Come along with Nosh as we explore the East Bay food scene in photographs. This week we focus on Duende in Uptown Oakland.
A new cupcake shop in Berkeley and a new popcorn destination in Lakeshore: all this and more great food news in Bites.
Paul Canales, who has just opened Duende in Uptown Oakland after working for 15 years at Oliveto, was so over Italian food.
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.
By Hannah Long
When we asked our readers to weigh in on the best pizza in Berkeley last month, we were floored by the reaction. Over 200 comments, 81 Facebook Likes and dozens of tweets showed you were passionate about pizza in Berkeley. Now that the weather is heating up (at last), we wonder what you think about ice cream.
By Dana Smith
Do Berkeleyside readers even need an introduction to the mother of the American fresh, local, sustainable, organic food movement?
A decade ago, and fresh out of North Carolina, Kara Hammond landed a gig at Café Fanny, a tiny slip of a place in North Berkeley opened 25 years ago by, oh, a certain famous local chef.
I don’t think most Berkeleyans take our wondrous food choices for granted, but if you’ve become blasé, take a gander at how a Boston writer reacts to the Gourmet Ghetto. That and some choice Oakland spots represent an “omnivore’s dreamworld” for writer Patricia Borns.
Elle Holland, who is interning at Berkeleyside this summer, chose an appropriately seasonal mission for her second article for us (her first assignment took her to Willard Pool where she spoke to regular swimmers before the pool closed for good last month). Elle, a sophomore at Berkeley High where she writes for the Jacket student newspaper, ventured out to some of Berkeley’s most popular ice cream parlors to partake in some comparison taste testing.
Samin Nosrat is a veritable poster girl for the current trend (some would say necessity) of workplace reinvention.