Berkeley

Professional business lunch
02 Mar 2016

When Cities Make Laws About Your Food

It’s true that consumers must make informed decisions about their food intake. I mean hey, it’s your health. But it’s also true that foods in the USA aren’t as well-regulated as we expect and even though we know in theory that big portions aren’t good for us, that too much salt

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bas beirut
28 Sep 2015

Win Tickets To See Beirut @ The Greek in Berkeley!

  Sweet madre hey-sus, I love me some Zach Condon. Beirut’s music merges a variety of genres with a Balkan beat underlining. Their energetic performances have got everybody talking all across the globe, most noticeably from their appearance on the BBC program, later with Jools Holland in 2010. Beirut like to

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brainstormer
11 Nov 2013

A Huge List of Bar Trivia Nights in San Francisco (And Oakland and Berkeley Too!)

Image Courtesy of Brainstormer Trivia is exactly what its name tells you: the trivial gunk knowledge that clogs up the important, higher functioning regions of your brain. And unless you’re the one percent of brain gunk retainers, you can’t put any of that to use on a game show. (Unless

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arki-truck-2
22 Dec 2012

The Architect’s Kitchen: Blueprints for Fried Chicken and Doughnuts?

Some people say that you can create romance by highlighting your environment- a sort of curb appeal. Although there’s nothing romantic about eating in a parking lot, there have been moments when the food you’re consuming transforms you elsewhere. The Architect’s Kitchen, a one-year old truck that’s building and serving

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ippuku
16 Oct 2012

Ippuku: Offal on a stick and Chicken Tartare

Ippuku’s sake on tap There was a time when we as a people lived in fear of eating under-cooked pork.  Casting my mind back to the early 80’s, when A-Ha’s “Take On Me” was annoyingly inescapable and dudes everywhere sported see-through mesh t-shirts, our mothers and fathers were unwitting violators

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22 Jul 2012

Cupkates: Key Lime Pie for Peasants…

I don’t normally like cupcakes. At best, I think they’re a great mobilizer of sugar into the system of greedy 5th graders during holiday parties with classmade, construction paper, chain link streamers. Well, that’s the only time I made and consumed cupcakes. Then, when the cupcake craze swept over America

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abba-dancing-queen
25 Apr 2012

How to Be a Dancing Queen on a Budget

The answer to this question is easy:  smear on massive amounts of lipstick, back-comb your wig into voluminous perfection, climb up onto a table, and shake your thing because hips don’t lie, honey!  Oh, wait.  So you just want to learn how to dance like a pro, but don’t have

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