The Chronicle Over Coffee

Okay, back on schedule, here’s your morning-coffee look at the Chronicle’s food section. Don’t forget to check back here during your afternoon cuppa for a glance at the weeklies’ food coverage.

• The Chron’s all up in your cupboard with a look at what staples you ought to have on hand and why. [Kitchen Essentials]

• Judges sought for a Turkey Training Camp competition between some local heavy-hitting chefs. Apply within. [So you think you’re a food critic?]

• Taster’s Choice checks out frozen macaroni and cheese, and is way impressed with Beecher’s. [Taster’s Choice]

• Bi-Rite Grocery plants some tentative roots in a Sonoma County farm. [Food Conscious: S.F. grocery branches out into farming]

• Finally, a new chef at Cafe Majestic, a new menu at CAV Wine Bar, and plumbing problems at Cortez. [Inside Scoop]

The Chronicle Over Coffee