The Claremont Hotel & Resort is being bought by the Fairmont hotel group. Photo: Paula Steele Update 1/29: The general manager of the Claremont Resort sent out the following email Tuesday night confirming that a sale of the hotel is in progress: “The Claremont’s owner has entered into a Purchase and Sale Agreement with FRHI […]
The Berkeley Wine Festival, held at The Claremont, showcases a mix of local, national and international wines, as well as delicious food to go with them.
Bites is Berkeleyside Nosh’s round-up of restaurant, bar and food-related news in the East Bay. Bites is produced by Nosh in collaboration with Christina Mitchell, founder of East Bay Dish.
In the kitchen with Josh Thomsen. Photo courtesy StarChefs.com. Josh Thomsen knew from a young age that he wanted to be a chef and credits his late father, Jerry, for sparking his culinary interest. His dad would put in a long day as a stockbroker, come home, go to the market, and then cook up […]
Kermit Lynch Berkeley is a city of wine independents. Sure, the place is known for its dedication to free speech, the right of the City Council to pass resolutions concerning U.S. foreign policy, and its devotion to all foods local and organic. But the city also treads its own way on wine, which was made […]
The Claremont hosts the first annual Berkeley Wine Festival starting tomorrow. The two-month long festival celebrates wines from the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. The festival opens with a grand reception and tasting of more than 50 wines from top wineries including Far Niente, Duckhorn Wine Company and Cliff Lede Vineyards. Following the opening, there will […]