Plus: football meets food at the Times, and kids nonplussed by Jamie Oliver, all in our morning news roundup.
Nancy Silverton expands her grilled cheese day to a whole month and a studio honcho pleas for granola alongside his popcorn.
Plus: USA Today comes to Starbucks, and the benefits of eating alone, all in our morning news roundup.
Plus: Continental charges for food, and no relief from the tomato shortage, all in our morning news roundup.
Plus: tomato crisis carries on, and big trouble for Qdoba, all in our morning news roundup.
Butchering pork is trendy in SoCal and firearms issues are framed through a coffee chain.
A new burger chain is working on its first product and a former club promoter is turning club owner.
Plus: Fresco by Scotto goes national and 'America's Test Kitchen' becomes a video game, all in our morning news roundup.
Plus: an apologetic bakery thief, and tomatoes disappear from restaurants, all in our morning news roundup.
Tim Burton took a cue from a TV toque and a famous club is sued by a more famous club.
Plus: High-end chefs turn to canned seafood, and liquor companies worry about pricing, all in our morning news roundup.
A major investigation is launched into illegal produce practices.
Tomatoes hidden for Palin's safety and a teacher takes an ill-advised field trip.
A Red Gold ad swathes the Willis Tower in tomatoes.
The season's best produce comes eight ways on Masa's tasting menu.
Our expert shares the hits and misses of this year's staff tasting.
• An executive at Monterey's SK Foods tomato processor will plead guilty to price-fixing and racketeering in a bribery scandal. [SF Chronicle] • Fast food chains use some creepy characters to push their food. But where's Paris Hilton on this...
Plus: vegetable gardens for small businesses, and Gourmet turns to TV, all in our morning news roundup.
The 2009 Tomato Contest is being judged today.