We asked the food writer about Berkeley’s place in the natural-food movement, as well as about his favorite places to eat in the East Bay.
The East Bay's biggest food stories included Mezzo salads, Ippudo ramen, the death of Andronico's and Norikonoko, the rise of "fast casual," and salted cheese teas.
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Bette Kroening often said social work prepared her well for running a restaurant because she cared as much about community as cooking and was passionately committed to social justice in business.
By Lisa Tsering
More than two dozen African-American students, many from UC Berkeley, tried to disrupt “business as usual” on Saturday by staging a protest in Berkeley’s upscale Fourth Street shopping district.
Darryl Kimble, a chef at beloved Bette's Oceanview Diner for almost 30 years, talks about diner life and what kind of restaurant he'd like to call his own.