Mollie Katzen in her garden in Berkeley: the cookbook author is donating 400 books to the Friends of the Public Library’s annual cookbook sale. Photo: courtesy Mollie Katzen Want to know what a world-famous chef peruses in the comfort of her own home? If so, rush down to the Friends of the Berkeley Public Library’s […]
Mollie Katzen is not anti-meat. Her goal is simply to make vegetables so irresistible that the steak or burger is no longer needed.
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 […]
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. Kyle Cornforth packed up her family last summer and headed to the outskirts of Chiang Mai to spend a year as the […]
Only five of the Chronicle’s Top 100 restaurants in the Bay Area are in Berkeley, the birthplace of the locavore movement and the home of the doyenne of slow food in the United States, Alice Waters. Of the five chosen ones — revealed in the paper’s annual league table yesterday, one is relatively new. The […]
Each Friday in this space food writer Sarah Henry will ask 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 with visitors and residents. Bestselling cookbook author Mollie Katzen kick-starts this new column. Mollie Katzen is perhaps best known for her […]