| Apr 12, 2012
| 4:10 PM
Rubio's Fresh Mexican Grill is a lot of things: a $4-a-taco chain that wants to explore premium ingredients. A San Diego-born business eyeing the international market. A onetime maker of a cheeseburger-taco that’s now all about sustainable seafood...
| Jan 19, 2013
Here's an interesting white wine from Puglia, the region that forms the "heel" of Italy's "boot." Made from an ancient grape variety called Verdeca with a small percentage of Fiano Minutolo (don't you just love these Italian grape names?), it has a...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 11:57 AM
This post has been corrected. See note below.
There's a good chance that the white tuna sashimi served up at your favorite Manhattan sushi joint isn't white tuna at all.
Instead, 94% of the fish labeled as white tuna in New York turned out to be...
| Dec 1, 2012
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Jessica Koslow makes jams, marmalades, chutneys and fruit...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Restaurants, seafood bars and even other shellfish providers are bemoaning the imminent demise of Drakes Bay Oyster Co., a Northern California business said to be responsible for nearly 40% of the state’s oyster production.
| Aug 26, 2012
THE BEST WAY TO FLORENCE, ORE.
From LAX, connecting service (change of plane) to Eugene, Ore., the closest airport of any size to Florence, is offered on United and Alaska. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $358.
WHERE TO STAY
Edwin K Bed &...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 5:05 AM
If the prospect of coastal cities sinking into the sea 100 years from now does not motivate Americans to do something dramatic to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, there is something happening at this very moment that should be setting off sirens. Rising...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 11:19 AM
It’s not just fish populations shrinking, according to a new study. Fish themselves will be much smaller within a few decades.
Global warming linked to greenhouse-gas emissions will cause the body weight of more than 600 types of marine fish to...
| Oct 6, 2012
This is a beauty of a Chardonnay from Santa Maria Valley, elegant and minerally, with some sass to it and a bright acidity that sends you back to the glass for another sip. It's brilliant as an apéritif but ready to escort grilled swordfish, steamed...
| May 6, 2012
Birds twitter and sunshine twinkles through groves of bamboo and banyan trees adorned with cascades of orchids. With every step, my Vibram boot soles crush hibiscus blossoms littering a pathway, while butterflies flutter around a group of elderly folks...
| May 2, 2012
| 3:46 PM