Summer cooking camps for young East Bay wannabe chefs go way beyond PB&J and chocolate chip cookies.Read More
A trio of quirky museums in Berkeley elevates perfume, textiles, and sake to new heights.Read More
In the busy aisles of the East Bay’s ethnic markets, adventurous home cooks rub shoulders with transplants from other lands doing their regular marketing. Local specialty stores provide pickled vegetables, Indian spices, masa harina, Scandinavian lutefisk, lumpia wrappers—and a window on the world.Read More
This Valentine’s Day, a host of superb local chocolatiers offers scrumptious ways to say “I love you” without breaking the bank. Whether it’s creamy truffles, exotic bars, avant-garde bonbons spiked with tequila, or perhaps an edible Venus of Willendorf you’re after, an East Bay confectioner is standing by to fill the bill.Read More
Faces of the East Bay
The pandemic created the urgency for many East Bay families to set up an estate plan. Richmond Estate Planning Attorney, Sara Diamond answers questions about wills, trusts, powers of attorney and advance health care directives.
Jacomena van Huizen Maybeck’s life began in 1901 on a Javanese sugar plantation and ended ninety-five years later in her house in the Berkeley hills. I met her in 1977, as my boyfriend and I followed the rumors of a unique cottage for rent. From the time of our first...
Ray Darten means for its color clothing to be worn.
A Cal psychologist has a simple prescription for race relations.