Contrary to decades of economic thought, putting all your eggs in one basket may actually be a phenomenal idea. With their recent re-launch last week, Good Eggs now gives Bay Area residents the ability to shop from local farms and food makers in the comfort of their own homes. Some of the updates ... More >>
Oakland is poised to have an incredible year of launching new restaurants. What's particularly exciting is that many of these forthcoming ventures that have come across our radar share an ethos of local sourcing -- and, in most cases, hyper-local sourcing. 2013 will be pivotal in reinforcing an idea ... More >>
beyondtheplate.netBrentwood's Frog Hollow Farm.Most people are familiar with Slow Food, the organization founded by Carlo Petrini in 1986 to encourage a return to traditional foodways and reconnect with the sources where our food comes from. So what if we took the same mentality and applied i ... More >>
One of the evening's victims, in mid-takedownLast night's pig roast at SOMA bar Bloodhound saw two superstars of the city's pig culture go head-to-head in a hack-off. Call it more a demonstration of competing butchery styles than an Iron Chef smackdown: Chicharrones king Ryan Farr of 4505 Meats and ... More >>
My CSA box saved me over 30% compared with what the same items would have cost at the farmers market this week.