Four East Bay food and drink producers, including INNA Jam’s Dafna Kory, above, are finalists at this year’s Good Food Awards.
Nishanga Bliss, the author of Real Food All Year, on eating seasonal whole foods for optimal health and energy.
The Tuesday Berkeley Farmers’ Market — which has called Derby Street at MLK Way home for 25 years — is moving to the Lorin District next month.
Berkeley’s food mavens will likely be out in force tonight at the Good Food Awards at San Francisco’s Ferry Building and many of the judges for this annual event — sponsored by Seedling Projects and now in its second year — hail from this city’s gourmand ranks. But only one Berkeley name may find a place […]
June Taylor crafts the kind of conserves and fruit confections that make food writers swoon. Case in point: Amanda Hesser’s description of Taylor’s preserves. “They are unlike any commercial preserves, not simply because she uses esoteric — virtually all organic — fruits like bergamots, kadota figs, and Santa Rosa plums, but also because she cooks […]
Minh Tsai is on a mission to make tofu the next hip artisanal food. He knows he has a ways to go to get many Americans to even taste tofu, but if anyone can make it cool to eat bean curd, this enthusiastic self-described tofu master is the man for the job. Tsai grew up […]
Sour foods really appealed to Alex Hozven as she battled brutal pregnancy-induced nausea with her first son. Nothing unusual there, right? Millions of women crave pickles to combat morning (or all-day) sickness. But Hozven’s obsession with fermented foods didn’t end once her baby was born. Instead, she set out to master making naturally fermented foods […]
Amy Murray moved to Berkeley and opened Venus Restaurant on Shattuck Avenue in 2000. The restaurant began serving up seasonable, organic, sustainable California cuisine with worldly accents — which was something of a novelty back then. A nice nod early on by Kim Severson, then a restaurant critic for the San Francisco Chronicle, now at the New […]