As many as 1,500 food and beverage workers that serve three major airlines at San Francisco International Airport are prepared to go on strike once their union is released by the National Mediation Board. Betty Yu reports. (6-16-2019)
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Hundreds Of Food Service Workers At SFO Prepared To StrikeAs many as 1,500 food and beverage workers that serve three major airlines at San Francisco International Airport are prepared to go on strike once their union is released by the National Mediation Board. Betty Yu reports. (6-16-2019)
Dads Get In Free For Father's Day At The Alameda County FairKatie Nielsen was at the Alameda County Fair on Father's Day, where dads got in for free before 5:00 p.m. The competition between father and child was fierce. (6-16-2019)
Summer Wellness Trends With Lifestyle Guru Heather SmithLifestyle guru Heather Smith stopped by the studio to share some of the latest healthy snack and wellness trends with Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego. Learn more on her website, TheHauteBar.com.
Impossible Foods' Next Meatless Meat Product Is SausageFirst the Impossible Burger, now the Impossible Sausage. KPIX 5 went inside the test kitchen at the Impossible Foods headquarters in Redwood City, where the plant-based startup cooked up meatless sausage patties for breakfast sandwiches. Betty Yu reports. (5-28-2019)
'Quentin Cooks' Program Teaches San Quentin Inmates Fine Culinary SkillsThe unique culinary program Quentin Cooks at San Quentin State Prison recruits professional chefs who volunteer to teach inmates cooking skills required to work in a commercial restaurant. Juliette Goodrich reports. (5-26-2019)
Fresno Challenges Gilroy for Garlic Capital TitleA good-natured battle is brewing between Gilroy and Fresno over which California city deserves the title "Garlic Capital." Len Ramirez reports. (5-24-19)
6-Floor ONE65 French Dining Complex Opens In San FranciscoONE65, a first-of-its kind-restaurant located in Union Square, takes up 6 floors and offers a range of French dining options for all budgets. The patisserie and boutique on the ground floor just opened over the weekend. (5-18-2019)
Unseasonable Rain Threatens Chardonnay Grape Yield in Wine CountryIt's a delicate time for flowering Chardonnay vines and a heavy rainfall can interfere with their pollination. Wilson Walker reports. (5-17-19)
May Storm Brings Trouble For Gilroy Cherry GrowersThe timing of this week's storm is keeping cherry growers in Gilroy on their toes. Len Ramirez reports. (5-15-2019)
Sonoma Wine Producers Commit to Sustainable ProductionSonoma County has some of the most prized wine-growing areas in the world. As Betty Yu reports, winemakers there are ditching decades-old practices for new, sustainable ways to produce those famous bottles of wine. (5-9-19)
Celebrate The 7th Anniversary Of Copita Restaurant In SausalitoCo-owner Joanne Weir and chef Daniel Tellez from Copita in Sausalito talk about the restaurant's 7th anniversary celebration just in time for Cinco de Mayo and share cocktails and ceviche for Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego.
Meet Pabu's Sake Master Stuart MorrisSake Master Stuart Morris from Pabu, a Japanese restaurant and sushi bar in San Francisco, shares some of the secrets of his craft, as well as a taste of his special sake blend with BAF host Michelle Griego.
Ayala's Executive Chef Melissa Perfit Teaches The Art Of Preparing, Eating OystersMelissa Perfit, executive chef at Ayala, a new seafood restaurant in San Francisco, teaches Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego the art of shucking, dressing and eating oysters.
Skydeck, Bay Area's Tallest Rooftop Bar, Opens In San FranciscoSkydeck is located on the 40th floor of the Loew's Regency Hotel in San Francisco's Financial District. (5-4-2019)
KPIX Kicks Off Asian Pacific Heritage Month With Food, Music, ArtKiet Do is live in the KPIX studio emceeing a kickoff event for Asian Pacific Heritage Month, which begins in May. People are celebrating with plenty of food, musical performances and art from local artists. (4-23-2019)
Urban Connoisseurs Looks For The Best Wines From Black VintnersMarcia Jones, creator of Urban Connoisseurs talks to BR host Christin Ayers about black winemakers and brings bottles of her own special vintage.
Dandelion Opens Mission District Chocolate Factory, Tasting RoomOn its official opening day, Dandelion Chocolate showed off its new factory, tasting room and store in San Francisco's Mission District. Devin Fehely reports. (4-20-19)
Fogo de Chão Uses New Tech To Track, Trace The Meat It ServesSan Francisco restaurant Fogo de Chão says it's the first restaurant chain in the country to go high-tech when it comes to serving clean, traceable meat. Betty Yu reports. (4-9-2019)
San Jose LBGTQ Community Protests Chick-fil-A In Mineta International AirportSan Jose's LBGTQ community is protesting the construction of a new Chick-Fil-A restaurant inside Mineta San Jose international Airport. Chick-Fil-A financially supports groups that oppose LBGTQ rights. Len Ramirez reports. (4-9-2019)
Wendy Lieu Of Socola Chocolatier Talks About The SF International Chocolate SalonWendy Lieu, CEO of Socola Chocolatier brings delicious samples to the set and talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about the San Francisco International Chocolate Salon.
Restaurants Test Hand Scanner To Detect Germs Before They SpreadPathSpot is a hand scanner that uses fluorescent light technology to scan for germs that can cause foodborne illness. The hope is for restaurant employees to wash and then scan their hands to ensure maximum cleanliness. Kiet Do reports. (3-27-2019)
Water Vs. Wine: Environmental Hearing Could Decide Wine Growth In NapaA hearing in Napa has sides debating a proposed set of environmental rules that could stop the growth of the wine industry in the region. John Ramos reports. (3-26-2019)
Sneak Peek At The Latest Home Gadgets & Appliances At The International Housewares ShowLifestyle guru David Viggiano shows off some really great gadgets and appliances from the International Housewares Show.
Kale Placed 3rd On Produce Pesticide ListA new report places kale, which is usually thought of as a healthy super food, third on a "Dirty Dozen" list of produce affected by pesticides. Andria Borba reports. (3-20-2019)
Milk Pail Market In Mountain View To Close After 45 Year RunThe owners of the Milk Pail Market, a Mountain View staple, are calling it quits in June after a 45 year run. Len Ramirez reports. (3-20-2019)
Julius' Castle Owner Hopes to Reopen Landmark SF Restaurant by Year EndThe new owner of Telegraph Hill landmark Julius' Castle says he's encouraged by all the people who have fond memories of the historic restaurant and hopes to have it open again by the end of 2019. Devin Fehely reports. (3-17-2019)
Charcoal Food Craze Getting Dim View from Health DepartmentIt’s a “dark” trend you might have seen on social media -- black-colored food, from ice cream to beverages. But the charcoal craze may may be short-lived. Sharon Chin reports. (3-7-19)
Last Handmade Fortune Cookie Company In U.S. May Close Due To High SF RentGolden Gate Fortune Cookies, the last standing handmade fortune cookie company in the country, may have to close its doors due to the ever-increasing San Francisco rent prices. Betty Yu reports. (3-5-2019)
KCBS Foodie Chap Liam Mayclem Talks About His Restaurant Noe's CantinaKCBS Foodie Chap Liam Mayclem stopped by to tell BAF about his newest venture, a restaurant called Noe's Cantina, in San Francisco.