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On University Avenue in downtown Berkeley: Ici ice cream opening; Townie closed
The popular ice cream shop run by Chez Panisse alumna Mary Canales will open second location on University Avenue. A few blocks down the street, Townie is shuttered.
Video: 36 hours in Berkeley, California
This week, the New York Times turned its attention to Berkeley for its regular “36 Hours in…” series. It’s not the first time the city has been viewed through this lens. It was also featured in 2003. This time, however, they also created a video to give readers a sense of life in the city (scroll down to […]
Nosh on the Town: Duende in Uptown Oakland
Come along with Nosh as we explore the East Bay food scene in photographs. This week we focus on Duende in Uptown Oakland.
What’s new in East Bay food, XXXV
A new cupcake shop in Berkeley and a new popcorn destination in Lakeshore: all this and more great food news in Bites.
With Duende, chef Paul Canales breaks free
Paul Canales, who has just opened Duende in Uptown Oakland after working for 15 years at Oliveto, was so over Italian food.
Kermit Lynch: ‘I abandoned my heart to Europe decades ago’
Kermit Lynch, who opened his eponymous Berkeley wine store 40 years ago, admits he doesn’t pay close attention to what’s happening with California wine.
The food lines of Berkeley: Nosh worth waiting for
The Cheese Board’s loyal fan base is due to the quality of its pizza as well as its history as a community-oriented collective. Photo: Hannah Long The Cheese Board’s loyal fan base is due to the quality of its pizza as well as its history as a community-oriented collective. Photo: Hannah Long By Hannah Long Berkeley […]
Where’s the best ice cream in Berkeley? You tell us
Ici certainly attracts the crowds. What do you think? Photo: Kukkurovaca on Flickr When we asked our readers to weigh in on the best pizza in Berkeley last month, we were floored by the reaction. Over 200 comments, 81 Facebook Likes and dozens of tweets showed you were passionate about pizza in Berkeley. Now that […]
Berkeley street style: Scoops of fashion sense
Analisa Goodin from Oakland enjoying strawberry and candied walnut from Ici By Dana Smith Oh sun gods, how you tease. But lucky for us, we’ve learned your fickle ways and we’re quick on our sandaled feet. Give us noontime highs in the 70’s or 80’s (see, we don’t ask for much) and we’ll shed our […]
Berkeley Bites: Alice Waters
Alice Waters at the King Middle School Edible Schoolyard Do Berkeleyside readers even need an introduction to the mother of the American fresh, local, sustainable, organic food movement? Alice Waters is a living legend. For four decades, the California cuisine innovator, Chez Panisse chef, Edible Schoolyard founder, school food reformer, and Slow Food advocate, has […]
Berkeley Bites: Kara Hammond, Elmwood Café
A decade ago, and fresh out of North Carolina, Kara Hammond landed a gig at Café Fanny, a tiny slip of a place in North Berkeley opened 25 years ago by, oh, a certain famous local chef. Hammond, who had run a homespun bakery in Greensboro, wanted to get some kitchen experience in the Bay […]