• Today's newspaper: July 4, 2014 - 07/04/2015 01:29 AM EDT
    (Dan Rosenstrauch/Bay Area News Group)
    Five delicious noshes for that picnic basket

    07/03/2015 10:57 AM EDT
    Ready to dine al fresco? Picnic cocktails, addictive fried chicken and tasty salads add up to a quintet of delicious treats for your outdoor feast. 
    Star-spangled desserts for the Fourth of July
    06/26/2015 10:12 AM EDT - From patriotic paletas to a berry-strewn trifle, this quartet of Fourth of July desserts is all you need to make your celebration dazzle. 

    Six Bay Area movie houses where the food's as good as the flick -- or better
    06/18/2015 01:36 PM EDT - Popcorn? Pfft. We prefer our rock-em-sock-em blockbusters -- or art house flicks -- with a side of fried chicken sliders, beef sate and sauvignon blanc. Here are six Bay Area movie houses where you can enjoy all of that. 

    Walk and nosh: 3 tasty tours around the Bay
    06/12/2015 03:11 PM EDT - From Rockridge to Santa Cruz, walking food tours serve up delicious local eats with a side of history and culture. 

    Santa Barbara: Five divine spots to dine (or lunch)
    06/05/2015 03:26 PM EDT - Wine country picnic fare is served up at Los Alamos' Bell Street Farms. A local menu puts history on the plate at Mattei's Tavern in Los Olivos. And downtown Santa Barbara serves it up fabulously at The Lark and the Lucky Penny. 

    Five best cookbooks for spring
    05/29/2015 12:41 PM EDT - From April Bloomfield's 'A Girl and Her Greens' to Hugh Acheson's 'The Broad Fork,' this spring's cookbook bounty is all kinds of produce-centric delicious.  

    The Portland Picnic Society spills the picnicking how-tos
    05/22/2015 10:54 AM EDT - A society devoted to the art of the picnic? Now the founders of Portland’s picnic club are spilling the details on basket contents, dishy recipes and how you too can picnic every weekend. 

    Getting saucy about barbecue fare
    05/15/2015 09:42 AM EDT - We Californians know how to light a grill, stoke the flame and flip a steak. But it's the rubs, sauces and glazes that elevate barbecue fare from mmm to MMMM.  

    Cookbook club? Here's what happens when a book club cooks
    05/08/2015 09:55 AM EDT - Bay Area home cooks create cookbook clubs that are about more than the recipe 

    The ultimate Cinco de Mayo party menu
    04/29/2015 04:01 PM EDT - From killer margaritas and spicy tacos to Frida Kahlo eyebrows, here's how to throw the ultimate Cinco de Mayo party, with a little help from chefs Joanne Weir, of Sausalito's Copita, and Deborah Schneider, from San Diego's SOL Cocina. 

    140 pairs of underwear stolen from store hit by 4 bra heists

    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — First they took the bras. Now they've come back for the panties. Police say 140 pairs of underwear have been stolen from a northeast Pennsylvania store that's been struck by four bra heists since February. Full Story
    (Michael Dwyer/AP)
    America welcomes July 4 with hot dogs, cool music, cold beer

    As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country: ——— IN AMERICA'S BIRTHPLACE: CONCERTS, A PARADE AND BEER Philadelphia started its Fourth of July celebration a little early. Full Story
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    Did Tiger Woods cheat with Amanda Dufner?

    Lindsey Vonn reportedly caught golfer with his competitor’s ex-wife, which is likely why they aren’t dating anymore.