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The city of Berkeley will look at the potential impact of a city-wide ban on the use of single-use plastic straws.
Berkeley and Oakland are chock-full of tea producers and importers focusing on bringing the good stuff to tea enthusiasts and new converts alike.
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By Herman Chan
BYE BYE BBQ Despite rave reviews on Yelp, Ironwood BBQ at 2130 Oxford Street has closed its doors. If your cravings for one of its pulled-pork Memphis-style sandwiches with coleslaw gets the better of you, rush to Golden Gate Park Golf Course where, according to Ironwood’s website, the restaurant is still serving up its southern treats. [Hat tip: Ryan Christensen-Schwarz.]