A popular topic at Bay Area Bites, East Oakland's Lao cuisine has been featured in previous coverage. This roundup focuses on other fine Lao restaurants located throughout Oakland, San Pablo, El Sobrante and Albany.
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baking and bakeries | Apr 23, 2014Posted by NPR Food
Bacteria can make a bread rise and give it a cheesy flavor. That's the secret ingredient in salt rising bread, which dates to the late 1700s in Appalachia, when bakers didn't have yeast on hand.
farmers and farms | Apr 22, 2014Posted by NPR Food
For the first time in six years, many California farmers have been told they'll get little or no federal irrigation water. And as farms run dry, workers are deciding to pack up and move away.
cocktails and spirits | Apr 21, 2014Posted by NPR Food
UPDATE: Tuesday April 21: The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau told CNN that its approval of Palchohol was an error. NPR amended the headline and Monday's story accordingly.
bay area | Apr 21, 2014Posted by Kelly O'Mara
U.S. Veg Week takes place this Monday through Sunday, with events around the country. Check out cooking workshops and get discounts at participating restaurants. Or, if you're curious, take the seven-day meat-free pledge.
economy and food costs | Apr 21, 2014Posted by NPR Food
The giant retailer says it's adding a new line of organic food that's at least 25 percent cheaper. But a large-scale production and supply of organic food likely can't be achieved overnight.
bay area | Apr 18, 2014Posted by Kelly O'Mara
On April 22, the Bay Area -- and the rest of the country and, presumably, the planet -- will celebrate the earth. Fortunately, celebrating Earth Day can be pretty tasty. BAB has gathered local foodcentric events and resources to help you participate in the festivities.
asian food and drink | Apr 17, 2014Posted by Rachael Myrow
We journey into the kitchen of Charles Phan, Vietnamese-American chef of The Slanted Door Group, to cook a dish served during Tet.
bay area | Apr 17, 2014Posted by Jenny Oh
Learn about what makes food from different regions taste unique in this new video from filmmaker Douglas Gayeton of the Lexicon of Sustainability project. Judith Redmond of Full Belly Farm is featured in the video and shares her thoughts about "terroir."
bay area | Apr 17, 2014Posted by Wendy Goodfriend
Check, Please! Bay Area reviews a Northern Italian restaurant in San Francisco's financial district, a California-style tapas eatery in Union City and an International Soul Food restaurant in San Francisco's Bayview-Hunters Point.