Kiko’s Food News: 2.10.12

When a foodie and a non-foodie fall in love, cooking and eating aren’t always a shared experience; as we await next week’s annual celebration of couple-dom, this article  seems apropos: (full story) The “mindful eating” movement is growing,...

Cellar It!

Now is the perfect time to start building your wine collection for 2012. We know it’s hard to put wine away, but we must tell you it’s totally worth it. We have many age-worthy wines here at Bi-Rite that won’t break the bank and will knock your socks...

Gifting Your Way Into Their Heart

We’re traditionalists when it comes to a lot of things–we think bread, cheese, wine, meat and pretty much everything else tastes best when it’s done how they did it centuries ago! Valentine’s Day seems to be no exception, as our buyers have...

Register Recipe: The Last Word

I’m excited to introduce some new bottles of liquor gracing the shelves behind the register. Let me share them with you here, while we’re not standing at the cash registers with people milling about: Gran Classico – $36.99/750mL – Although a Swedish product,...

Kiko’s Food News: 2.3.12

Low cattle supplies in 2012 (the herd is the smallest its been in 60 years) are expected to drive up beef prices for the second year in a row: (full story) Tackling challenges of access to fresh and healthy food for all, a brother-sister duo have opened a new kind of...

Playing our Part in Promoting the Right Kind of Packaged Food

When I think about small-scale, responsible food production these days, I picture a river flowing with greater and greater momentum by the day. More and more people are talking about artisanal, traditional food ways, food made by hand, meat raised outside of the...