Rich Avella went from trick-riding BMX bikes to co-founding one of the most successful specialty coffee chains in the East Bay.
Royal Coffee's new stunningly designed Oakland home base features a tasting room with public café, event space, roasting and brewing labs.
Nomadic Coffee recruits and pays emerging and established poets to write verse to include in every bag of beans.
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17 restaurants opened, seven closed in Berkeley, Oakland, Emeryville, Albany and Alameda this month.
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In the last two years more than 12 restaurants have closed in Jack London Square, but several new food businesses are planned for the area. Will they succeed?
The coffee roastery-cafe and the sustainable butchery-restaurant will join the culinary offerings at Jack London Square
Berkeley's Winnie Yu has launched a cold-brew coffee and tea company that brings out the best flavors in iced beverages.
The new Berkeley-based coffee shop and training program aims to help refugees land barista jobs.
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.