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Chef David Chang Dishes On The ‘Ugly’ Side Of ‘Delicious’ Food

David Chang's show, Ugly Delicious, delves into how various cultures approach comfort foods that have complicated back stories. "There's no universal truth about any food," says the chef.

Perch + Plow: A Tiny Santa Rosa Kitchen is Cooking Up Big Flavors

Mike Mullins is the chef at Santa Rosa’s newest restaurant, Perch + Plow. Sonoma Magazine shares a first impression of the new spot which includes an unforgettable house burger, Mullins' Texas grandma's fried chicken sandwich, grilled octopus and charred cauliflower.

Celebrity Chefs Recipes: Brown Sugar Kitchen’s Acclaimed Cornmeal Waffles

Chef Tanya Holland from Oakland's Brown Sugar Kitchen shows you how to make her light and airy cornmeal waffles served with a tangy and sweet apple cider syrup. A perfect complement to her locally loved buttermilk fried chicken!

Guide: The 19 Best Margaritas in Sonoma

Today is National Margarita Day! Here’s where to celebrate in Sonoma.

Like Lemons? Quinoa? Thank This Food Explorer For Bringing Them To Your Plate

In the early 20th century, botanist David Fairchild traveled the world and brought plants back to the U.S. that we now see as thoroughly American. NPR talks with the author of a book on Fairchild.

Taste This: Learn How to Cup Coffee at Wrecking Ball Coffee Roasters in San Francisco

How do the experts judge a great cup of coffee? KQED’s Taste This host Leslie Sbrocco learns how to “cup coffee” from certified Q-Grader Trish Rothgeb, co-founder and roastmaster at Wrecking Ball Roasters in San Francisco. Learn the “S’s” of the cupping process: smell, slurp, and swish.

Scientists Develop A Way To Use A Smartphone To Prevent Food Poisoning

A microscope that clips on to your phone's camera can detect bacteria, such as salmonella or E. coli, even in tiny amounts. But the technology can't yet distinguish between good and bad bacteria.

A Queer, Female Entrepreneur is Taking Back Turmeric for Indian Farmers

The founder of Oakland-based Diaspora Co. aims to deconstruct colonial trade practices and champion women and queer people of color.

Eureka! California-Grown Coffee Is Becoming The State’s Next Gold Mine

Sure, a cup of California-grown coffee sells for about $18 a cup, but people are buying it. The niche industry is booming with no signs of slowing, and the state's farmers still can't meet demand.

Celebrity Chef Recipes: Brown Sugar Kitchen’s Acclaimed Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Chef Tanya Holland from Oakland's Brown Sugar Kitchen shows you how to make her acclaimed Buttermilk Fried Chicken. A perfect complement to Cornmeal Waffles with Apple Cider Syrup (recipe coming soon!).

Black Restaurant Week: Across U.S., Events Remind Diners, ‘We’re Here. Support Us’

Blacks often struggle to raise capital to open and run restaurants, a legacy of discrimination. Over the past few years, promotions to help diners know which restaurants are black-owned have spread.

Martin Yan’s Yan Can Cook Back On TV In Time For Valentine’s Day & Lunar New Year

Momo Chang caught up with the Martin Yan just before the taping in the Emeryville studio. CAAM has honored Yan at CAAMFeast. The new season, “Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom” and “Taste of Malaysia with Martin Yan” premieres February 14, 2018 (check local listings) on PBS.

Fish 2.0 Offers Cash, Advice to an Ocean of Seafood Start-Ups

With the seafood industry in transition, these entrepreneurs are pitching ways to make it more sustainable.

Heartfelt and Homemade Valentine’s Day Recipes

Share some love this Valentine's Day by making sweet and savory heartfelt treats. Here is a recipe roundup from Bay Area Bites to celebrate the holiday of love.

Building A Latino-Muslim Coalition With #TacoTrucksAtEveryMosque

It's just what it sounds like. Food trucks show up at mosques to hand out free halal tacos after religious services. The goal: to foster unity between two communities facing increasing discrimination.

Celebrity Chefs Recipes: Tanya Holland’s Creole BBQ Shrimp & Grits

Classic New Orleans style shrimp dish served in a rich sauce with a trinity of vegetables over a serving of creamy grits.

Eight Eateries to Celebrate the Lunar New Year in San Francisco

The Lunar New Year starts on Feb. 16. Celebrate the Year of the Dog at one of these local eating establishments.

White House Plan Giving Restaurant Owners More Control Over Tips Under Fire

Monday is the deadline for Americans to comment on the proposal. The Trump administration reportedly suppressed an analysis that found the plan could cost tipped workers billions of dollars a year.

Taste This: Learn 3 Essential Wine Tips from the Experts at One Market in San Francisco

What’s the best temperature for serving wine? Where should it be stored? Can I age wine? These questions are answered when Leslie Sbrocco, host of Taste This, joins Tonya Pitts, Sommelier and Wine Director of One Market Restaurant in San Francisco. Show More Summary

Eating Leafy Greens Each Day Tied to Sharper Memory, Slower Decline

Scientists are keen to figure out how diet influences aging, including brain health. A 5-year study of healthy seniors found those who ate a serving or two of daily greens had less cognitive decline.

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