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the grub street diet
John Birdsall Knows Salsa Can Save Sous-Vide Turkey
“There’s a lesson here … that the Mexican market can save a fearsome load of aspirational tech protein from blandness and, ultimately, despair.”
Charlottesville Restaurant Owner Threatened After Kicking Out Nazi Sympathizers
“You’ve gotta go,” the owner told a group that gave Hitler salutes.
Berkeley Could Ban Plastic Straws
They want to encourage people to carry around their own personal straw.
Animal-Rights Activists Invaded Chez Panisse
If anyone is mindful about ingredients and sourcing, it’s Alice Waters.
Berkeley’s Soda Tax Appears to Be Working
A new study charts a 21 percent drop in consumption after it went into effect.
Some Weirdo Put Severed Boar Heads Outside Two Vegetarian Restaurants
Who hates carrots this much?
Coke and Taxes
Voters Overwhelmingly Approved America’s First Soda Tax
Take a big gulp: It’s a penny per ounce.
Berkeley Vows Its Soda-Tax Vote Is Going to Be Big Soda’s
The beverage industry disagrees but has invested $1.4 million just in case.
Very Rich People Can Bid on a Chez Panisse Lunch With Michael Pollan
The current bid is $750, but it’s valued at $5,000.
Watch Alice Waters Discuss Chez Panisse’s Postfire Renovations
She got the beautiful ceiling that she’s always wanted.
Chez Panisse Reopens Today
Three and a half months after the fire.
Post-Blaze Chez Panisse Reopens With Ritzy $2,500-Per-Head Fund-raiser
Alice’s restaurant returns, Meyer lemons and all.
Quote of the Day
Amy Murray Still Gets Meat & Potatoes People In Berkeley
Whale Meat Resurfaces; Machete Hero Saves Woman in Islands Parking Lot
DNA tests show whale meat served in L.A. and Korea, while police are called to an attack at a Marina del Rey restaurant.
Pot Dispensary to Move Into Former Scharffen Berger Chocolate Factory
Despite multiple objections from neighbors and a potential lawsuit by a developer, the pot club is set to move in.
The New York Diet
Michael Pollan Forages for Chanterelles, Doesn’t Sweat Unsustainable Sushi
“I had twelve-grain toast with smoked salmon that my mother had gotten from Barney Greengrass.”
Waters Runs Deep
Alice Waters Puts A Little Sugar in Your Bowl on KCRW
Alice Waters guest DJs on KCRW.
Meritage Opens for Real at the Claremont
The new restaurant in the Claremont is finally official after weeks of soft opening.
Best Job Ever: Sample Beer for $27.50 an Hour
A beer-tasting job that pays better-than-journeyman rates might be hard to get, so you’d better hit up Berkeley’s new beer history exhibit and tasting.