Edible East Bay News

Fish Tales And Valentines -

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Local crab is off the menu this season, but Alaskan crab is plentiful and safe to eat. Photo: Julia Prince

Local fishmongers talk alternatives. Read more.


Sea Bounty 

Seafood

Read our book reviews here.


An East Bay Love Week Calendar

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Ideas for local Valentine’s celebrations with family, friends, and lovers. Read more.

Two Oyster Recipes

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Make the best of what our coast
has to offer this winter. Read more.

Chocolate Futures

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Ever tasted Haitian chocolate?
Read more.

Restaurant Week and Healthful Nettles -

Indulge on a Budget

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Restaurant Week offerings are delicious and affordable: through Jan 31 in Berkeley; through Jan 24 in Oakland. Read more


SOS for the Oceans

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Festival celebrates sustainable seas and seafood: January 30.  Read more


Nettle Power

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A healing pesto invigorates the body. Read more


Books on Super Foods for Super Health

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Read the book reviews here.

Comforting Soups and Second Chances -

A Warming Winter Soup

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Lacinato kale from Tomatero Farm enhances this vegan dish. Read more.

Scion Swap

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California Rare Fruit Growers holds its Annual Scion Exchange: January 16. Read more.

Establishing New Roots Through Cooking

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New Roots Oakland helps newly arrived refugees create food businesses. Read more.


Warming Soups and Stews (and Some Sweet Maple Syrup)

Books

Read these book reviews.


An Opportunity for Women Chefs

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The James Beard Foundation offers mentorships for women in the restaurant world.
Read more.

Crafts, Tamales, And Pie À La Mode -

Dip into the Holidays


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An illustrated recipe by artist Patricia Robinson and writer/food producer Barbara Kobsar
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‘Tis the Season for Tamales!

South-of-the-border

Book reviews here

 

 

Crafts on the Waterfront

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Savor the arts and the food at KPFA’s Winter Crafts Fair: December 19 & 20
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Pie à la Mode

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A talented 12-year-old Oakland chef competes on the Food Network: January 4
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Seasonal Recipes, Month by Month

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A local artist finds inspiration in the garden and kitchen. Read more

 

Bread, Jam, & Tea-Steeped Spirits -

Bread Lights the Way at the East Bay Waldorf School

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Santa Lucia buns offer a lesson in generosity.  Read more

Season’s Steepings 

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Spice up the holidays with
tea-steeped spirits. Read more

Seasonal Pairings 

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Find out what to sip with your
holiday feast. Read more

Gift Books for the Food Curious

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 Taste, Mingle, and Shop

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Urban homesteaders open house:
December 12 &13
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 Spread the Goodness

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Enjoy a local award-winner’s
handcrafted chutneys and jams.
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Soups, Sweets, And Tweets -

Memorable Madeleines

 

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Donsuemor offers French pastries with East Bay roots. Read more.

Soups and Stews in
Aid of Syria

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A collection of recipes from acclaimed chefs supports the UN Refugee Agency.
Read more. 

East Bay Homecoming

 

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Kitchen Gypsy Joanne Weir returns to Chez Panisse.   Read more.

Life-Saving Recipes

 

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Edible Iowa River Valley reviews Ruth Reichl’s engrossing memoir and cookbook.  Read more

For the Record

 

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A correction, a clarification, and some news about the Mandela Foods Cooperative.  Read more.

Vineyard Cheer

 

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Livermore Valley wineries welcome visitors with tastings, crafts, and foods.
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