Downtown Berkeley will host a new bar crawl called CupidCon on Saturday afternoon for Valentine's Day.
Daniel Patterson's Haven re-opens tonight with a new menu, Oakland's Kingston 11 gets Michelin's attention, and more in this week's Bites.
Oakland and Berkeley offer many fine spots for memorable meals and ringing in the new year on Dec. 31. We've pulled together a list.
Wine writer Thomas Riley highlights six eateries with what he says are particularly interesting wine lists.
Ms Barstool went to Revival Bar & Kitchen in Berkeley looking for a pick-me up. She got more than she bargained for with bartender Justin's Corpse Reviver (with a Nordic twist).
With the nation focused on the outcome of the presidential election Tuesday night, we’ve compiled this list of where you can join friends, neighbors and fellow community members to experience the results together. Let us know in the comments below if we missed a great event at your favorite spot.
Berkeley's alternative food programs and businesses in the spotlight on a food soverignty tour co-hosted by Bay Area Green Tours Saturday.
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.
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”.
Tonight the whole foods people at Bauman College get to show off their state-of-the art kitchens with Vulcan ranges (and, presumably, their holistic culinary chops) at the grand opening of their new location on University Avenue near San Pablo.
Banks White is the executive chef of Five, which calls itself a modern American bistro. Think comfort food with au courant accents: Macaroni and cheese made with orzo, wild mushrooms, tomato jam, and smoked gouda. Slow braised short rib pot roast with mascarpone polenta. Buttermilk biscuits with white cheddar pimento cheese.