Food & Dining

A.G. Ferrari to close all Bay Area stores

Founded in 1919 by Annibale Giovanni Ferrari as an Italian store called Parisian Delicatessen, the company in more recent decades had as many as 13 retail stores in the Bay Area named in honor of its namesake. The company will remain open solely as an import business of Italian pasta, sauces, oil, vinegar, wine, coffee…

Salmon season to be cut short in fisheries along California coast

Because of historically low numbers of adult chinook salmon in the ocean — a lingering effect of the drought — West Coast fishery managers decided to severely restrict the upcoming California commercial salmon season. Commercial fishers have been expecting the announcement of a limited season for months because of predictions of low salmon population numbers…