Each Friday in this space food writer Sarah Henry asks a well-known, up-and-coming, or under-the-radar food aficionado about their favorite tastes in town, preferred food purveyors and other local culinary gems worth sharing.
Who knew questioning the deliciousness of the sandwiches in Berkeley would arouse such passion?
In an attempt to increase his business, the owner of the Bread Garden Bakery on Domingo Avenue has put a sign in his store window alerting people that Peet’s Coffee, his next-door neighbor, is selling day-old pastries.
It came down to three flavors: banana-Nutella, chocolate-espresso-mocha or Fleur de sel-caramel and the latter won the day.
Cupkates, Berkeleyside’s favorite cupcake truck, is inviting its customers to select its next new cupcake flavor.
While Kate, the owner of Cupkates, Berkeley’s popular cupcakes truck, tries to resolve her permit issues with the city, those of you missing the taste of her red velvets and pumpkin flavored treats should know that she is still selling them from the truck (check her Twitter updates for details) and Cupkates are available at Modern Coffee at 13th and Broadway in Oakland.