Many local restaurants have been allowing dogs to join diners outdoors, although it was illegal. That changes in January.
A host of top chefs, as well as Narsai David, helped raise a total of $225,000 for Meals on Wheels last week.
A conversation with Erin Scott, the Berkeley blogger behind the popular Yummy Supper site.
POOR SALES FORCE ALKO CLOSURE Alko Office Supplies, which has been operating in one form or another at 2225 Shattuck Avenue for 104 years, announced Tuesday that it is shutting its doors. Gary Shows, president of the Cliff Radston Company, said in a press release published in the Daily Planet that the store is closing because of declining purchases from UC Berkeley, changes in the shopping patterns in downtown Berkeley, and the perception of shoppers that chains offer better deals than small, locally owned businesses.
The journey around Berkeley -- and the globe -- continues with part two of our ethnic eats roundup.
In a teeny tiny, dark commercial kitchen on a small shopping strip on Gilman Street in Berkeley’s Westbrae neighborhood, four full-time, female food artisans, and a few part-timers too, are turning out sweet baked goods that have earned them mad props in the Bay Area.
Eco-chef Aaron French, author of The Bay Area Hoemgrown Cookbook, dishes up breakfast standards with a local flavor at two cafes.
The unexpected rain on Sunday in Berkeley didn’t put much of a damper on the 11th annual Spenger’s Restaurant Crabby Chefs Seafood Festival on Fourth Street. The drizzle stopped right before the 2 pm “Iron Chef” cook-off featuring chefs from seven local restaurants, schools, and catering companies.
It’s no exaggeration to say that BHS Live, Berkeley High School’s principal fundraiser held every spring, is a major production. The whole community comes together to orchestrate the gala event — but the effort pays off, as the party always comes up trumps.
Picante, the popular Mexican restaurant on 6th Street, has been the target of an international credit card fraud operation, its owner says today.
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