Food

Peaches are seen for sale at a outdoor Farmer's Market August 15, 2013, in Washington, DC. (Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Narsai’s Peach Upside Down Cake

With peaches in season, food expert Narsai David has a peach upside down cake recipe that is simple and delicious.

05/29/2015

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West Oakland A Haven For Expanding Urban Farms; Provides Access To Fresh Produce

West Oakland will soon be the site of one of the city’s largest urban gardens that will provide access to fresh produce on a sliding-scale basis.

05/27/2015

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Is Taco Bell-Pizza Hut’s Ingredient Re-Branding Creating The Illusion Of Natural Food?

The parent company of Taco Bell and Pizza Hut are eliminating artificial flavors and colors from some menu items. However, your Mountain Dew Baja Blast and Dorito Loco taco shells will look just as unnaturally colored as ever.

05/26/2015

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Beer Tasting Electronic ‘Tongue’ Gives Computer Discerning Palette For Good Brews

Computerized “tongue” can taste differences in beer, with incredible accuracy, leading to better quality beer.

05/19/2015

Fans Of In-N-Out Hamburgers Flock To New Alameda Location, Light Up Social Media

Bay Area fans of In-N-Out burgers are salivating online after a new store opened Thursday in Alameda.

05/15/2015

A vendor picks up corn at her stall in a market in Beijing. China has approved genetically modified strains of corn and rice. (Eter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)

‘GMO-Free’ Claims May Soon Be Verified By Agriculture Department

The Agriculture Department has developed the first government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients.

05/15/2015

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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.

05/13/2015

A sign stands outside of a McDonald's restaurant February 9, 2009 in San Francisco, California. Fast food chain restaurant McDonald's reported a 7.1 percent increase in same store sales for January as people look towards cheaper food alternatives in the weakening economy. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Welcome To McDonald’s, Would You Like Kale With That?

McDonald’s may be developing a taste for a new ingredient as it fights to reinvent itself: Kale.

05/07/2015

Top Valentine’s Day Aphrodisiacs

15 Things To Do In The Bay Area — Week Of May 3rd-May 12th

Spicy food, Hawaii day, a presidential yacht tour, and celebration of oysters — wow, there’s a lot to do this week in the Bay Area!

05/05/2015

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5 “Healthy” Foods You Should Avoid

Looking to lose some pounds for summer? Try cutting out these 5 supposedly healthy foods from the author of “The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food And Flavor,” Mark Schatzker.

05/05/2015

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