Summer 2014

Lucky Dog

Hayward Hot Sauce  Gathering Heat By Sarah Henry   It started as a weekend hobby and turned into a hot commodity. So just over a year ago, after seven years of tinkering with recipes at home, former IT and project management man Scott Zalkind ditched the day job in favor of slinging hot sauce at…

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Editor's Mixing Bowl

Everything flows and nothing stays fixed. The principle of change as the only constant in the universe, attributed to Greek philosopher Heraclitus of Ephesus, is stock in trade for a journalist. But nevertheless, I can’t help admiring a seeming constant that for over seven years held steady through our editorial process at Edible East Bay.…

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Contents Summer 2014

EDITOR’S MIXING BOWL SIDE DISH Lucky Dog Hot Sauce Abesha Ethiopian Restaurant La Cocina alums launch East Bay businesses UC Berkeley’s student grocers East Bay food tours SEVEN STARS OF SUMMER FINANCING OAKLAND’S NEW RESTAURANTS CO-OP CATERING BUSINESSES LEAD IN YOUR GARDEN SOIL? FIBERSHED Recipes: Kerrs Dinner to Dye For  WHAT’S IN SEASON    ABOUT…

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Financing Oakland's New Restaurants

  BEHIND THE BOOM The Finances Fueling Oakland’s New Wave of Restaurants By Sarah Henry • Photos by Stacy Ventura Oakland is having a protracted It moment. First came word that the New York Times deemed the “gritty” city one of the 45 places to visit in 2012. Last year, the international press weighed in…

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