Veronica Van Gogh transitioned her Little Free Library into a kiosk for sharing food and other items with anyone in need.
Special delivery: HelpBerkeley brings affordable restaurant meals to seniors and others at-risk
The volunteer-run group works with local eateries to provide two meals for $10 to those over 60 or self-isolating. This holiday, it will deliver hundreds of free meals.
Where to get free Thanksgiving meals in the East Bay
Food pantries, restaurants, churches and community groups giving out Thanksgiving meals, and ways to volunteer or donate to these efforts.
Mise en Place Kitchen in Berkeley is a daytime delight
This new downtown Berkeley eatery puts a seasonal, chef-focused spin on traditional cafe fare. And its spacious outdoor patio is a bonus.
The King’s Feet gives comforting Italian classics the vegan treatment
This new Berkeley restaurant from The Butcher’s Son team makes creative, plant-based Italian fare that, while not traditional, is deeply flavorful and satisfying.
Corner stores step up: Cedar Market
Owners Preet Kaur and Gary Singh took over the North Berkeley market five years ago; with the help from the community, it’s become a reliable neighborhood go-to.
Recipe: No-knead, can’t-fail bread anyone can bake
This simple, customizable bread recipe is a great place to start for new bakers. We got tips from recipe creator Mark Bittman along with other bakers to ensure the perfect loaf.
Where to get free and low-cost food during the coronavirus crisis
A food resource guide for the East Bay’s vulnerable communities in need, including elderly, immunocompromised and food-insecure individuals, children and families, health care and essential food workers.
‘This could be our victory garden moment’: Gardening, homesteading see a resurgence in the East Bay
More people are growing vegetables, raising chickens, setting up beehives and preserving in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Green reign: Bryant Terry unites vegans and non-vegans alike in his ‘Vegetable Kingdom’
The Afro-vegan chef aims to show more people that eating vegetable-based meals is simple, affordable and delicious.
Anissa Helou’s celebrated Islamic cuisine cookbook ‘Feast’ has a Chez Panisse connection
Chez Panisse chef Amy Dencler has been the recipe tester and friend to the award-winning cookbook author for years.
Dedicated gluten-free restaurants in the East Bay
From a bakeshop to a fine dining restaurant and a professional kitchen/food incubator, here are six spots where gluten-sensitive eaters need not fear to tread.