Berkeleyside recently dropped in on June Taylor at The Still Room, the artisanal jam and preserve business she started in west Berkeley.
June Taylor crafts the kind of conserves and fruit confections that make food writers swoon.
Come along with Nosh as we explore the new food tour, "A Taste of West Berkeley."
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We talk art, the role of art museums and what the future holds with the director and chief curator of the UC Berkeley-owned Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.
Berkeley food artisan June Taylor spends an entire year preparing the components that make up her traditional British Christmas cakes.
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The new chancellor has inherited a university that is politically fragmented and financially distressed.
The Oaks Theatre, once a central hubbub of Solano Avenue, is one of several properties owned by developer and realtor John Gordon.
One of the pleasures of jazz is that it’s possible to experience the music’s most profound improvisers in grand concert halls and storefront dives, some times in the same week. Take pianist Myra Melford. Last month, the pianist performed with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra when Wynton Marsalis’s big band kicked off its home season in New York performing her rambunctious tune “The Strawberry” (she joined the orchestra in Oakland last week, reprising the arrangement at the Paramount Theatre).
This week's food news includes details on Shiba Ramen's expansion into Oakland, the opening of the revamped Triple Rock in Berkeley, and much more.
We've got details on the closure of Albany's Nizza La Bella, as well as plans for a Passione Pizza quick-service restaurant and much more East Bay food news in this week's Bites.