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    10 best new Bay Area restaurants

    01/27/2015 07:15 PM EST
    Looking for a terrific place to take your sweetheart? These 10 Bay Area restaurants opened within the last year -- and they delight on every front, from the Spanish dazzle of Jen Biesty's Shakewell to the savoir faire of Guillaume Bienaime's Zola and the Japanese inspiration at Michael Mina's Pabu. 
    Snowy winter fare from the Ahwahnee and Erna's
    01/23/2015 04:07 PM EST - What do the chefs at Yosemite's Ahwahnee and Oakhurst's Erna's Elderberry House serve when winter brings those frosty nights? Hearty soups and sumptuous fare. 

    Winter Fancy Food Show: Top 10 trends
    01/28/2015 02:32 PM EST - Winter Fancy Food Show trends that will show up on your plate in 2015 

    Ramen revolution comes to the Bay Area
    01/13/2015 02:17 PM EST - Chefs in Oakland and San Francisco are taking inspiration from traditional ramen shops, elevating the ethereal bowl of broth and noodles into a farm-to-table experience. 

    Cauliflower is the new kale
    01/06/2015 12:41 PM EST - Kale and Brussels sprouts may once have ruled supreme, but cauliflower has begun showing up in gourmet glory, the darling of restaurant menus across the Bay Area, whether it's spiked with vadouvan at Berkeley's Gather, garlicky and caper-strewn at San Francisco's Delfina or drizzled with a Humboldt Fog fondue at Los Gatos' Lexington House. 

    Rethinking the lunch box -- for you, not your kids
    01/05/2015 07:32 AM EST - If your New Year's resolutions include things like losing weight, saving money or getting healthier, a DIY lunch may be just the ticket to accomplish all three.  

    New Year's Party: 6 dazzling noshes and cocktails
    12/29/2014 03:40 PM EST - Host a sparkling New Year's Eve party with this easy party plan that includes tips from The Kitchn's Sara Kate Gillingham. 

    DIY holiday gifts from the kitchen
    11/24/2014 04:34 PM EST - There's a perfect DIY gift for every food lover -- from an amped-up fruitcake to spicy sriracha, pâte de fruits and a decidedly untraditional Linzer torte. 

    Feast of Seven Fishes goes all Dungeness
    12/18/2014 08:28 PM EST - The beloved Southern Italian tradition of a seafood-centric feast gets an update from Bay Area chefs. 

    Latke love
    12/09/2014 08:15 PM EST - Everyone loves potato pancakes and this is the season of latkes. So we're getting tips from the pros, two champion latke makers. 

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    Japan self-censors images, words linked to hostage crisis

    TOKYO (AP) — Images or mentions of knives, ransom or blood — or anything else that can be seen alluding to the hostage crisis involving two Japanese in Syria — have been omitted. Full Story
    Eddie Murphy returning to 'Saturday Night Live'

    The actor and comedian will appear on “SNL’s” 40th anniversary episode, marking his first time on the show in 31 years.