The group behind a farm on top an Oakland Whole Foods aims to decolonize the land, pay farmers and provide nutritious food for people who have been marginalized.
Iconic Indigenous restaurant Cafe Ohlone hopes to provide a bridge between UC Berkeley’s troubling past and a better future.
Vital Vittles will close this month, after decades of baking whole-grain breads for legions of passionate fans.
Tee Tran’s popular restaurant has a fresh new space that speaks to kids of all ages.
Jiamin and Alicia Wong are changing people’s assumptions of what a fortune cookie looks and tastes like.
The Los Moles spinoff is gluten-free, meatless on Mondays and ruled by the number five.
Indigenous East Bay residents share how they acknowledge and commemorate Thanksgiving.
Crystal Wahpepah says her restaurant is a place to eat, learn and heal.
One of Alameda County’s first MEHKOs seeks to deliver healthful soups to those who need nutritional support.
The married owners came out of retirement to open a restaurant a year before the pandemic hit. They’ve thrived thanks to devoted family members.
Owner Sima Dehestani added Persian dishes to the menu and a small Middle Eastern food store at the Albany restaurant.
La Crepe a Moi owners opened their dream brick and mortar in Berkeley’s Northside neighborhood in May 2020 and are determined to hold on until Cal students return.
For decades, the jewelers — whose founder helped start the Solano Stroll — has been an intimate part of many Berkeley residents’ lives.
When the pandemic closed offices and breweries, Kolobok started serving its “Russian soul food” to apartment complexes and offering delivered holiday meals.
Peter Kemel has used every penny of his retirement money to keep Model Shoe Renew afloat during the pandemic. His loyal customers are grateful.
Revenue is down at 1951 Coffee by 90%, but the nonprofit is hopeful it can survive the pandemic and continue helping refugees through its barista training program along the way.