Tag Archives: Berkeley

Kobani Kurdish restaurant: Defiant and delicious

I often write about food and culture to educate myself as well as my readers, but rarely is the culture in question in the midst of armed conflict as my post goes live. On July 20, 2015, the same day this piece first appeared on … Continue reading

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Vintage Candies Evoke Sweet Memories at Powell’s

Get a retro sugar rush at Powell’s Sweet Shoppe. Sugar-coated nostalgia in candy you remember from your childhood (whether Boomer or Millennial) and even turn of the last century tasty treasures from Abba-Zabba’s to Zotz. Continue reading

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Jeannette Jafarzadeh’s Journey to Middle East Market

The aromatic Persian bread baked by Ecuadorian-born Jeannette Jafarzadeh at Berkeley’s Middle East Market only hints at her two year detention in Iran. Continue reading

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