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Mother’s Day brunch spots, more details on Berkeley’s upcoming “Dine Out” to save school cooking and gardening program, and more, in this week’s edition of Bites.
Chef Banks White of FIVE is leaving Berkeley to help open a restaurant in Harlem. He spoke to Berkeleyside before heading into the hardest month of the year.
Come along with Nosh as we explore East Bay restaurants in photographs. This week we focus on FIVE restaurant in downtown Berkeley.
Ms Barstool treated herself to an early holiday gift by sampling from the Twelve Cocktails of Christmas featured during December at Berkeley’s FIVE Bistro & Bar.
Six Berkeley dining spots were named Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurants this year and two are missing from last year’s list of seven “good value” eateries.
Dagmawit Bekele of Anfilo Coffee performs an authentic Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony at the Berkeley Coffee & Tea Festival. Photo: Tracey Taylor The second annual Berkeley Coffee & Tea Festival took place on Saturday morning at the Hotel Shattuck and, if you attended, you’re probably only now coming down from the caffeine- and sugar-induced buzz it […]
Five Broken Cameras offers an invaluable, up-close-and-personal look at the creative, powerful, and non-violent tactics frequently used by Palestinians but rarely reported by mainstream media In Five Broken Cameras (opening at Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas on Friday, June 22) you’ll see overzealous security forces hurling tear gas canisters at civilians, fences being torn down, protesters throwing […]
Japanese dining spot Ippuku has been named a Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurant for the first time this year. Photo: Ippuku Seven Berkeley dining spots have been named Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurants. The ‘Bib’ is bestowed to restaurants where the Michelin judges deem one can eat well for $40 or less (plus tax and tip), and Michelin […]
Green food tours start at the source: Local farms. Photos: Courtesy of Bay Area Green Tours Three years ago, Marissa LaMagna started Bay Area Green Tours, a nonprofit, shoestring operation now headquartered in the David Brower Center (and largely staffed by eager, eco-conscious, unpaid interns) because she wanted to showcase the best sustainable farms and […]
Several hundred people turned out on Saturday night to enjoy a free screening of "The Big Lebowski". Photo: D.H. Parks The finale of Center Street Summer Cinema, a free outdoor movie series launched this year by the Downtown Berkeley Association and sponsored by Berkeleyside, was deemed a success. An estimated 500 people turned out to […]
Tonight sees the grand finale of Center Street Summer Cinema, an outdoor movie series in downtown Berkeley sponsored by Berkeleyside. The Big Lebowski will screen on the wall of the future Berkeley Art Museum in the Bank of America parking lot at around 8:30pm. Before the main feature starts, from 6:00pm onwards, moviegoers are encouraged […]