+

Berkeley

Home to Chez Panisse, Berkeley has everything from great takeout to awesome Nepalese food. Chowhounds discuss the must-try restaurants plus where to find everything from lunch to dessert.

Layout:

Where can I buy Halloumi in the East Bay?

h
by highfalutin 21 days ago

Grilled Halloumi cheese is a common, inexpensive fast food item in Berlin due to the large Turkish population there. I love eating it while I'm in Germany, but it's much harder to find in Oakland, ...

May 5 Webinar: Behind the Wines with Elaine Chukan Brown | Ep. 5 – Hardy Wallace, Owner and Winemaker, Dirty and Rowdy Family Winery

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Catch up with Hardy Wallace, owner and winemaker at Dirty and Rowdy Family Winery and Steve Edmunds, winemaker and owner of Edmunds St. John. Sponsored by the Wine Institute https://discovercali...

Topics Related to Berkeley

Browse All Topics ›

Chez Panisse Farm Boxes and Pantry Goods, Berkeley

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Chez Panisse has joined the gaggle of restaurants helping consumers get their hands on top quality fresh produce and pantry items. Its online shop opens for orders on Friday at noon (and sells out ...

Boichik Bagels in Berkeley?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Boichik Bagels opened its long-awaited brick and mortar on Black Friday in the venue where Noah's got its start. Yesterday morning I stopped by the one-week old shop a little after 10am to find a s...

Peet's Coffee: Free shipping until April 14

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

"REE GROUND SHIPPING ON ALL ORDERS, NO PROMO CODE NEEDED UNTIL APRIL 14, 2020 With the ever-changing coronavirus (COVID-19) affecting the way we work and play, we know that many are sticking clo...

At a growing number of coffee shops, getting a coffee to go means checking out a cup

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

"If you buy a cup of coffee to go at Babette Café in Berkeley, California, later this month, you might not be able to get it in a disposable cup. The owners have one case of compostable cups left, ...

I just discovered Soofoo. They have it at Grocery Outlet too.

l
by ltsering 5 years ago

I had a really good salad at the Whole Foods salad bar on Gilman -- kale, something called "Soofoo" (that I had never heard of), and a tangy lemon dressing. It was so tasty that when I saw a bag of...

Ryowa in Berkeley

h
by Hiko Ikeda 18 years ago

This week's East Bay Express had the following review. Link: http://www.eastbayexpress.com/issues/2002-09-11/food.html/1/index.html

Looking for restaurant recommendation

s
by Sarahhr93 5 months ago

Hi, I'm looking for a recommendation for a great restaurant for a birthday meal. I live in Berkeley but am happy to travel around the SF Bay Area, including to the city, and my maximum budget for 1...

Where can I find French butter in the north bay?

s
by Soonyana 6 months ago

Would like to know specifically about where in Berkeley or Santa Rosa/Healdsburg? I know about the wonderful French store in San Rafael.......and the butter by BiValve at the farmers market is gr...

Need a sous vide machine? Or electric mixer? Berkeley Public Library to begin lending kitchen tools

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

" . . . The city’s popular Tool Lending Library is expanding its offerings to include kitchen appliances, making it one of the few libraries in North America — and the first in California — to lend...

Pastries for the Lunar New Year at Masse's (Berkeley)

daveena
by daveena 8 years ago

I went up to Masse's to find a chocolate cake for a family member's birthday and was blown away by the gorgeous pastries they made for the Lunar New Year - yuzu eclairs with pale green icing and pa...

Catering an East Bay engagement party at home with Chinese takeout

t
by tummyache 6 months ago

Hi, Looking for advice in throwing an engagement party at home (Piedmont) for about 40 guests. We were thinking of Peking Duck and supplementing with other dishes that would be good without having...

Local SF Bay Area Supper Club?

harrydehal
by harrydehal 7 months ago

Hey fellow 'hounders! I've searched the discussions and have found very few threads, mostly several years or decades old -- but have there been any attempts or interest in starting a supper or dini...

2017 Edmunds St John Bone-Jolly rose, $99 per case

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

An incredible offer from my friend Steve Edmunds of Edmunds St. John to raise money for Sonoma County wildfire relief. He is offering his 2017 Edmunds St. John Bone-Jolly rosé for $99 per case (12 ...

Ramen - house-made noodles

l
by luvwine4 8 months ago

Is there a Ramen restaurant in the East Bay that makes their own noodles? Fresh made noodles - if they're made right - have a nice, chewy texture. I like Hiroshi's in Walnut Creek okay, but they do...

Dungeness Crab with Egg Yolk in Steamed "Mantou" Bun Sandwich - Is this a real "authentic" thing?

j
by jhleung 9 months ago

Querying your wisdom --- is this a real "Chinese-cuisine-thing" or is it something that the restaurant made up? .... does anyone know? Anyways, what you have is a huge pile of picked dungeness ...

CA Bay Area. What are you cooking during the blackout?

s
by seefoo 9 months ago

Trying to have some fun during all of this. I’m drinking all my beer for starters. I see a seafood blitzkrieg in my future. I have lots of tuna and salmon. I’ll be pulling out my two burner Cam...

Aug 1, Dine out to raise $40K for Planned Parenthood

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

The Bay Area is joining communities across the country to raise funds for Planned Parenthood on August 1. Drink and dine TONIGHT at participating restaurants that are donating a portion of their pr...

Guanciale in Oakland/berkeley

c
by craeg 1 year ago

Does anyone know of a butcher/meat market which has guanciale in oakland or berkeley? Discussions on this are all > 5 years old and most locations suggested are long gone.