Sure, you can switch out sugar for agave nectar, butter for low fat yogurt, or throw in some whole wheat flour, but let's face it, it's hard to really make baked goods guilt free. Hayes Valley Bakeworks may have an edge on how to make you feel kind of good about yourself while noming on a gargantuan ... More >>
Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media.
1. No more potato chips? Lay's must be plotting some serious spin control right now. Two weeks ago, a new study indicated that people who ate potato chips were more likely to gain w ... More >>
SFoodie's roundup of tips, news, and rants from the week in animal-free eats.
• Hey! AOL's City's Best interviewed me and I reveal things like my favorite snacks! Since I'm so fascinating, you will probably want to read this/tell me to go to hell. Whatevs!
• This song debunks vegan myt ... More >>
John BirdsallBraised mushroom sandiwch on grilled ciabatta with cashew-gypsy pepper "cheese," $9.Monday, October 25, 2010
Where chefs fail with the portobello is in forcing a false equivalency. Stemless, it has the size and shape of a meat patty, but, well, a portobello isn't meat, though ca ... More >>
Tamara PalmerEsquire named Sean Baker of Gather its 2010 Chef of the Year earlier in the week, so spirits are particularly high in this charming Berkeley restaurant right now. The cocktail we chose to toast his success succeeded in getting us pretty twisted. The Huerta Vida is a masculine concoct ... More >>
Our favorite morsel from the Web.
Last week press reports referenced the study by the Chinese Progressive Association documenting worker abuses in Chinatown restaurants. The study -- "Check, Please!" - lacked the bubbly blonde Leslie Sbrocco (host of the KQED viewer review show with a similar nam ... More >>
If this mixed couple can stay married for 19 years, you can bring a carnophile and a vegan together for one dinner. This morning, I got a series of tweets from @aynsavoy, whom I'd helped out a few months ago:My (mostly) vegan best friend is visiting this weekend from Texas. My husband is a bit of ... More >>