Food

Ayesha And Stephen Curry Give Back To Local Restaurants

CALIFORNIA—Golden State Warriors' star point guard Stephen Curry and his wife Ayesha are planning to take their project, Restaurants for the People, which they developed with renowned chef Jose Andrés and his disaster relief organization World Central Kitchen, to new heights for the month of July. This project helps to support local restaurants so that they can effectively serve meals...

Summer Kicks Off Fruit Season

UNITED STATES—I love the summer months, but I also hate the summer months. I hate summer because of the intense heat, but I love summer for the abundance of variety that comes with fruits and vegetables. The summer months kick-off the arrival of many fruits that I have come to adore. I mean peaches, apricots, nectarines, plums, Plutos, cherries,...

Enjoy County Fair Food Via Drive-Thru

SANTA ROSA—Sonoma County Fair will be arranged different in 2020 as the event has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 crisis. Visitors will be able to pick up their county fair food from August 7 through August 9 and from August 14 through August 16 from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm via drive-thru. There will be popular traditional fair food...

Home Cooked Meal Vs. Fast Food

UNITED STATES—There are just those days that you do not feel like slaving in the kitchen. I don’t mean that literally, but I know so many people who will do almost anything to prevent from having to cook. Myself on the other hand, I enjoy cooking in the kitchen; I just hate doing it when I’m super exhausted. I...

Plant-Based Restaurant Coming To Hayes Valley

SAN FRANCISCO—The new restaurant Taste of BAIA, a plant-based Italian-inspired concept will be coming to the San Francisco neighborhood Hayes Valley starting August 1. Diners can expect to see their favorite Italian classics reinvented with plant-based cheeses, fresh pasta preparations, and more. The restaurant will offer lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch, with a full bar. The restaurant anticipated opening its doors back...

Summer Cooking America

UNITED STATES—Summer is upon us and the one thing I hate more than anything is crafting a dish in the kitchen. I’m certain I’m not the only person who thinks that. The kitchen is a hell hole when you tax on the summer heat and the heat generated from the oven or the stove. This is a difficult time...

DoorDash Expands DashMart, Online Convenience Store

SAN FRANCISCO—On August 5, DoorDash, a food delivery technology company, introduced its expanding project, DashMart, a new type of convenience store on their blog site. “For our customers, we’ve accelerated our efforts to bring household essentials to their doors. In April, we launched the Convenience category on DoorDash, powered by partnerships with 7-Eleven, Walgreens, CVS, Wawa, and more. Now our...

Curbing That Craving

UNITED STATES—I know I’m not the only one who is guilty of this. You know how you have those situations where you’re not really hungry, but for some reason you cannot resist that temptation to snack. It is almost like having a moment of boredom can cause one to snack when in reality, they don’t even want to snack...

Lithuanian Restaurant Closing, Owner Running For Parliament Instead

SAN FRANCISCO—Mama Papa Lithuania Restaurant and Tea House, located on Park Street in Alameda, will close on July 31, 2020 because the owner is running for a parliament seat in his native Lithuania. Widely known as just “Mama Papa Lithuania,” the business has operated for nearly 7 years, and is the only Lithuanian restaurant in the Bay Area. As per...

Less Cooking For Summer

UNITED STATES—We talked a few months ago about summer cooking and how you can utilize the outdoors and the grill to get out of that hot and steamy kitchen. Well, after having a conversation with a few family members and friends, you’re not expected to cook a meal every day during the week. Whew, what a relief because I...
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