A UC Berkeley graduate works to ensure the basic needs of college students — including affordable housing and food access— are met.
New Edible Schoolyard head Heron plans for growth
Katrina Heron, a veteran journalist, takes over the reins at The Edible Schoolyard Project.
Wine merchant Kermit Lynch celebrates 40th anniversary
Berkeley’s wine maverick Kermit Lynch celebrates 40 years in business.
Chew on this: John Birdsall on Berkeley’s food scene
Food writer John Birdsall moderates the panel Chew on This as part of the Litquake Literary Festival’s Berkeley Ramble.
Berkeley acupuncturist finds bliss in seasonal food
Nishanga Bliss, the author of Real Food All Year, on eating seasonal whole foods for optimal health and energy.
900 Grayson: American food with flair in west Berkeley
A west Berkeley restaurant thrives serving American classics with an elegant twist and seasonal fare with Asian influences.
Berkeley food blogger serves up gluten-free food for all
A conversation with Erin Scott, the Berkeley blogger behind the popular Yummy Supper site.
Ippuku’s owner: Making Japanese food with integrity
A conversation with Chris Geideman, the owner-chef of the popular and critically-acclaimed izakaya joint Ippuku.
North Berkeley merchants want parklets for the people
Gourmet Ghetto businesses want to build parklets in their neighborhood but the city doesn’t have an approval process in place as yet to review applications for these slivers of open space designed to enhance urban neighborhoods.
UC Berkeley serves up an edible education this fall
Two course at Cal this fall — an artistic workshop that explores food and a journalism class that digs into food and farming matters — offer an edible education to students and the community a large as well.
Sketch ice cream returns to Berkeley’s Fourth Street
Sketch, an artisan ice creamery with a loyal fan base that opened in 2004, returns to Berkeley’s 4th Street today after a three year hiatus.
Alchemy: Co-op café brightens Berkeley strip in transition
The Alchemy Collective Cafe offers a welcome jolt of java — and an alternative business model — in a neighborhood in transition.