The answer to the question ‘where to go for the best burger in the East Bay’ is that we are so darned spoiled for choice!
Nosh Talk: Hugh Groman, Phil’s Sliders
Chef Hugh Groman thinks calling things “dust” or “twigs” on menus should never have been allowed. He’s open about his junk food vices too.
Zagat San Francisco names 4 East Bay winners
Four East Bay restaurants have been singled out by Zagat for being the best in the Bay Area for particular types of cuisine. Want to know who they are?
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.
Local 123 finds its feet in West Berkeley and beyond
Three years on, Local 123, a popular cafe in west Berkeley, has created a community — and expanded its borders beyond its San Pablo Avenue location.
Bauman College celebrates new Berkeley campus
Bauman College’s new state-of-the art kitchen. Photo: Sarah Henry Tonight the whole foods people at Bauman College get to show off their state-of-the art kitchens with Vulcan ranges (and, presumably, their holistic culinary chops) at the grand opening of their new location on University Avenue near San Pablo. Visitors can check out the elegant remodel–nod […]
The culinary couple behind Berkeley’s Corso and Rivoli
Roscoe Skipper, Wendy Brucker and Clive the dog, of Rivoli and Corso. Photo: Clay McLachlan This is a story about a little neighborhood restaurant opened in 1994 — a shared vision between two partners in work and life, who built an acclaimed destination dining space serving up fresh, homey food with complex flavors and nods […]
Berkeley’s Kitchen on Fire booms during economic bust
Kitchen on Fire during a film shoot. Photos: KoF The two self-professed clowns behind Kitchen on Fire, who like to ham it up with kitchen utensils for the camera, are quite serious about their mission: they want to teach people to cook real food for themselves. Chefs MikeC and Olivier Said launched the Gourmet Ghetto […]
Berkeley Bites: Anchalee Natasiri
Each Friday in this space food writer Sarah Henry asks a well-known, up-and-coming, or under-the-radar food aficionado about their favorite tastes in town, preferred food purveyors and other local culinary gems worth sharing. Anchalee Natasiri co-owns Anchalee Thai Cuisine restaurant with her chef-husband Chuck Natasiri. Since late 2007, the couple has served up classic Thai […]