Berkeley firefighters were able to extinguish the flames within ten minutes, but the restaurant was still damaged badly.
The sale of the legendary restauranteur's cast-offs, as well as those of her daughter, drew a huge crowd to Berkeley on Sunday morning.
The Vine Street shop is set to close on Feb. 28.
Even after being attacked and told to "get out of Berkeley," the friends said they did not want to pursue a criminal case against a woman who followed them down Shattuck Avenue.
The owners of the four-year-old 'clean food' café and food market are looking for a buyer to take over their business.
The husband-wife owners will close the 84-year-old bakery in the Gourmet Ghetto to retire.
An assault and carjacking that happened in Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto early Monday morning ended with an arrest of a female suspect in West Oakland.
The two brothers who now own the 39-year-old Berkeley institution plan to keep Poulet's healthful focus, uniquely Berkeley spirit and, of course, its chicken recipes.
At a town hall held this week, discussion centered on whether to build much-needed student housing on a Berkeley tract of land long used for extensive research.
Was it Herb Caen, Alice Kahn or someone else entirely who coined the phrase? You asked Nosh and we have the answer.
BPD detectives are asking community members to help identify a suspect in numerous armed robberies in Berkeley, Albany, Alameda, San Leandro and Walnut Creek.
A Safeway staffer was stabbed Thursday afternoon, and police and paramedics are on the scene in North Berkeley.