Berkeley flocked to a brand new Whole Foods Market today, the city’s second, while other local grocery stores took note.
The Ashby BART station has been identified by the city as one possible place for more housing in Berkeley. Image: Google Maps The Ashby BART station has been identified by the city as one possible place for more housing in Berkeley. Image: Google Maps The city of Berkeley is hoping to dramatically rethink many elements of South […]
What does a pro look for when choosing produce? Our eyes were opened when shopping at Berkeley Bowl West with chef Linda Carucci.
The makeshift memorial for Peter, who was a fixture outside the original Berkeley Bowl in Berkeley. Photo: Peter Moore By Julia Hannafin A makeshift memorial was erected on the sidewalk near the Berkeley Bowl on Oregon Street last week to mark the passing of Peter, also known as “Pee Wee,” a 78-year-old man who locals remember […]
The ‘third time unlucky’ crimes took place at the Oregon St. Berkeley Bowl Berkeley police officers arrested an Oakland man after he tried three times in a single night to steal beer from Berkeley Bowl, and struggled with loss prevention officers until police arrived, authorities said. On Monday at about 8 p.m., Berkeley Police officers […]
By Pete Rosos You may know Pete Rosos as 2812 Photography; you will almost certainly have seen many of his photographs on Berkeleyside, including his wonderful Snapshot series, in which he takes the pulse of some of the most interesting, not necessarily high-profile, people of Berkeley, accompanied by gorgeous photographic portraits. Last weekend, Rosos embarked on an […]
Owner Marc Kelly shares stories about his tiny takeaway business Soop in the Gourmet Ghetto.
The Gilman Street Gals: Christine Falatico Frey, Anastasia Widiarsih, and Clarine Hardesty. Not shown: Carolyn Wong In a teeny tiny, dark commercial kitchen on a small shopping strip on Gilman Street in Berkeley’s Westbrae neighborhood, four full-time, female food artisans, and a few part-timers too, are turning out sweet baked goods that have earned them […]
Andre Green, food services coordinator for Berkeley’s Food & Housing Project, talks about serving Thanksgiving to the homeless, cooking from the heart, and why he cares.
Andronico's on Telegraph, one of the four stores in Berkeley. Photo: Tracey Taylor Andronico’s Markets, the 82-year old supermarket chain founded in Berkeley, filed today for bankruptcy in Oakland. Four of the seven existing Andronico’s stores are in Berkeley: on Telegraph, Shattuck, University and Solano (the original store, founded in 1929). Berkeleyside reported on the […]
Bartlett’s Coffee, a small café in the Library Gardens on Kittredge near Milvia, has shut its doors. The café, which served as a social hub for many Berkeley High students, is not going completely out of business, however, according to Benjamin Bartlett, who owned the place with his family. It is looking to move to […]
Kyle Anderson, executive chef/owner, and Rose Grabow, general manager, of Slow. Photos: Sarah Henry Kyle Anderson opened his first restaurant, Slow, nine months ago. The skinny slip of an eatery resides in an emerging food corridor on University Avenue, home to Chocolatier Blue, eVe Restaurant, OctoberFeast Bakery and New Amsterdam Coffeeshop. (Anderson is an alum […]