Jenny Oh

Jenny is happy to wear multiple hats at KQED; she works as an Interactive Producer for the Science & Environment unit and blogs for Bay Area Bites, KQED's popular food blog. Jenny graduated with honors from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts Film and Television program and has worked for WNET/PBS, The Learning Channel, Sundance Channel and HBO.

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Mexican Restaurant Comal Opens its Doors in Berkeley

Mexican Restaurant Comal Opens its Doors in Berkeley

| May 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Comal, the new Mexican restaurant that opened last Friday in downtown Berkeley, was packed on the second night of its debut.

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Cruising for Caffeine – The East Bay Edition

Cruising for Caffeine – The East Bay Edition

| May 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Last spring, my friend Pamela Palma and I organized a big group bicycle ride that visited several of our favorite coffee shops and cafes in San Francisco. For our second annual event, we created an East Bay edition comprised of six stops spread throughout Oakland and Berkeley.

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QUEST: Edible Insects – Finger Lickin’ Grub

QUEST: Edible Insects – Finger Lickin’ Grub

| April 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

QUEST launched its sixth television season this past Wednesday, and one of the fascinating stories from the premiere episode, “Edible Insects: Finger Lickin’ Grub,” focuses on a food trend that’s newer to Americans, but not to the rest of the globe: eating bugs.

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Film Review: Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Film Review: Jiro Dreams of Sushi

| April 3, 2012 | 1 Comment

As someone who has a deep appreciation for both food and films, I was looking forward to the documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi coming to theatres in the Bay Area this month.

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Should My Gadget Stay or Should It Go: It’s Spring Cleaning Time

Should My Gadget Stay or Should It Go: It’s Spring Cleaning Time

| March 20, 2012 | 9 Comments

It’s officially the first day of spring, and for me, that means it’s time for my usual round of spring cleaning in the kitchen. I’ll usually take a weekend afternoon and spend a couple of hours digging through our drawers and cupboards to see what needs to get sold, donated to charity or given away.

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New Burger on the Block: Flipside

New Burger on the Block: Flipside

| March 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

In Oakland, the Lake Merritt food scene is starting to get crowded with a newish crop of burger restaurants that have opened recently like Kwik-Way, Trueburger and now Flipside.

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KQED’s Interactive Team Gets “Hands On Gourmet” in the Kitchen

KQED’s Interactive Team Gets “Hands On Gourmet” in the Kitchen

| February 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Since the KQED Interactive team is behind a computer for most of the day tinkering in the virtual realm, it’s nice to take a break and interact with our colleagues in the real world — and there’s no better way to do that than with a gathering that’s centered around food.

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Ike’s Lair Opens in Uptown Oakland’s Franklin Square

Ike’s Lair Opens in Uptown Oakland’s Franklin Square

| February 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

I had never tried an Ike’s Place sandwich until this past Friday night. But then I heard the good word that an Ike’s Lair was opening in the Uptown District of Oakland, right in Franklin Square.

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Let Them Cook For You: Haven

Let Them Cook For You: Haven

| January 10, 2012 | 1 Comment

Before you make a reservation at Haven, the latest addition to chef / restauranteur Daniel Patterson’s growing restaurant group, be sure you are hungry. Very hungry.

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Two-Step On Over To B-Side BBQ

Two-Step On Over To B-Side BBQ

| December 26, 2011 | 1 Comment

B-Side BBQ is the newest venture from Tanya Holland, West Oakland chef/owner of Brown Sugar Kitchen.

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Casual East Bay Eats For Holiday Company

Casual East Bay Eats For Holiday Company

| December 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Try this short list of fail-proof places in the East Bay. These are restaurants my husband and I go to if we’re feeling too lazy to cook or want to take folks out for a good, reasonably priced meal.

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A Cafe Community Grows In Oakland: Arbor Cafe Is Open For Business

A Cafe Community Grows In Oakland: Arbor Cafe Is Open For Business

| December 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Temescal’s Telegraph Avenue in Oakland is becoming quite the coffee-lovers’ hot spot. There’s a new cafe on the block, Arbor, which has been open since October.

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Filling the Pantry of the San Francisco Food Bank with Pedal Power

Filling the Pantry of the San Francisco Food Bank with Pedal Power

| November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

The 6th Annual Supermarket Street Sweep is a charity bike race that benefits the San Francisco Food Bank. This year’s event takes place on Saturday, December 3.

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A Cook’s Manifesto: Ruhlman’s Twenty Cookbook

A Cook’s Manifesto: Ruhlman’s Twenty Cookbook

| November 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

From salt to water, roast to braise, Michael Ruhlman gives a thorough run down of basic culinary techniques and ingredients in his book, “Ruhlman’s Twenty.”

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