San Francisco Pastry Shop Gets Prestigious 'Outstanding Baker' AwardB. Patisserie just won the coveted James Beard Foundation Award in Chicago, for Outstanding Baker in the country. As Mary Lee tells us, it's like the Oscars of the food world.
106-Year-Old San Jose Chocolate Shop Closes Its DoorsA popular San Jose chocolate shop is closing its doors. Devin Fehely went to Schurra's and found customers lining up for one last morsel.
Delicious Samples From This Year's Annual Hall Cabernet CookoffThe Hall Cabernet Cookoff is getting underway in Napa soon, and company VP Emily Harris and executive chef at One Market, Mark Dommen stop by BAF to share samples and tell BAF host Michelle Griego all about it.
Dr. Dina Rose, Author Of 'It's Not About The Broccoli'Dr. Dina Rose, author of 'It's Not About the Broccoli, Three Healthy Habits to Teach Your Kids for a Lifetime of Healthy Eating,' talks to BAF's Michelle Griego about helping picky eaters become food explorers.
Dazzle Your Guests This Holiday With 'Set The Occasion'Holidays we often celebrate around the table should be a feast for the eyes, too. Thena Holmen, owner of 'Set The Occasion' shows Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego a few of her many beautiful table settings.
Chocolatiers From The San Francisco Chocolate Salon Share Their FavsChocolatiers Jennifer Day from Rainy Day Chocolate and Michael Benner, of Michael's Chocolates share samples from the San Francisco Chocolate Salon.
Liza Gershman, Author of 'Cuban Flavor, Exploring The Island's Unique Places, People & Cuisine'Food, lifestyle and travel photographer Liza Gershman talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about her new book, 'Cuban Flavor, Exploring The Island's Unique Places, People & Cuisine.'
Oakland Grocery Store Will Grow, Sell Produce In Area Starved For Fresh FoodPeople living in West Oakland were fed up with the lack of fresh food in their neighborhood, so they decided to grow their own grocery store. Da Lin tells us how.
Health Officials Warn Against Eating Romaine Lettuce from Southwest U.S.Federal health officials Friday warned consumers to not eat romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region because a growing E. coli outbreak. Maria Medina reports. (4-20-18)
China Tariffs Threaten California Wine IndustryIn response to Pres. Trump’s new tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminum, China is now threatening to increase tariffs on certain U.S. imports, including a 15 percent tax on wine. Melissa Caen reports. (3-29-18)
Coffee Needs Cancer Warnings In California, Judge RulesA judge ruled that California law requires coffee companies to carry an ominous cancer warning label because of a chemical produced in the roasting process. Kiet Do reports. (3/29/18)
Bay Area Baker Chosen To Make Royal Wedding CakePrince Harry and Meghan Markle have chosen pastry chef Claire Ptak, an organic baker from Marin County, to bake their wedding cake. John Ramos reports. (3/20/18)
Royal Wedding Baker Hails From Marin CountyKensington Palace announced Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have decided their royal wedding cake will be made by pastry chef Claire Ptak from Marin County.
New Device Tests Food for PeanutsAn estimated 3 million Americans have a peanut allergy. KPIX 5's Mary Lee learned of a new device, designed in the Bay Area, that takes the guesswork out of food-selection. (3-8-18)
Moet Chandon Champagne Specialist Cameron GeorgeMoet Chandon Champagne specialist Cameron George shows us how to open, pour and enjoy a glass of bubbly, just in time for Valentine's Day.
Beer Facts From Brewmaster Scott Ungermann From Anchor Brewing CompanyBrewmaster Scott Ungermann from Anchor Brewing Company tells host Michelle Griego all about beer.
Mi Pueblo Markets Merge With Cardenas And Run By NY Investment Firm15 Bay Area Mi Pueblo markets were bought and renamed Cardenas. Len Ramirez reports. (2/17/18)
UK Research Links Compound in Asparagus to CancerResearch out of the United Kingdom has found a possible link between an amino acid called aparagine and cancer in mice. That report was greeted with a heaping helping of skepticism by the executive director of the San Joaquin Farm Bureau. (2-10-18)
Hops for Hipsters: 'Pliny the Younger' Pale Ale Goes on Sale for 2 Weeks in Santa RosaThe line of beer devotees stretched around the block in Santa Rosa as fans waited hours for this year's limited release of Pliny the Younger from the Russian River Brewing Company. Allen Martin reports. (2-2-18)
Facebook Post Shows Uncovered Meat Carried Into San Jose Store in Shopping Carts99 Ranch market in San Jose and Costco apologized Friday evening after a woman posted photos to social media showing raw, unpackaged meat being moved from Costco to 99 Ranch in shopping carts. (1-26-18)
'Reducetarians' Carve Meat from Their Diet, Slice by SliceKPIX 5's Andria Borba learned about a new food movement that meat-loving, would-be vegans say is easy to swallow. (1-13-18)
Gilroy Garlic Farm Denies Allegations in Netflix DocumentaryThe food documentary series from Netflix called “Rotten” accuses the nation’s largest garlic producer — Gilroy’s Christopher Ranch — of being involved in a price fixing scheme. Len Ramirez reports. (1-11-18)
Officers Fear Spike in DUI Deaths from Recreational PotThe death of a CHP officer, struck by a suspected drunk and stoned driver on Christmas, calls attention to concerns of law enforcement that recreational marijuana will only add to the highway death toll. Melissa Caen reports. (12-25-17)
At Issue: Food for Bay Area FamiliesPhil Matier talks with Paul Ash, executive director of the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. (12-24-17)