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Commercial Community Kitchens: Trending Now

February 19, 2013 baking

Commercial kitchens with a community focus are popping up all over. Read about three with distinct flavors of their own.

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Latinas Share Wealth in Food and Farming

January 26, 2012 farmers' markets

Call it Latin influence: A growing group of successful Latina entrepreneurs are serving as role models for the next generation of food artisans and farmers with Latin roots.

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Scientist By Day, Grilled Cheese Champ By Night

September 16, 2011 bay citizen

Michael Davidson (aka GrilledCheezGuy) peddles the American classic on his food cart.

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SF Street Food Fest: The Twitter Set and the Untwitterific

August 31, 2011 bay area bites

A recap of the San Francisco Street Food Festival, mobile chow central for a new wave of street food vendors.

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Gail Lillian of Liba: Food Truck Picks for OTG Berkeley

August 31, 2011 berkeley bites

Gail Lillian, of Liba Falafel, talks street eats, news trucks, and shares tips on her favorite mobile vendors.

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San Francisco Street Food Festival: Veg-Friendly Eats

August 19, 2011 bay area bites

A guide to a dozen food truck purveyors dishing up vegetarian options at the San Francisco Street Food Festival.

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Ebbett’s Good to Go Debuts at Berkeley’s Off the Grid

August 17, 2011 berkeley bites

Two at-home moms, who started a street food truck peddling gourmet sandwiches to the office crowd a year ago, bring their mobile food to Berkeley’s Off the Grid.

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Off the Grid & Bites on Broadway: Food Trucks Debut in East Bay

May 31, 2011 bay area bites

Food truck hubs are setting up shop in the East Bay this summer. Off the Grid opens in North Berkeley June 1; Bites on Broadway begins in Oakland June 10.

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The Artisan Kitchen in Richmond: A Co-op Cooking Space

May 10, 2011 baking

The Artisan Kitchen, a cooperative kitchen in Richmond, California, serves as an incubator for budding food businesses in the Bay Area.

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Ten Top Food News Stories of 2010: Part One

January 2, 2011 bay area bites

Five of the biggest food news stories in 2010: school food, street food, food politics, food safety, and DIY eats.

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What Next for Berkeley’s Multi Culti Grill and Birdland Jazz?

December 10, 2010 berkeley bites

The Bird Man, Michael Parayno, brings BBQ street eats and jazz grooves to a sleepy stretch of North Berkeley.

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Street Food Scene Mostly Bypasses Berkeley

October 18, 2010 berkeley bites

Why isn’t food-obsessed Berkeley friendly to fancy food trucks?

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Two Berkeley Moms Try Their Hand At Street Eats

August 27, 2010 berkeley bites

The Twitter handle pretty much sums things up. Two food-obsessed moms try to have their cake and eat it too: Start a food truck and still be home with the kids. Meet the newest truck on the block to hit the streets of Emeryville, in the East Bay of San Francisco. You can’t miss the [...]

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Eat Real Food Lit Fest: Writers on Street Eats, Growing Greens & More

August 26, 2010 berkeley bites

The Eat Real Festival hosts the Eat Real Lit Fest, a showcase for local food writers talking about street eats, growing greens, and more.

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Street Cart Cuisine: Think Global, Eat Local

November 19, 2009 street food

Due to last minuteitis (recently afflicted but may be chronic condition) and email error (note to self: figure out spam filter so important stuff doesn’t get sucked into spamland) I missed the boat — well not the boat actually but a hot air balloon — on the World Street Food confab last week at the [...]

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San Francisco's Street Eats Scene

October 30, 2009 comfort food

Okay, so I’m a little obsessed with street food right now. First it was Oakland. Then Sydney. Last night it was time to check out the sidewalk scene in my old stomping ground San Francisco. It was the call of the Creme Brulee Cart that beckoned me across the Bay on a night when there [...]

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Sydney Street Food

October 14, 2009 food events

On my last evening in Sydney I took a quick swing through the Night Noodle Markets, downtown Sydney’s own street food fair, and part of the Sydney International Food Festival.  Hyde Park north, a fig-tree filled swatch of grass in this southern city’s central business district, is a prime setting for stalls selling, well, all [...]

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A Shout Out for the Eat Real Food Festival

August 29, 2009 comfort food

A roasty toasty day by the bay and foodie folk swarmed Jack London Square in Oakland to sample cheap-yet-chic street eats dished out of food trucks and pedal carts at the Eat Real Festival, an outdoor event where small bites sell for five bucks or less. Thanks, in part, to Twitter, grabbing good food on [...]

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