Off The Grid expands to Emeryville, new openings include Zensen Sushi Express, Desco, SpoonRocket and Phoenix Pastificio.
The Phoenix Pastificio, which has been selling its fresh pasta and baked goods at farmers markets for years, will again open a storefront, this time at Addison and Bonar streets. Photo: Phoenix Pastificio PHOENIX PASTIFICIO Pasta company Phoenix Pastificio, which once occupied the space at 1788 Shattuck Ave. where Trattoria Corso is now, plans to take over the former […]
Poulet, an anchor deli in the Gourmet Ghetto for 33 years, has a new chef with fresh ideas.
The back story behind the artisan food business Phoenix Pastificio, a Berkeley Farmers’ Market regular.
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 […]
Aaron Betesh. Photo: Sarah Henry For 10 years, Blue Heron Farms vendor Aaron Betesh has been selling organic vegetables to customers at all three Berkeley Farmers’ Markets. Betesh is part of the Blue Heron crew which, for much of the year, hawks salad greens, Asian greens, herbs and flower — along with carrots, kale, and […]
The Twitter handle pretty much sums things up. Two food-obsessed moms try to have their cake and eat it too: Start a food truck and still be home with the kids. Meet the newest truck on the block to hit the streets of Emeryville. You can’t miss the baby-blue colored vehicle emblazoned with the Ebbett’s […]
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. In 2006, Keba Konte and company took over the space on Shattuck Avenue in North Berkeley which had housed the vegetarian Smokey […]