Kelly O'Mara is a writer and reporter in the San Francisco Bay Area. She writes about food, health, sports, travel, business and California news. Her work has appeared on KQED, online for Outside Magazine, epsnW, VICE and in Competitor Magazine, among others. Follow Kelly on Twitter @kellydomara.
U.S. Veg Week takes place this Monday through Sunday, with events around the country. Check out cooking workshops and get discounts at participating restaurants. Or, if you're curious, take the seven-day meat-free pledge.
On April 22, the Bay Area -- and the rest of the country and, presumably, the planet -- will celebrate the earth. Fortunately, celebrating Earth Day can be pretty tasty. BAB has gathered local foodcentric events and resources to help you participate in the festivities.
ICANN has released thousands of new domain extension--including .food and .restaurant and even .organic. This could be a windfall for small food businesses, as long as they can figure out how it works.
Whole animal, or whole beast, butchery has become wildly popular in the last five years. But, that doesn't mean it's not without its challenges -- still. Top local butchers talk about how the industry has changed and if this trend is here to stay.
Cheese-tastings and a look inside the Straus family dairy: Vivien Straus, of the Straus Family Creamery, will perform her one-woman autobiographical show in April. Expect cows, jokes, cheese and her playing 15 different characters.
Petaluma's Rancho Feeding Corp. has shut down and is being investigated after having been forced to recall nearly 9 million pounds of meat. The shutdown is affecting a number of local meat producers and consumers. Any tainted beef should be thrown out.