With all her knowledge of working with artisanal food businesses, Susie Wyshak realized she was the perfect person to help others start their own. So she wrote the book.
The brand new Blue Bottle has brought a beautiful old building back to life as well as third-wave coffee to Auto Row.
In her new book, Modern Art Desserts, Caitlin Freeman reveals the creative process behind her astonishing SFMOMA art pastries.
Two highly regarded food names are opening new locations within a block of each other on Broadway, at 41st and 42nd streets.
A Blue Bottle coffee cart set up shop Saturday morning in the parking lot that served the now shuttered Café Fanny. Photo: Aaron Glimme There was some consolation for patrons turning up to Café Fanny this morning for breakfast only to discover it had closed down permanently yesterday: a Blue Bottle cart had set up […]
Here’s a notion that hardly seems radical: longtime Berkeley resident Dr. Preston Maring thinks physicians should prescribe healthy eating along with dispensing drugs to their patients. Maring, Associate Physician-in-Chief at the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Oakland, believes doctors should also walk the walk about the preventive health benefits of sound nutrition. He’s so committed […]
Chef owners Paul Arenstam and Charlene Reis have a slow food sensibility in a take-out business better known for fast food. That’s because the culinary couple (partners in life too) come with stellar cooking credentials: She’s an-ex Chez Panisse pastry chef, he did stints at upscale L.A. joints before landing at San Francisco’s acclaimed Rubicon. […]
Each Friday in this space food writer Sarah Henry asks a well-known, up-and-coming, or under-the-radar food aficionado about their favorite tastes in town, preferred food purveyors and other local culinary gems worth sharing. In 2006, Keba Konte and company took over the space on Shattuck Avenue in North Berkeley which had housed the vegetarian Smokey […]