A fruit fly quarantine now in effect will affect a lot of backyard fruit growers in the Santa Clara Valley. Len Ramirez reports. (10-8-21)
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Fruit Fly Infestation Puts Much of San Jose Under QuarantineA fruit fly quarantine now in effect will affect a lot of backyard fruit growers in the Santa Clara Valley. Len Ramirez reports. (10-8-21)
Warriors Fans Can Enjoy New Food & Drink Items On Menu At Chase CenterFans will see dozens of new gourmet items on the menu at Chase Center at the Warriors preseason opener. Betty Yu got a preview of the new food and drink options debuting Wednesday night..
Caldor Fire Impacts This Year’s Grape HarvestThe Caldor Fire caused some major problems for this year’s grape harvest that could trickle down to wine lovers. Rachel Wulff reports. (9-30-21)
Grilling Tips From Chef Darryl Bell, Owner Of Stateline Road 816 BBQ SauceChef de Cuisine Darryl Bell of Press Restaurant in Napa shares grilling tips and the story behind his Stateline Road 816 BBQ Sauce at a backyard cookout with BAF producer Jan Mabry.
Go Wine Tasting At JMoss Winery & Tasting Room In NapaNapa vintner James Moss shares the story behind his family's award-winning wines and gives BR's Jan Mabry a tour of the winery and tasting room. For information and reservations go to jmosswines.com.
South Bay Food Pantries Hit by Shortages, High PricesSupply chain problems during the pandemic have caused soaring prices. That plus the growing demand for food is taking a toll at local food pantries. Len Ramirez reports. (9-6-21)
Wine Country Grower Forced To Make Tough Choice When Vineyard Runs DryAs the drought deepens, industries that rely on water a facing a desperate situation. In the Napa and Sonoma Valleys, John Ramos reports one producer has literally run dry.
Chef Joseph Paire Puts Comfort Food And Cannabis On The Menu At The Limewood Restaurant At The ClaremontChef Joseph Leroy Paire III tells BR's Jan Mabry how he is putting his own brand of Southern comfort food and cannabis pairings on the menu at the Limewood Restaurant inside the Claremont Hotel. For more info visit limewoodrestaurant.com.
Gilroy Garlic Festival Returns to Enthusiastic CrowdsPeople came from across the state and nation to Gilroy for the return of the famous and much-loved garlic festival. Da Lin reports. (7-23-21)
Food Halls Catch On With Bay Area Diners, Restaurant OwnersAfter being hard-hit by the pandemic, a growing trend in the Bay Area dining scene is the popularity of food halls, which offer multiple food options for customers at lower costs for restaurant owners. Len Ramirez reports. (7/19/21)
SF Supes Vote To Make Parklets PermanentThose parklets pandemic-era parklets that popped up all over San Francisco are apparently here to stay. Betty Yu has some reactions to the change in the cityscape.
SF Supes Vote To Make Parklets Permanent For Outdoor Dining, DrinkingThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted to make outdoor parklets at restaurants and bars permanent. Kenny Choi reports not everyone is happy about the change in the cityscape.
Bay Area Wineries Hit By Wildfires Getting Hammered By Skyrocketing Insurance PricesSome Bay Area wineries hit hard by recent fires, and now getting hit with another problem. Allen Martin they are forced to pay for more expensive insurance coverage, or have no coverage at all.
Wine Country Toasts Early Exit From COVID RestrictionsJust about everyone in Napa Valley that reporter Wilson Walker spoke to Friday used the same word to describe the state of business, tourism and the general vibe: normal. (6-11-21)
Raw Video: Newsom Announces Regulatory Relief For Bars, Restaurants Amid Full ReopeningAt an appearance in San Francisco, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the state would continue allowing outdoor dining expansions and parklets past the June 15 date of the state's reopening as part of a plan to boost restaurant business. (6/3/21)
Napa Valley Grape Growers Say Dry Year Survivable But Fear Prolonged DroughtMost farmers are worried about their crops as they head into the second straight dry year. Vineyard owners say they may be the lucky ones -- at least so far. Andrea Nakano reports. (5-7-21)
COVID: Bay Area Restaurants Facing Worker Shortages As They Prepare For Indoor DinersBay Area restaurants are finally reopening indoor dining and seeing more customers. But as Betty Yu reports, there is an industrywide staffing shortage.
Bay Area Boba Tea Shops Prepare For Possible ShortageBoba tea lovers in the Bay Area could soon have their bubble burst if a nationwide boba shortage affects their favorite Taiwanese drink cafe. Maria Medina reports. (4/14/21)
San Francisco Restaurant Getting Hit By Non-Paying Patrons Who 'Dine and Dash'A restaurant in San Francisco is dealing with yet another blow on top of the pandemic. Betty Yu reports they've been hit by non-paying 'dine and dashers' both in person and virtually.
COVID: Bay Area Travelers Booking Sonoma Destinations Seeking Getaways Close To HomeAs the pandemic winds down and the Bay Area gets vaccinated, Sonoma County destinations are getting booked into the summer months by cautious travelers seeking getaways close to home. Wilson Walker reports.
East Bay School District Partners With Conscious Kitchen to Provide Organic Meals to KidsThe West Contra Costa Unified School District is working better together with non-profit Conscious Kitchen in a first-of-its-kind program that could be a model for the state and nation. Sharon Chin reports. (3-6-21)
South Bay Chefs Feed Furloughed WorkersThese have been tough days for the food service business but one chef in San Jose has been operating a unique kitchen to help struggling restaurants and their laid-off workers. John Ramos reports. (1-30-21)
COVID: SF Restaurants Getting Ready For Outdoor Dining But Rain Is On The MenuRestaurants in San Francisco are getting ready to reopen and serve food now that outdoor dining is allowed. Don Ford shows us how they are coping with rain in the forecast.
Bay Area Restaurants Honoring Kamala Harris On Eve Of InaugurationSome Bay Area restaurants are honoring Vice-President Elect Kamala Harris on the eve of the Inauguration. Betty Yu reports on the tributes to the Oakland native.