The Berkeley resident, bestselling author and Cal professor talks about his highly praised new work exploring mental health through the underground world of psychedelic drugs.
Looking for something good to listen to when driving, working out, walking the dog, or simply lounging on the couch?
The new documentary 'Cooked' travels the globe as well as to Berkeley, but at its heart the message is simple: cooking is an essential need and pleasure for a balanced life.
We've got good news and bad news in this week's Bites: Mr. Dewie's has found a permanent location while University Avenue's Kobani Grill is remodeling. Read on for these details and more.
For the first time Cal students interested in studying how the food system works can obtain a minor degree in it.
BERKELEY SPARK FESTIVAL The Berkeley Spark 3.0 Arts and Innovation Festival will bring artisans, innovators and nonprofits to Civic Center Park on Saturday for a community-based, participant-driven event that aims to connect the great East Bay. The festival features local independent makers with a focus on sustainability and originality. It also serves as a place for fans of the Burning Man culture to gather, and for those who are heading to the desert to stock up on gear and accessories. Civic Center Park is at Martin Luther King, Jr. Way and Center Street. The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Learn more at berkeleyspark.org. (more…)
Mention "Berkeleyside Nosh" at Mrs Dalloway's bookstore and you'll receive a 10% discount on any of these books!
Inspired by the cowboy Chuck Wagon, the Charlie Cart Project hopes to teach school kids around the country to cook with a little kitchen on wheels.
The new Edible Education 101 class is starting up at UC Berkeley. Now to snag one of those free tickets!
The Berkeley writer talks about his top take-away from learning how to cook, and why he thinks cooking may solve many of our problems.
New coffee shop in the Dimond, Ad Hoc chef pop-ups, hot restaurants, and much more fresh East Bay food news.
Two weeks ago, 600 Berkeleyside readers were treated to 90 minutes of conversation with The Three Michaels: Michael Chabon, Michael Lewis and Michael Pollan, moderated by Sedge Thomson. As a special holiday treat, here’s a podcast of the evening. To listen, either click on the link or right-click to save to your computer, tablet or phone. You can subscribe to Berkeleyside podcasts using our feed.