Goines’ graphic design defined multiple generations in the city’s history, from the Free Speech Movement to the rise of Chez Panisse.
Acme Bread to move — but only across the street, and maybe not until 2023
After going on 40 years, the bakery’s owners say they are “getting too old for the excitement of successive five-year leases” and would like to secure a long-term future. They’ve bought a building on the same block.
Grand Fare Market: Oakland’s new neighborhood hub
Doug Washington and Freya Prow’s Grand Lake Market has now opened, bringing a welcoming, unique shopping and dining experience to Oakland.
New craft brewery, restaurant slated for Berkeley
Far West Brewing is hoping to open a craft brewery, barrel-aging facility and restaurant on Berkeley’s 6th Street.
Wine merchant Kermit Lynch celebrates 40th anniversary
Berkeley’s wine maverick Kermit Lynch celebrates 40 years in business.
Chez Panisse contingent head to Cuba, public welcome
A crew from Chez Panisse restaurant are headed to Cuba later this year — and the public are invited to join this cross-cultural, culinary expedition.
Bartavelle owner: What’s cooking for ex-Café Fanny space
Find out from owner Suzanne Drexhage what kind of food and flavor are coming to the new Bartavelle Coffee & Wine Bar, in the former Cafe Fanny space.
‘It’s the end of a generation. Fanny has grown up’
Alice Waters prepares to hang a funeral wreath at Café Fanny on its last day after 28 years of servings bowls of café au lait to Berkeley food connoisseurs. Sharon Jones (right), one of the original founders of the cafe, helped Waters. Photos: Tracey Taylor Alice Waters came to Café Fanny Friday morning with a […]
Café Yesterday: Cocoa Puffs and Verve coffee for all
Cafe Yesterday: Berkeley’s only breakfast cereal bar serves up TK coffee and seasonal sandwiches on Acme Bread along with Frosted Flakes.
Berkeley street style: Gray days indeed
Megan of north Berkeley at Monterey Market. All photos: Dana Smith The first (and only) time I visited Ireland, I was 21 and in the middle of my art history studies. Upon stepping off the ferry from France I exclaimed, “I love the juxtaposition of green against the gray sky!” Spoken like a true art […]
Farm-to-fork tours spotlight local green businesses
Green food tours start at the source: Local farms. Photos: Courtesy of Bay Area Green Tours Three years ago, Marissa LaMagna started Bay Area Green Tours, a nonprofit, shoestring operation now headquartered in the David Brower Center (and largely staffed by eager, eco-conscious, unpaid interns) because she wanted to showcase the best sustainable farms and […]
Jam maker turns hobby into thriving local business
Dafna Kory at Berkeley’s Local 123 Café. Photo: Sarah Henry. Dafna Kory at Berkeley’s Local 123 Café. Photo: Sarah Henry. Dafna Kory discovered the delights of jalapeňo jam during pre-dinner nibbles at a Thanksgiving gathering. She went out to buy a jar, couldn’t find the mighty spicy condiment anywhere, so she began experimenting with making […]