Author Michael Pollan teams up with artist Maira Kalman — and several reader/eaters — in the new edition of “Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual.”
Fundraising efforts for the Edible Schoolyard Project as part of Chez Panisse’s 40th birthday celebrations far exceeds expectations.
Michael Pollan. Photo: Ken Light When word leaked out in the spring that Michael Pollan would be co-teaching a class on the rise and future of the food movement, students at UC Berkeley rushed to sign up. The 10-week, two-unit course was filled minutes after it was listed online. Now, the general community has a […]
William (Bill) Briscoe has been in the food business for more than 30 years. He started as a dishwasher, went on to work as a short-order cook in a steakhouse, then did stints in five-star restaurants around the Bay Area and attended culinary school. In 1989, he decided to open a wholesale bakery serving mostly […]
An ex-Washington Post reporter, who now blogs about food, recently spent a week embedded in the central kitchen of the Berkeley Unified School District. Ed Bruske’s mission: To find out how one school community manages to cook food from scratch for its students. Earlier this year, Bruske embarked on a similar reporting project. He wanted […]