Four months after a fire forced the closure of Chez Panisse, it's back in business. Step inside the iconic restaurant for a peak at its newly redone interiors.
Alice Waters of Chez Panisse talks to Berkeleyside on the eve of the reopening of the iconic restaurant, nearly three months after it was badly damaged in an early-morning fire.
Chez Panisse is closed indefinitely after careful scrutiny of the damage caused to the famous restaurant by an early-morning fire on March 8 revealed that it needs significant demolition and reconstruction work that will take longer than originally anticipated.
Crews are working to repair and rebuild the famous restaurant damaged by a fire on March 8. Owner Alice Waters wants to re-open as soon as possible.
[Update, 2:45 p.m.: Read a statement from Chez Panisse owner Alice Waters at the foot of this story.]
Kermit Lynch, who opened his eponymous Berkeley wine store 40 years ago, admits he doesn’t pay close attention to what's happening with California wine.
Katrina Heron, a veteran journalist, takes over the reins at The Edible Schoolyard Project.
A conversation with Chris Geideman, the owner-chef of the popular and critically-acclaimed izakaya joint Ippuku.
By John Harris
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.
A crew from Chez Panisse restaurant are headed to Cuba later this year -- and the public are invited to join this cross-cultural, culinary expedition.
The Berkeley-based Center for Ecoliteracy is working with the Oakland Unified School District to dramatically improve school food for all its students.
Find out from owner Suzanne Drexhage what kind of food and flavor are coming to the new Bartavelle Coffee & Wine Bar, in the former Cafe Fanny space.