- May 2
California's drought may drive up the price of rice and affect the state's export of the grain.
- April 22
No need bid adieu to that Big Mac. The U.S. Department of Labor is temporarily exempting fast food restaurants on Navy and Marine Corps installations from new minimum wage rules that led to the closure of McDonald's restaurants on several bases.
- April 13
Students at two high schools in San Marcos are helping fight hunger in North County one bowl at a time. They're making ceramic bowls and then selling them at fundraisers to benefit the local food bank.
- Feb. 27
Gluten-free foods have been claiming more and more space on grocery store shelves lately. But the commercial take on gluten doesn't always square with science.
- Feb. 18
Nestle said Tuesday that it is recalling an unspecified number of "Philly Steak" and its "Croissant Crust Philly Steak and Cheese" Hot Pockets in certain sizes. No illnesses have been reported.
- Feb. 3
- Midday Edition
Discussions of diet have some people arguing that our modern use of grains, including bread and cake, is unhealthy. The premise of the "paleo diet" says we're best off going back to the kind of diet that preceded the agricultural revolution of early human civilization.
The largest supermarket in the community of City Heights is shutting its doors next month. The loss of Albertsons might increase the neighborhood's reputation as a "food desert."
Losing weight, toning up and getting healthy frequently top New Year's resolution lists. A recent study seems to give us some extra reasons to shed pounds a 2014 goal.
- Jan. 2
Dubbed Gingerbottabad, Military Times calls it "the most infamous, and delicious, terrorist compound of the holiday season."
- Dec. 17
- Midday Edition
You may want to dust off your grill for the holidays because in San Diego, grilling season is year-round.
The farm-to-table movement might be facing more of an uphill battle in San Diego since the recent closure of a couple farm-to-table restaurants.
While in San Diego for a book signing, chef Alice Waters discusses the "slow" food movement.
It's become an annual tradition at KPBS Midday and Evening editions: turkey talk! This Thanksgiving Eve, we're taking your questions on how to prepare a dinner that will make them coming back for more. Call in at 1-888-895-5727 at 12:15 p.m.
- Nov. 7
Veterans Day is Monday, a day when our country honors those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Many family-friendly restaurants are offering free or discounted meals to veterans and service members on Nov. 11. Home Post has the lowdown...