Chef Hugh Groman thinks calling things "dust" or "twigs" on menus should never have been allowed. He's open about his junk food vices too.
The East Bay offers many dining spots to celebrate New Year's Eve. We've collected a list of highlights here.
Six Berkeley dining spots were named Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurants this year and two are missing from last year's list of seven "good value" eateries.
Food writer John Birdsall moderates the panel Chew on This as part of the Litquake Literary Festival's Berkeley Ramble.
This Sunday at UC Berkeley's Pauley Ballroom the non-profit organization Three Squares raises awareness -- and funds -- for its free cooking programs for low-income residents.
The Chronicle’s food writer Michael Bauer chose the same five Berkeley restaurants that made it into last year’s Top 100 for his 2012 selection.
Three years ago, Marissa LaMagna started Bay Area Green Tours, a nonprofit, shoestring operation now headquartered in the David Brower Center (and largely staffed by eager, eco-conscious, unpaid interns) because she wanted to showcase the best sustainable farms and food, buildings and businesses, energy practices and employment opportunities in Berkeley and beyond.
Michael Davidson, 29, is a man with many skills: a scientist by day, he’s the guru of the grilled cheese sandwich by night — and on weekends too.
The two days of Caltopia were quite a whirl for students, faculty and staff, as well as for exhibitors like Berkeleyside. From the tens of thousands who passed through the self-proclaimed “greatest days on planet Earth”, we were able to have conversations about local news with hundreds of people, we launched OneNews/Berkeleyside, our exciting new citizen journalism app, and we even found some potential new journalists.
UC Berkeley freshmen, some looking dazed, others excited, as well as more blasé seniors, turned out in their thousands on Sunday for Day One of Caltopia, the self-described “two greatest days on the planet”.