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  1. Mediavore
    Behold the Turducken of Cheese Balls; Dungeness Crab Will Finally Hit Your Plate
  2. Closings
    Cala Foods to Close December 3; Trader Joe’s to Replace It Next YearUnless the community goes crazy for some reason, Trader Joe’s should be opening there in 2012.
  3. Deals
    Mollie Stone’s Giving $30 Off of Thanksgiving PurchasesGet your turkey practically for free if you spend $150 or more.
  4. Temporary Closings
    Collision on Nob Hill Sends Car Smashing Into MarketThey’ll probably be closed for a few months now.
  5. Truckin’
    Watch Out! Here Comes Avedano’s Meat WagonThe mobile meat market rolls out Monday in Hayes Valley.
  6. Mergers and Acquisitions
    A.G. Ferrari and Andronico’s Both Saved From Bankruptcy By Same InvestorRenovo Capital to the rescue!
  7. Food Politics
    California’s ‘Food Deserts’ Get Help From the StatePoor neighborhoods need plums too.
  8. Groceries
    Bi-Rite Is Making Bank On All That Fancy Cheese, Wine, and Organic ProduceThe store made $13.8 million last year, compared to $1 million in 1998.
  9. Lists
    How to Fill Your Kitchen Fast With Fresh Produce, Local MeatSFoodie puts together a comprehensive list of local CSAs for fruit, veggies, meat, seafood, etc.
  10. Locavores
    Vallejo Couple Goes Grocery-Free For a Year, Likes ItRachel Hoff and Tom Ferguson have eaten only what they could grow (and, for a few months, what they could get at farmers’ markets) for the last year.
  11. Groceries
    Bi-Rite Market Hires a BouncerAlso, they had a one-in-one-out policy at the height of Labor Day madness.
  12. Neighborhood Watch
    Mollie Stone’s to Start Doing Wine Tastings; Mission Bowling Club StillAlso, early word on Local Cafe in Oakland.
  13. Openings
    Now Open in North Beach: Little Vine
  14. Groceries
    San Francisco May Be Reaching Its Farmers’ Market Saturation Point
  15. Groceries
    Fresh & Easy Slated for August in Bayview, Brown Sugar Kitchen to FollowThe British grocery chain is bringing the Bayview its first supermarket.
  16. Groceries
    Trader Joe’s Claims Cala Foods Spot on Nob HillThe kitschy, mid-century grocery store will get renovated starting in January.
  17. Openings
    Opening Tomorrow: Fresh & Easy in the RichmondSFoodies heads to the Pacifica location for a sneak peek.
  18. Marketing Gimmicks
    Is This the End of Jumbo Junk Food?Food manufacturers aren’t raising prices; they’re sneakily reducing product sizes.
  19. Groceries
    Trader Joe’s Definitely NOT Coming to Castro; Mollie Stone’s OpensThey’re finally giving up on Noe and Market, the former Tower Records.
  20. Groceries
    Fresh & Easy Opening Three, Possibly Four Stores in San FranciscoThe British grocer with the focus on prepared meals is opening about a dozen stores around the Bay in the next few months.
  21. Groceries
    Trader Joe’s Is Not Giving Up on the CastroThe Market & Noe center is back in play, and Trader’s is making an end run to the Planning Commission in April.
  22. Funnies
    Tips For Shopping at Costco While High“What you wanna do here is find the biggest TV, change the channel to the Food Network, and just relax for three to four hours; whatever feels right.”
  23. Groceries
    Upper Haight Whole Foods to Open Next Week, Complete With Street FoodThe big day is February 16.
  24. Mediavore
    Cinnaminson’s Acme Is Another Casualty of the Grocery War; As ProtestsPlus: Believe it or not, Rachel Zoe does eat; and rising food costs in India force citizens to cut discretionary spending, all in our morning news roundup.
  25. Mediavore
    Flyers Fans Can Now Drink Beer Nine Times Faster; With Groceries Amazon Takes aPlus: Road salt has a harmful impact on fish and aquatic life when it enters waterways, and food inflation is a huge item on the agenda at the World Economic Forum, all in our morning news roundup.
  26. Groceries
    Second Delano’s Maybe Getting Snapped Up, This Time by Fresh & EasyThe Mission Delano’s at 23rd and South Van Ness might just become a new Fresh & Easy.
  27. Groceries
    Mollie Stone’s to Take the Castro Delano’s SpotThis will be the upscale grocer’s third S.F. location.
  28. Video Feed
    Food Co-Ops Are Big, But Where Are They Besides Brooklyn?CNN dutifully covers the trend, but never makes it out of this one borough of New York.
  29. Supermarket Sweep
    Ralph’s Accused of Ripping Us OffA local grocery giant is charged with false and misleading pricing.
  30. Mediavore
    Carl’s Jr. Sells Beer Downtown; Carl Karcher Enterprises Sold to Boston FirmCarl’s Jr. has the jump on Burger King’s beer bash, and its parent company is purchased by Thomas H. Lee partners.
  31. Mediavore
    The Lottery-Winnings Subway Franchise; More Cries of Restaurant Industry RacismPlus: more farmer’s markets come to Chicago this summer, and a British pub owner is jailed for flouting the smoking ban, all in our morning news roundup.
  32. Loco for Locavores
    Napa Valley Grille’s Got Farm Fresh Groceries, Whole Foods BewareChef Joseph Gilliard fires a shot in the local food movement’s revolution.
  33. Farm to Table
    Basis Foods Stocks Your Office Fridge the CSA WayA delivery program that’s something like a cross between CSA and FreshDirect.
  34. Openings
    General Greene Opens In-House GroceryBuy housemade pickles, Nora Mills grits, and Benton’s ham.
  35. Foodienomics
    L.A.’s Groceries Priciest in the LandBut organic food is much cheaper. Take that, New York and Chicago!
  36. Mediavore
    Julie and Julia Premieres; Coke’s Carbonated MilkJulie and Julia shown to L.A. and Coke’s in the milk biz
  37. Mediavore
    Coolio’s Cookbook; Does Starbucks Waste Water?Also in the morning headlines: buying groceries wholesale, and how cookbooks will save publishing.