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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.
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 […]
Come along with Nosh as we explore the East Bay food scene in photographs. This week we focus on Duende in Uptown Oakland.
A new cupcake shop in Berkeley and a new popcorn destination in Lakeshore: all this and more great food news in Bites.
Paul Canales, who has just opened Duende in Uptown Oakland after working for 15 years at Oliveto, was so over Italian food.
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.
By Hannah Long Berkeley is famous for its gourmet food, and sometimes the easiest way to track it down is to follow the crowds. You only have to see the lines that form almost as soon as food truck fest Off the Grid opens at 5:00 pm on Wednesdays in north Berkeley to understand that some of us […]
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 the weather is heating up (at last), we wonder what you think about […]
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 fleece, show some leg and grab our favorite summer accessory — […]
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 influenced how people in this country buy, cook, eat, […]
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 […]