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A Tasty Plum Previews at the Ferry Building

The news that chef Jeremy Fox, formerly of Ubuntu, had also pulled out of Daniel Patterson's upcoming restaurant, Plum, came on the same ... READ MORE

Gourmet Quality, No Frills at SLOW

With eVe, Chocolatier Blue, and now SLOW, it seems like Charlie Trotter alums are taking over Berkeley—or at least a block in its gourmet... READ MORE

Dennis Leary’s Golden Child

The new bakery/sandwichery owned by Dennis Leary, of Canteen fame, is now open for breakfast only, hounds say. It's called Golden West, but... READ MORE

Overheard on the San Francisco Bay Area Board

– whiner, on Perbacco – gordon wing – david kaplan on fried chicken wings (buldak) at To Hyang ... READ MORE

Flesh Eating for 3.4 Million Years, Signs of the Apocalypse, Hooters

Next Up, Apocalypse?: News surfaced in the UK that meat from the offspring of cloned cows ended up in the food supply last year. Food products from cloned animals are supposed to "pass a safety evaluation and gain authorization before they are marketed in Europe." Additionally, genetically modified canola was spotted growing wild along roadsides in North Dakota, an "unprecedented" escape into the wild of GMOs. READ MORE

When Restaurants and Diapers Mix

Who changed a stinky diaper on Raphael Brion's day? The Eater scribe heaped scorn on the launch of Taster Tots L.A., a new Los Angeles restaurant blog for parents: "Taster Tots certainly has its place in that the breeders will find it a handy guide. It can be helpful to know who has chicken fingers or serves pasta with butter. And the rest of us will use it as an anti-Yelp: Any place that's recommended as being child- and especially baby-friendly, people will happily know to avoid," Brion wrote. READ MORE

Rediscovering Traditional Cheesemaking

When my wife's parents, Moises and Estrela Salazar, moved to Livermore 16 years ago to retire, they left behind their cattle ranch in Oaxaca and over 54 years of making traditional Mexican cheeses. READ MORE

Latest Trend in Craft Brewing: Selling Out?

Is craft brew going corporate? What's been going on this week? It seems like every other day there's been a report of a brewery being picked up by investors or consolidating with another. READ MORE

No Ice Cream Maker? No Problem!

Not owning an ice cream maker is no barrier to making ice cream or a delicious dessert that resembles it. This technique is similar to m... READ MORE

What Kind of Clams Are Perfect with Pasta?

When making pasta with clam sauce, what is the best type of clam to use? Hounds who prefer chopped clams in their sauce like to use the l... READ MORE