Asked to name four or five of the most important Bay Area venues where musicians can try out new concepts and even savvy music fans are likely to overlook Berkeley’s Cheese Board Collective. But with two acts a day Tuesday through Saturday, the informal setting has proven to be an invaluable proving ground for acts like internationally acclaimed jazz crooner Ed Reed, the versatile blues combo Kickin’ The Mule, and most recently the incandescent Latin American songsters Cascada de Flores.
Far West Brewing is hoping to open a craft brewery, barrel-aging facility and restaurant on Berkeley's 6th Street.
A new ranking of best restaurants in the country includes some interesting choices, including three in the East Bay.
Four East Bay restaurants have been singled out by Zagat for being the best in the Bay Area for particular types of cuisine. Want to know who they are?
By John Harris
Gourmet Ghetto businesses want to build parklets in their neighborhood but the city doesn't have an approval process in place as yet to review applications for these slivers of open space designed to enhance urban neighborhoods.
By Hannah Long
By John Harris
The back story behind the artisan food business Phoenix Pastificio, a Berkeley Farmers' Market regular.
Cafe Yesterday: Berkeley's only breakfast cereal bar serves up TK coffee and seasonal sandwiches on Acme Bread along with Frosted Flakes.
Food Day, on October 24th, will highlight the good, bad, and ugly of the way we consume food in this country.
Kickin' The Mule brings West Coast shuffles, Stax soul scorchers and raucous Chicago blues to the Cheese Board.
The Cheese Board Collective marked Gourmet Ghetto neighbor Chez Panisse’s 40th birthday by serving free slices of its legendary pizza to customers on Saturday night. The celebrations were curtailed at around 10:30pm, however, after the police, acting on a call from the public, asked that crowds disperse and the party be wound down.