Food & Drink

Fifth Quarter Pizza in Redwood City abruptly closed because of a lawsuit, the restaurant's owner said Dec. 11, 2019.
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Margie Shafer
December 12, 2019 - 11:19 am
5th Quarter Pizza a family favorite for decades on the Peninsula is set to close for good in January.
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Lidia Valledor and Liam (Photo credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)
Liam Mayclem
December 10, 2019 - 11:32 am
Cafe Zoetrope, opened in 1999, was created with much thought from Francis Ford Coppola. Many of the items on the menu are his own recipes and the European ambiance is something he cultivated. The Cafe functions as a wine bar and a restaurant in the style of a Roman Trattoria...
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Tom La Torre of Sabella & La Torre was serving crab from Washington state while California's crabbing season has been delayed for weeks in December 2019.
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Holly Quan
December 09, 2019 - 4:20 pm
Tourists in San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf can easily buy souvenirs and steaming clam chowder in bread bowls, but there are not many fresh Dungeness crabs to be found this year along the waterfront this fall. What’s currently for sale on the wharf is still fresh, but it’s shipped in from...
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The historic Soda Rock Winery plans to rebuild after suffering serious damage in the October 2019 Kincade fire in Sonoma County.
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All News KCBS Radio
November 27, 2019 - 4:06 pm
The Soda Rock Winery was damaged by the Kincade fire in Sonoma County, but the officials at the historic winemaker vow to rebuild on the property.
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A scene from the Berkeley Repertory Theatre's production of "The Tale of Despereaux."
Berkeley Repertory Theatre
Melissa Culross
November 27, 2019 - 12:16 pm
There are a lot of things to do in the San Francisco Bay Area over Thanksgiving weekend. Some highlights include the San Francisco Auto Show, a screening of "Ghostbuster" with a live symphony accompaniment and holiday tea at a festive hotel.
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A McDonald's sign is seen above the fast food restaurant on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019 near downtown Los Angeles. McDonald's has agreed to a $26 million settlement of a long-running class-action lawsuit over wages and work conditions at corporate-run locations in California. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
AP News
November 25, 2019 - 3:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — McDonald’s has agreed to a $26 million settlement of a long-running class-action lawsuit over wages and work conditions at corporate-run locations in California, the parties said Monday. The agreement, which estimates the settlement covers about 38,000 individuals, requires the...
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FILE - This Nov. 2, 2009, file photo shows a Thanksgiving turkey in Concord, N.H. Food safety experts say raw turkeys shouldn’t be rinsed, since that can spread harmful bacteria. Cooking should kill any germs. But bacteria can still spread in other ways, so washing and sanitizing hands and surfaces is still important. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe, File)
AP News
November 25, 2019 - 7:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Go ahead and rinse your cranberries, potatoes and green beans. But food experts say don’t — repeat don’t — wash the turkey before popping it in the oven on Thanksgiving Day. They say that could spread the germs lurking on your turkey in the kitchen sink or nearby food. But it’s been...
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AP News
November 22, 2019 - 8:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday told people to avoid romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, California, because of another food poisoning outbreak. The notice comes almost exactly one year after a similar outbreak led to a blanket warning about romaine. Officials urged Americans not to...
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Liam and Executive Chef Mark Dommen (Photo credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)
Liam Mayclem
November 20, 2019 - 1:18 pm
Executive Chef Mark Dommen is a unique talent who has spent more than 20 years in the kitchen.
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Oakland Assembly is a food hall that's expected to open in Jack London Square in 2020
Carrie Hodousek
November 20, 2019 - 1:15 pm
Oakland is getting a massive new food hall in Jack London Square that will feature famous Bay Area chefs and businesses. The two-story market hall will be a culinary destination for Bay Area food lovers. “Oakland Assembly” opens next summer with space for nearly two dozen local chefs. “I think this...
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