Fishermen Disappointed by Crab Catch Following Delayed Dungeness Season OpeningThe news for commercial crabbers this season has been almost entirely bad. Don Ford reports from Bodega Bay. (1-14-21)
First Dungeness Crabs Of 2021 Arrive In San Francisco After Season DelayedAfter a nearly two-month delay, crab season has officially started, with the first catch started arriving into Pier 45 in San Francisco on Wednesday night. Andrea Nakano reports. (1/13/21)
Chef, Restaurateur, Host, Author Tanya Holland Debuts 'Tanya's Kitchen Table' On OWNChef, restaurateur, podcast host, author, owner the Brown Sugar Kitchen, Tanya Holland talks to BR's Jan Mabry about her latest venture, 'Tanya's Kitchen Table,' on the Oprah Winfrey Network.
Food for Bay Area Families: COVIDChella Raises Food Bank FundingBy (literally) bringing music to the streets, Albany COVIDChella raised $11,675 for Alameda County Community Food Bank. Len Kiese reports. (12-27-20)
South City Company Grows Greens Indoors to Counter Farm Land LossesA company called Plenty in South San Francisco is proving the value of low-water, controlled cultivation of leafy greens. Sharon Chin reports. (12-26-20)
Despite Pandemic, Sees Candy Prepares to Celebrate a Sweet CenturySees Candy had to close temporarily for only the second time in its 99-year history because of the COVID-19 pandemic but now Sharon Chin shows how it's finding a new sweet spot. (12-24-20)
Northern California Commercial Dungeness Crab Season Delayed Over Wholesale PricesThe commercial crab season officially opened on Wednesday, but there will be no Dungeness crab for Christmas. Don Ford reports this latest delay has everything to do with money.
BR Gets A Virtual Wine Tasting Experience With Coco Noir Wine Co-Founder Alicia KiddWine entrepreneur Alicia Kidd talks about Coco Noir Wine Shop & Bar opening soon in Oakland and gives Black Renaissance host Jan Mabry an amazing virtual wine tasting experience.
Virus-Reduced Team of San Jose Community Service Workers Feed HomelessOver the course of 2020, coronavirus has increased need throughout the Bay Area. On Thanksgiving Day, it also complicated efforts to provide help to those who need it. Wilson Walker reports. (11-26-20)
SF Glide Memorial Thanksgiving Day Feast Moves OutdoorsThe pandemic didn't stop Glide Memorial Church from serving meals to thousands of people in need. Organizers Thursday prepared their first-ever outdoor Thanksgiving feast. Emily Turner reports. (11-26-20)
COVID-19 Cravings Making Us Pack On PoundsGaining weight? Juliette Goodrich reports on why COVID-19 is driving us to the fridge or pantry with some pretty intense cravings for comfort food.
Second Harvest Food Bank Hands Out Meals in San JoseHundreds of struggling families in the South Bay have food on the table tonight thanks to Second Harvest Food Bank. Devin Fehely reports. (11-21-20)
COVID Purple Tier: Alameda Waffle Shop In Danger Of Closing As Indoor Dining Shuts Down AgainWith Alameda County closing all indoor dining due to re-entering the Purple Tier, an East Bay waffle shop dating back to the 1920s is in danger of closing. Kenny Choi reports. (11/17/20)
Start of Commercial Dungeness Crab Season Delayed Past ThanksgivingThe Year 2020 is taking out another of life's simple pleasures: there will be no local Dungeness crab in stores for Thanksgiving this year. Don Ford reports. (11-5-20)
3 Brothers Behind Beloved San Francisco Corner Store Retire After 45 YearsAfter 45 years, three brothers retired from their popular corner store and sandwich shop in San Francisco but the good news is -- it will stay in the family. Sharon Chin reports. (11-1-20)
Chef Robert Dorsey Cooks Up Sen. Kamala Harris-Inspired Election Night GumboBay Area Chef Robert Dorsey invites BR in the kitchen while he makes his delicious Senator Harris-inspired gumbo. Enjoy Chef Dorsey's Election Night Gumbo at home while you watch the returns -- available with all the trimmings, November 1 - November 3. To order, go to chefrobertdorsey.com/meals-to-go.
Facing Soaring Demand for Services, SF - Marin Food Bank Calls for VolunteersThe San Francisco-Marin Food Bank is putting out an urgent call for people to help distribute food to a growing number of people who depend on the service. Sharon Chin reports. (10-18-20)
COVID-19 Cancels Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival But The Weigh-In Lives OnThe Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival was canceled this year, due to the coronavirus, but as Emily Turner reports, the weigh-in lives on.
Napa Valley Sees Slow Reopening of Wineries That Survived Glass FireHighway 29 in Napa County has reopened and so have a number of wineries that have suffered from road closures, smoky air and a general lack of customers. John Ramos reports. (10-10-20)
Self-Serving Trump Letter Pulled From Food Bank HandoutsFood banks are removing a signed letter from President Trump that were placed inside food boxes distributed to families in need. Da Lin reports. (10-2-20)
Tourist-Dependent Businesses in Napa Valley Fear Fire FalloutEventually the raging wildfires will be put out but small business owners wonder when the economic life of Wine Country can recover. Andria Borba reports from Yountville. (10-2-20)
Reopening: Indoor Dining Resumes In San Francisco, Is It Safe?For the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, indoor dining has resumed in San Francisco, with restaurants at 25 percent capacity. But is it safe? Andria Borba reports. (9/30/20)
SF Is First County To Move From Red To Orange Tier On State COVID-19 Plan To ReopenSan Francisco became the first county to move from red to orange on the state's plan to reopen giving the greenlight to indoor dining. Betty Yu tell us some some restaurants say they'll to see city guidelines.
Glass Fire Is A Huge Economic Blow For Napa, Sonoma WineriesThe Glass Fire is having a huge impact on local attractions in the wine country, destroying and damaging several wineries in it's path. John Ramos reports that even wineries that were spared by the flames, are taking a big hit.