more about: Local food

Farmers’ market find: sprouted beans and lentils

  What is it? A mix of sprouted organic chickpeas, mung beans, adzuki beans, and lentils from Cozzolino Farm, at the farmers’ market in Menlo Park, CA.  

Cheese, Glorious (Oregon) Cheese

You know that your day’s going well if—on a visit to one of your favorite cheese makers—you happen to stumble upon the final stages of a grilled-cheese contest.

Where to Go This Weekend: Placerville, CA

The gold may be long gone, but an up-and-coming food and wine scene makes this Sierra Foothills town worth mining.

Where To Go This Weekend: The East Bay, CA

At this point, San Francisco’s East Bay is on most every traveler’s radar—but Oakland tends to dominate the spotlight. This month, we turned our attention instead to Fremont, a little-known enclave 35 miles southeast of San Francisco, full of antique stores, a silver-screen legacy, and the most kid-friendly rail ride in the Bay. Writer Kristina Malsberger filled us in on the small-town pleasures of the community’s Niles District, […]