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Carlo Petrini, Slow Food Founder Kicks Off UCB Food Politics Class

Carlo Petrini, Slow Food Founder Kicks Off UCB Food Politics Class

| September 1, 2011 | 1 Comment

Slow Food founder gives an inspiration talk on the global food movement at U.C. Berkeley’s popular new food politics class, Edible Education: The Rise and Future of the Food Movement.

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Alice Waters Serves Lunch, Launches Levi’s T-Shirts for Edible Education

Alice Waters Serves Lunch, Launches Levi’s T-Shirts for Edible Education

| August 24, 2011 | 1 Comment

Alice Waters brought box lunches to Maiden Lane near Union Square today and launched her Levi’s T-shirt line (100% organic cotton, of course) all to raise awareness and funds for her national nonprofit Edible Schoolyard Project.

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Edible Education 101: Rock Stars of Food Movement Teach UC Berkeley Class

Edible Education 101: Rock Stars of Food Movement Teach UC Berkeley Class

| August 23, 2011 | 4 Comments

New UC Berkeley class explores food politics with some of the food movement’s biggest names. The popular class is open to the general public.

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KQED’s Forum: Chez Panisse Turns 40

KQED’s Forum: Chez Panisse Turns 40

| August 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

In 1971, Alice Waters and some friends opened a neighborhood bistro in Berkeley with the aim of serving meals with the food and atmosphere of a dinner party at home. Forty years later, the way the nation eats has been dramatically changed by Chez Panisse. As the restaurant marks its anniversary, Forum talks with local chefs and food writers about the impact Chez Panisse has had on the local and national food scene.

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Remembering My Mother’s Cookbooks

Remembering My Mother’s Cookbooks

From Julia Child to the Moosewood Cookbook, a Mother’s Day reminiscence on one writer’s Mom and her cookbooks.

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Berkeley’s School Lunch Program Makes its Big Screen Debut

Berkeley’s School Lunch Program Makes its Big Screen Debut

| February 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Lunch Love Community, a series of short, shareable films documenting the Berkeley Unified School District’s school food makeover premieres on Sunday at the Pacific Film Archive in Berkeley.

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Good Food Awards Showcases Sustainable Food Artisans

Good Food Awards Showcases Sustainable Food Artisans

| January 14, 2011 | 5 Comments

The Good Food Awards honor food artisans who demonstrate high standards in taste and sustainability and kicks off a month-long series of events showcasing sustainable food producers.

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Ten Top Food News Stories of 2010: Part One

Ten Top Food News Stories of 2010: Part One

| January 1, 2011 | 9 Comments

Food, glorious, food. It’s that time of year people: Bay Area Bites brings you the best in food news for 2010.

In this two-part package, we look at the national trends and topics that sizzled over the past 12 months and serve up some local flavor on the side.

Feel free to weigh in with your own edible highlights from the year that was.

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Secrets from a Chef: Café des Amis’s Gordon Drysdale

Secrets from a Chef: Café des Amis’s Gordon Drysdale

| September 3, 2010 | 0 Comments

Chef Gordon Drysdale is back in the kitchen, at the newly opened Café Des Amis, a Union Street restaurant project that he has been working on via his role as Chef & Partner for the locally owned Bacchus Management Group. Drysdale is also in charge of the kitchens at Pizza Antica locations, which recently opened a Santa Monica outpost.

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Scouting Alice Waters’ Bay Area Eats

Scouting Alice Waters’ Bay Area Eats

| August 3, 2010 | 2 Comments

No surprise that Waters demurred on answering SFist Editor Brock Keeling’s query, “What is your favorite junk food?” However she did eventually agree to share her favorite Bay Area food-related faves with BAB. Waters has lived in North Berkeley, “a short walk away from Chez Panisse, for over 40 years.”

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Commis is Crackin’

Commis is Crackin’

| May 4, 2010 | 0 Comments

It all starts — literally — with the egg — this post, a life, my recent meal at Commis, a 10-month-old restaurant in Piedmont, Oakland.

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Jonathan Safran Foer: Video Interview and Reading

Jonathan Safran Foer: Video Interview and Reading

| November 10, 2009 | 2 Comments

Jonathan Safran Foer visited KQED’s The Writers’ Block to record a reading from his latest book, Eating Animals. He was open to participating in a spontaneous video interview and shared his personal eating preferences, where he was dining in the Bay Area, thoughts about food politics and ethics, and ideas for his next book.

Listen to the reading, Watch the video.

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The Rising Cost of Food, Part 2 of 2

The Rising Cost of Food, Part 2 of 2

| April 29, 2008 | 2 Comments

Two weeks ago, I mentioned the rising cost of food around the world. It’s been a hot topic lately, and reports are becoming more grim. Costs are starting to hit home in our supermarkets, and warehouse retail chains are even beginning to restrict volume (20 pound) rice sales due to supply issues. Most sustainable food […]

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Give the Gift of San Francisco

Give the Gift of San Francisco

| December 10, 2007 | 0 Comments

This pages of this week’s Entertainment Weekly are sprinkled with their holiday gift ideas. (Dear Amazon: No matter how many mags, blogs, or reps flog your new Kindle, I’m never going to use it. While I don’t love the space my biblio excesses take up, I love the smell, touch, and heft of real books […]

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