There was a positive review of Restaurant Raphael on Center St. in Berkeley in the East Bay Express (new kosher Italian, w/ seafood and veg, owned by Noah, formerly of Noah's Bagels). Interested in hearing from Chowhounds who've eaten there.
Summer is in full swing, which (hopefully) means trips to the park or the beach. If you’re taking a picnic along, you should know a few food safety rules so you can pack, transport, and eat your meal without the threat of food poisoning. Liz Weinandy