnivore’s Dilemma For A Personal Approach To Thanksgiving Turkey

You’ll probably shop for your Thanksgiving turkey at the supermarket, but Mike Sugerman went About The Bay to meet his meat at Tara Firma Farms in Petaluma.

11/24/2014

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