[Sponsored] Samin Nosrat’s new bestselling book ‘Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat,’ illustrated by Wendy MacNaughton, will teach you how to cook anything.
New local distillery, Scarlet City Espresso live
The East Bay has a gleaming new distillery, and Emeryville’s Scarlet City Espresso Bar is up and running.
UC Berkeley serves up an edible education this fall
Two course at Cal this fall — an artistic workshop that explores food and a journalism class that digs into food and farming matters — offer an edible education to students and the community a large as well.
Local restaurants raise money for edible education
Potentially lost in the tsunami of stories of all things Chez Panisse this week — see yesterday’s Berkeleyside Wire and this post today for a fraction of the coverage circulating in anticipation of the 40th anniversary celebrations that start in earnest tonight — is the fact that the weekend long festivities are, at their heart, […]
Pop-up restaurants are popping up around town
Top left: Chef Nigel Jones plates at the pop-up Kingston 11 (courtesy Guerilla Cafe), Top right: Finishing touches for main meals at dine@ at Local 123 (courtesy of dine@), Bottom left: Pop-up diners at Local 123 (courtesy dine@), Bottom right: Pop-up chef Suzanne Drexhage chats with a guest (courtesy: Skyla Olds). Listen up locavores in […]
Berkeley merchants reach out to raise funds for Japan
As the news from Japan just gets worse, and the images more horrifying, a number of Berkeley merchants are taking action to help the victims of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that took place there last week. Saturn Café, at 2175 Allston Way, is hosting an art show and fundraiser on Thursday 17th, 7-10pm, with all proceeds […]
Berkeley Bites: Samin Nosrat, ex-Eccolo and co-creator of the Pop-Up General Store
Samin Nosrat is a veritable poster girl for the current trend (some would say necessity) of workplace reinvention. Since the shuttering last summer of Eccolo, an acclaimed Italian eatery on 4th Street, that restaurant’s one-time sous chef now juggles an impressive number of part-time jobs in the culinary world. Nosrat is the co-creator (along with […]