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.
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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.
Downtown Berkeley will be getting a new cheese and charcuterie bar, Maker's Common, from the folks behind SF's Mission Cheese. These details and more, in this week's Bites.
Two big closures to announce this week. Berkeley's Handlebar will shutter at the end of the month — but it will reopen. Emeryville's Bacano Bakery, however, is closed permanently.
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