Everyone is talking about ramen, and there’s a ramen shop in almost every East Bay neighborhood. But what about all the other delicious Asian soups out there with the same soul-warming potential? Here are ten soups (at eight venues) you might not have thought of.
If Tuesday’s match were played in beer, it seems that everyone would win. Here’s some analysis to shed light on what the U.S. and Belgium bring to the table.
What’s better than beer? Beer that’s enjoyed outdoors — whether in the summer sun or with warm evening breezes. Here’s a guide to popular beer gardens, breweries and bars with outdoor seating in Alameda, Berkeley, Emeryville, Oakland and San Leandro.
For centuries, brewers have given farmers leftover grain to use as animal feed without any problems. So why is the FDA currently trying to regulate it?
If you’ve never heard of a Michelada, you are in for a treat! It’s like a Bloody Mary ran into a Mexican lager and had a party.
More Beer is Brewing in Berkeley: Westbrae Biergarten and Hoi Polloi Brewpub and Beat Lounge are Now Open
More options for beer lovers in Berkeley have recently popped up as Westbrae Biergarten and Hoi Polloi Brewpub and Beat Lounge are now open for business.
Summer is upon us, and there’s no shortage of outdoor venues to enjoy the warm weather — especially with the surging influx of beer gardens cropping up in the East Bay. Uptown’s Lost and Found is the latest addition to the Oakland scene.
There’s now a whole range of establishments where you can indulge in the sizzling sausage and burgeoning craft beer scene in the East Bay.
Think you know what craft beer is? Since the last time you checked, the meaning has probably changed. Increasingly, the industry is making exceptions to the definition to accommodate big breweries.
If craft beers seem to be everywhere these days, there’s good reason: Sales jumped 20 percent in 2013. To stand out in an increasingly crowded field, many brewers are pushing the flavor frontiers.
Mary Ladd reports the juiciest updates on hot new spots from cult ice cream maker Humphry Slocombe–yes, there will be Secret Breakfast! Then there’s the Dogpatch project from Dave McLean, the beer maker behind Magnolia Gastropub and Brewery and Alembic–look for tasty BBQ (including smoked pork belly, beef brisket and house-made sausages) from Chef Dennis Lee of Namu.
A company claims to have created a “fit beer” that can help replenish the body after a workout. We turned to science to see if beer and exercise can really go hand-in-hand. The answer? Yes – and no.
In a twist on the old “teach a man to fish” adage, a Vancouver group teaches inveterate alcoholics to brew their own booze. The goal? Keeping them from drinking unsafe liquids that contain alcohol.