For $50, the Berkeley-based sake brewery gives attendees five different sakes and a one-hour live Zoom lesson on drinking and pairing sakes.
There is almost too much to choose from on June 30. Electric Squeezebox Orchestra, the saxophonist David Murray and the percussionist Kahil El’Zabar, and Endangered Blood are all playing.
Dramatic photos show a large truck that appears to have collapsed in the middle, possibly as a result of over-loading.
We’ve got an update on Berkeley’s La PanotiQ, Oakland’s Preserved shop, lots of options for Easter dining and much more in this week’s Bites.
Visitors to Crush 2011 enjoy sipping wine at sunset. Photo: Berkeley Chamber of Commerce Crush, the annual East Bay wine and food festival, takes place this Sunday, Nov. 11, and, incredibly, the gourmet get-together is marking its 17th year in Berkeley. OFFER: Berkeleyside has four Crush tickets (worth $50 each) to give away to our […]
Know where this is? Take a guess and let us know in the Comments. Update, 8:55am: A bit of a trick question this week. Several readers assumed these were tanks at Berkeley’s Trumer Pils brewery. In fact they are recently installed distillation storage tanks of the Takara Sake distillery located at 708 Addison Street — at […]
You’re sitting at your favorite sushi restaurant when the waitress brings your sake on a tray. The petite porcelain bottle is so hot you can barely grasp it long enough to pour a tiny cupful. When the fiery liquid scorches your throat, you probably shrug and think, “That must be Japanese culture.” Wrong! That’s what […]