The co-founder of the popular mac n’ cheese restaurant started Pasta Friday to inspire others to cook for family and friends.
Meet Ayako Iino of Yumé Boshi, Berkeley’s award-winning maker of Japanese condiments
Iino’s small-batch Japanese preserves company won two Good Food Awards this year.
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100 yummy recipes from a gluten-free omnivore
Berkeley writer and photographer Erin Scott has just published her first book, a beautiful collection of gluten-free recipes.
Top food stories from Berkeley in 2011
Food writer Sarah Henry reviews the year in all things edible in Berkeley.
Berkeley street style: Gray days indeed
Megan of north Berkeley at Monterey Market. All photos: Dana Smith The first (and only) time I visited Ireland, I was 21 and in the middle of my art history studies. Upon stepping off the ferry from France I exclaimed, “I love the juxtaposition of green against the gray sky!” Spoken like a true art […]
Gourds galore at Berkeley’s Monterey Market
Four-year-old Sophia from Berkeley enjoys the pumpkin display outside Monterey Market. All photos: Linda Hemmila By Linda Hemmila It must be fall because there are gourds galore at Monterey Market. For more than 10 years, the fresh produce store on Hopkins Street has offered an astonishing supply of pumpkins of all shapes and sizes stacked for climbing much to the delight of […]
Northbrae named one of nation’s Top 10 neighborhoods
Homes sell fast in one of the nation’s Top 10 great neighborhoods, according to the APA.
Bill Fujimoto reports from the Berkeley Farmers’ Market
Bill Fujimoto, the former manager of Berkeley’s Monterey Market, recently took a stroll through the Derby Street Berkeley Farmers Market with Bob Klein, owner of Oliveto restaurant. Klein had his video camera in hand to shoot some footage for the Oliveto Community Journal. Fujimoto, a produce expert who left Monterey Market in 2009 and is now […]
In Berkeley, a venerable grocery market comes under fire
Shirley Ng, owner of Country Cheese Coffee Market, says Monterey Market is under-cutting her prices. Photo: Niclas Ericsson By Niclas Ericsson Emotions are running high in the Northbrae area of Berkeley, and the friendly spirit of the neighborhood is at stake, according to a number of small merchants who are afraid they will not survive in the […]
Slow restaurant finds fast following
Kyle Anderson, executive chef/owner, and Rose Grabow, general manager, of Slow. Photos: Sarah Henry Kyle Anderson opened his first restaurant, Slow, nine months ago. The skinny slip of an eatery resides in an emerging food corridor on University Avenue, home to Chocolatier Blue, eVe Restaurant, OctoberFeast Bakery and New Amsterdam Coffeeshop. (Anderson is an alum […]
Alice Medrich’s sweet life
Alice Medrich, the author, is best known for her high-end sweets cookbooks devoted to serious bakers and dessert makers, including the bestsellers Pure Dessert and Bittersweet: Recipes and Tales from a Life in Chocolate. Alice Medrich, the dessert chef and chocolatier, is best known for her influential and ahead-of-its time shop Cocolat. Medrich ran the […]