Opened in 1933 as a general store specializing in freshly milled grains, The Food Mill gradually transitioned to health foods, but has always retained its homey, family feel.
Cake4Kids makes birthday cake wishes come true for disadvantaged youth
With the help of volunteer bakers, the nonprofit makes custom cakes for kids in foster care, in homeless shelters, and other at-risk youth, some of whom have never had a birthday cake in their lives.
The East Bay’s best croissants, ranked
Using rigorous criteria based on appearance, texture and flavor, we evaluated the top 8 croissants from local bakeries.
A guide to winter squash — how to use it and where to eat it in the East Bay
Learn how to identify and cook seven lesser-known winter squashes. Plus, a list of East Bay restaurants serving savory seasonal squash dishes.
Communitē Table, a restaurant for neighbors in Oakland’s Laurel district
Michele LeProhn has lived in the Laurel for 27 years. When she opened her restaurant, she knew it would be in, and for, her own neighborhood.