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Bay Area Printmakers Show Their Style

  A diverse group of Bay Area printmakers display their works in a new exhibit at the Compound Gallery. Don’t miss the stunning pieces by Edible East Bay cover artist Susan Tibbon and over 100 other printmakers whose works are on view and for sale. Place your vote for the audience favorite award, a cash…

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Try Your Hand at Indian Dal and Flatbread

  Two workshops in the Three Stone Hearth kitchen help you put Indian dishes on your home menu. In the first, learn to make four delicious regional Indian dals, plus a lentil chutney. Enjoy the chance to work with spices common in Indian cuisine such as asafoetida, Kashmiri chili powder, curry leaves, and mustard seeds. Dal…

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Enjoy an Indigenous Dinner on a Rooftop Garden

  Slow Food East Bay continues its Cultural Food Traditions project with Indigenous America, a dinner held on a beautiful rooftop garden in Berkeley. Taste Native American cuisine prepared by Wahpepah’s Kitchen and be part of a conversation on land sovereignty and history. The evening features Crystal Wahpepah of the Kickapoo Nation and women from…

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Take a Peek at “Hello Stranger”

A few months back, we wrote about “Everybody Eats Lunch,” a local art project that brought strangers together to share a meal, and quite a few of our readers signed up to participate. Now Berkeley’s Kala Art Institute presents “Hello Stranger,” an expansive multimedia installation with 220 posters, each representing a statement by one of…

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Peach Perfect

  Peach season has arrived, and that reminds us of our 2018 story about how East Bay chefs Eric Tucker, Phil Gelb, Romney Steele, and Tina Ferguson-Riffe like to prepare their hand-picked organic peaches from Masumoto Family Farm. Gelb says, “The first cases of spring lady peaches and rose diamond nectarines have arrived from the…

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Flipping the Table on Food and Farming

  The podcast series Flipping the Table from Roots of Change offers powerful conversations about food and farming. Their latest release features noted author and activist Anna Lappé, daughter of author Frances Moore Lappé and author, toxicologist, and bioethicist Marc Lappé. Anna is the founder of Real Food Media and received the James Beard Leadership…

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Cocktails for Change

  Gather Restaurant has been giving back with a Cocktails for Change program. This week, profits from the program are donated to the Insight Garden Program (IGP). Come to Happy Hour on June 10, enjoy a drink, and help people in prison learn vocational gardening skills and landscaping. The IGP model helps to end cycles…

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Community in a Cup

    Join Farley’s East for outstanding coffee, tea, and community-based fun. After recently marking its 30th anniversary in San Francisco, Farley’s celebrates its upcoming 10th anniversary in Oakland. Enjoy a special food and drink menu and an art show celebrating many of the artists who have joined Farley’s over the years. Friends from Shut-Up…

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Summertime Brings Thirsty Third Thursdays

  Quench your thirst at the Ecology Center’s North Berkeley Farmers’ Market this summer. Enjoy beer hosted by Ocean View Brew Works, live music from 5 to 7pm, and tasting samples from local farmers. Bring a reusable mug, pint glass, mason jar, or other vessel. Proceeds support the Ecology Center. Info: here   Thirsty Third…

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Explore Our East Bay Food Maps

    Dip back into our spring fish tacos map . . .                                                     Check out our new Favorite Scoops of Summer map . . . And by all means,…

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