Walnut Creek's Prima Ristorante and Oakland's Oliveto are both showcasing this season's white truffle harvests with special dinners this month.
Bob Rawson and Fred Dick take a serious, hands-on approach to the technical aspects of making food-friendly, reasonably priced wine.
Harvest season is relaxed and fun in Livermore Valley — here are five reasons to visit this hidden gem of Bay Area wine country.
When she was just 3-years' old, Shauna Rosenblum could read a refractometer to measure the sugar levels in wine. Now she's running the show at a unique East Bay winery.
“We are the offensive linemen of the food world and not the celebrity chefs,” says Semifreddi's co-founder as the East Bay bakery marks its 30th anniversary.
The former lauded Chez Panisse and Oliveto chef takes a hands-on, serious approach to all the food that bears the Fra' Mani stamp.
Rosetta Costantino journeyed through Italy sampling desserts, questioning bakers at pasticerria, and befriending home cooks to create her new book.