Edible Schoolyard has teamed up with UC Berkeley to bring us the second year of Edible Education 103, a series of Tuesday night lectures about food and agriculture with a different guest lecturer each week. The lectures are moderated by Knight Professor of Journalism and general god-among-foodies, M ... More >>
The classroom is silent except for the sounds of chewing and scribbling. The air is sharp with salt, spice, and vinegar. A dozen students sit around the large table, heads down, scrawling notes, taking small bites, closing their eyes in concentration.
This is the Food Craft Institute. In its first ... More >>
Friday night was the first of the James Beard Foundation's two national awards galas this year. This one celebrated the media, with awards given out for television shows, print and online journalism, and cookbooks. There were upsets (Jonathan Gold only took home one one of the three awards he was ... More >>
Books Inc., Cafe Rouge, and the Pasta Shop, all located on Fourth Street in Berkeley, have joined forces to create the Cooks' Book Club, a monthly event combining book readings with food and wine. Participating merchants will also make it easy to buy the ingredients for recipes mentioned in t ... More >>
Jake Tilson/FlickrHarold McGee.Seeing him wax poetic on TV about fat-on-fat with Anthony Bourdain is but a taste of author Harold McGee's knowledge. At an upcoming Q&A session, you can ask the master of food science lingering questions about the "why" of cooking. McGee is headed to Omnivore B ... More >>
Maki: Can't resist mackerel.Morgan Maki's duck liver pâté changes lives. The in-house butcher for Bi-Rite Market has what fans consider epic charcuterie skills, plus an understanding of animal anatomy he shares with students in lamb-butchery classes at 18 Reasons, the Bi-Rite spinoff Maki h ... More >>
Incanto's Chris Cosentino (left) and Sebo's Michael Black react to the broadcast.
A handful of chefs and others who appeared in the San Francisco episode of Anthony Bourdain's No Reservations gathered at Bloodhound in SOMA last night to watch the broadcast. Incanto chef Chris Co ... More >>
phxpma/FlickrAre you feeling like a fresh and tasty Southern Italian mini-vacation -- via dinner -- is in order? Incanto (1550 Church at Duncan) is continuing its summer-long Cucina Povera prix-fixe dinner series on Sunday and Monday nights (it features the peasant food of a different Italian region ... More >>