The socially conscious coffee company is off and running after a successful crowdfunding campaign; it also takes over Blue Bottle's coveted farmers market spot in Berkeley.
By Francesca Paris
With Blue Bottle no longer selling at farmers markets, two upstart East Bay coffee companies are in the running for the slot.
BUSD's beleaguered cooking and gardening program will see a welcome injection of funds from the soda tax.
Emeryville's Public Market announces the addition of two new restaurants, Shiba Ramen and KoJa Kitchen. This and much more in this week's Bites.
More low-income Californians will get access to fresh produce because of a $3.7 million federal grant.
Citing safety concerns, the city of Berkeley wants to move the North Berkeley farmers market to a few hundred feet south-east of its current site on Shattuck Avenue.
Throughout history, mandarins were used as stocking stuffers along with chocolate coins.
Winter squash are incredibly versatile: great for decorations and for sweet dishes like pies, they also taste excellent baked in savory dishes.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who fought unsuccessfully to establish a cap on the size of soda portions sold in that city, has donated $85,000 to the Yes on Measure D campaign.
News from Rosamunde Sausage, Smashburger, Plum Bar and much more, in this week's Bites.
SHREK THE MUSICAL Shrek the Musical continues at Berkeley Playhouse through Aug. 3, including several performances on Saturday July 12 and Sunday July 13. This “silly, modern-day fairytale,” described as “a visual adventure” and “highly entertaining” by local reviewers, tells the story of everyone’s favorite ogre who goes on a life-changing adventure. Joined by a wise-cracking donkey, this unlikely hero fights a fearsome dragon, rescues a feisty princess and learns that friendship and love aren’t only found in fairy tales. The large adult and youth cast is directed and choreographed by Matthew McCoy with music direction by Rachel Robinson. Visit Berkeley Playhouse for dates and times, including several “pay what you can” performances. (more…)