Popular SF Restaurant DOSA Closes After 15-Year Run In The MissionDOSA on Valencia Street in the Mission was packed with customers and its kitchen was bustling Monday night. But come Tuesday, the neighborhood favorite and the original of the South Indian restaurant chain will be gone. Betty Yu reports. (9-30-2019)
Celebrate Oktoberfest At Schroeder's Restaurant In San FranciscoOktoberfest is happening every Saturday evening in October at Schroder's Restaurant in San Francisco. General Manager Aram Roubinian brings beer and some delicious food for Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego to try.
Wine Country Growers Grapple With Grape GlutA massive harvest for grape growers in the North Bay means vintners have too many grapes and don’t know what to do with the inventory. Don Ford reports. (9-20-19)
Some Berkeley Residents Offended By 'Gourmet Ghetto' Neighborhood NameSome are saying the nickname "Gourmet Ghetto," for the famous Berkeley neighborhood that cooked up a food revolution, is not aging well. Some say the name so offensive that it has to go. Don Ford reports. (9-18-2019)
See Beautiful Backyards With The Portola Garden Tour & After PartyEvent organizer Ruth Wallace talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about the Portola Garden Tour and After Party at Ferment, Drink, Repeat, happening September 28 in San Francisco. For tickets and information go to PortolaGardenTour.org.
Meet Chef Marc Zimmerman From Gozu Restaurant In San FranciscoChef, owner Marc Zimmerman of Ittoryu Gozu, a new restaurant coming to San Francisco talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Zimmerman about a special kind of Japanese beef they'll be serving up and brings a delicious sample form the menu. For reservations go to GozuSF.com.
Don't Miss Palette Restaurant & Gallery September SeriesPalette Restaurant & Gallery's chef and founder Peter J. Hemsley talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about the September Dinner Series happening every Saturday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. For information go to palette-sf.com.
SF Mayor London Breed Is Guest Speaker At Project By Project's Annual 'Plate By Plate'San Francisco Mayor London Breed was the guest speaker at Project by Project's 10th Annual tasting event, 'Plate by Plate.' This year the benefit raised money to help fight homelessness.
Walnut Creek Residents Fight Opening Of Popular Drive Thru RestaurantA group of neighbors in Walnut Creek is taking on Amy's Drive Thru, a popular restaurant, because they worry it could overwhelm their residential neighborhood. Christin Ayers reports. (9-4-2019)
BACA Winemaker Jennifer Brown Shares Her Fav Summertime Rosé WinesSummertime means summer wine, and rosé is the perfect match. BACA Wine CEO Jennifer Brown shares some of her favorites with Bay Area Focus.
Unique, Diverse Restaurants Opening Around Chase Center Attracting New Life To Mission BayA host of new restaurants will add to the growing Mission Bay neighborhood after the Golden State Warriors move to the Chase Center this fall. Betty Yu reports. (7-23-2019)
Popular Oakland Restaurant Hog's Apothecary Closes Due To Bay Area's High Cost Of BusinessHog's Apothecary, a popular restaurant and pub in Oakland, closed its doors Sunday, yet another victim of the Bay Area’s tough business environment. John Ramos reports. (7-21-2019)
Unique Dining Experience At Palette Blends Art With FoodArt and food go hand in hand, but Betty Yu tells us a chef at Palate in San Francisco is taking his creative vision beyond the plate.
Plant-Based Meat Maker Shows Off 'Impossible Burgers' at Redwood City Open HouseImpossible Foods, one of the fastest growing and most closely watched startups in the Bay Area, held an open house at their Redwood City headquarters on Thursday. Kiet Do reports. (6-27-19)
Record Year For California King Salmon In Bay AreaCalifornia King Salmon is making a huge comeback just in time for summer grilling season. Devin Fehely reports a record amount is being unloaded in the Bay Area.
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)