Joan Gallagher’s company Nourish You made hot lunches for students at three Berkeley schools, but since the pandemic, she’s found a new calling feeding low-income, senior and homeless communities.
A therapist, photographer and hairstylist have innovated to continue their practice in quarantine.
The Kensington neighborhood market is doing double its normal business. Along with its regular customers, some of whom have been shopping here for 30 years, the store is attracting many new shoppers.
Monster Pho owner Tee Tran views the crisis as an opportunity to repay the community and country where he found a home.
Ohlone natives have been practicing some of the measures we’re using to prevent COVID-19 for many generations.
With revenue down by 75%, some are trying new methods, others are just hanging on for better days.
Some hospitals are using fabric masks over N95 masks as they can be removed and sanitized. Other agencies want them for their work with the elderly or the homeless.
The beloved neighborhood French bakery and deli on Solano Avenue has reopened after it abruptly closed last summer.
Owners Koichi and Kazue Endo have run the business for 37 years; they plan to retire in December, passing on the business to a new owner.
This former Haight Ashbury Free Clinic CEO started Oakland’s Enat Winery in 1999, inspired by his mother-in-law’s homemade tej.
This café, which opened its doors today in North Berkeley, specializes in cheese breads, sandwiches, açaí bowls and other Brazilian fare.
Noriko and Takumi Taniguchi tell Nosh why they will be hanging up their aprons and closing their longtime Berkeley restaurant.
Emin Tekin, owner of Berkeley’s new restaurant, Kobani, is proud to call his cuisine Kurdish. When you hear his story, you’ll know why.
The journey to Vanessa’s Bistro was a long one, but Vanessa Dang and daughter Vi Nguyen have created a winning neighborhood restaurant.
With her restaurant, shop and blended spice sourcing initiative, Café Colucci owner Fetlework Tefferi is burning the flame for Ethiopian cuisine.
The Ayyad family, owners of the much-loved Zaki Kabob House, are looking to the community in the hope they can hang on to their Albany building.