Nomadic Coffee recruits and pays emerging and established poets to write verse to include in every bag of beans.
Berkeley's Winnie Yu has launched a cold-brew coffee and tea company that brings out the best flavors in iced beverages.
The new, sleek coffee shop takes the place of Café Yesterday, with a streamlined, coffee- and pastries-focused menu.
After nearly 10 years serving coffee and food to a loyal Berkeley clientèle, Mokka will close largely due to minimum wage increases.
Blue Bottle will open its first coffee shop in Berkeley, sharing a downtown Berkeley space with a high-end ramen restaurant.
Cassie Cushing's coffee shop and storytelling venue already has a following in Point Richmond. Nosh stopped by to check it out.
Berkeley Co-Roasting is the first shared coffee roasting facility on the West Coast, and it hopes to serve as both an educational and a production facility.
Last week, Chris and Amy Hillyard of Farley's announced that the company will now divide a portion of its profits amongst all of its employees.
In this week's Bites, news on Grand Lake Kitchen's expansion, an Oakland outpost for the toast-slinging San Francisco coffee shop Trouble and much more.
With the first Red Bay Coffee Roasters café, Keba Konte hopes to transform low-wage jobs and bring some diversity into the coffee business.
West Oakland's Continental Club has a new owner, the Wolfhound Bar opens, and much more in this week's Bites.
Philz Coffee on College Avenue opens today, becoming the fourth coffee shop on a single block in the Rockridge neighborhood.
Wrecking Ball coffee will be on the menu at Kaleidoscope Coffee, a café and event space in Point Richmond, being opened by storyteller and barista Cassie Cushing.