An accomplished restaurateur, he also opened Assemble Restaurant in Richmond and Table food + drink in Rancho Santa Fe.
A conversation with Chris Geideman, the owner-chef of the popular and critically-acclaimed izakaya joint Ippuku.
By Dana Smith Patriotism is alive and well in the People’s Republic of Berkeley if the display of red, white and blue during the city’s Fourth of July festivities was any indication. Even before Independence Day, we had noticed a proliferation of primary hued stripes on the streets in the form of scarves, skirts, and […]
In many ways Lucia Sayre is your typical Berkeley resident: She has a fondness for farmers’ markets, growing her own greens, and eating local foods. As director of the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility, a nonprofit group that promotes public health policies, she wants to do more than make a […]
A former ad sales rep for Gourmet magazine (R.I.P.), Lisa Rogovin had what she calls her Eat, Pray, Love moment in 2005, meaning she left an unhappy marriage, sold the house, and embarked on a food-fueled journey around the world, visiting 14 countries (yes, India was in the mix) in seven months. Before she left […]
Prompted by “the Bauer”‘s praise for Wood Tavern, reader Ira Serkes has his suggestions for restaurants that help give their neighborhoods “soul” and make for happy locals. Here’s his list — some of which stray slightly out of Berkeley proper, but who’s on border patrol?: Cugini and Rivoli on Solano in Thousand Oaks/Albany Inn Kensington […]