Transforming his passion into a profession

BERKELEY, Calif. — It’s 9 a.m. and folks unpack folding tables and neatly arrange their artisanal crafts upon them.  These vendors often go unnoticed; they seem to blend in with the background of the streets.  It may be instinct to some to drive stereotypes about their seemingly simple lifestyle, but it’s in this simplicity that…

Small restaurant spurs revolution

BERKELEY, Calif. — Walking into Chez Panisse, one can tell this is no ordinary restaurant. Chez Panisse gives a relaxed yet romantic atmosphere, while still serving the highest standard of healthy food. The restaurant downstairs has low lighting, mahogony furniture and fresh flowers that fill the room with a sweet, elegant aroma. The cafe upstairs, being…

A Fresh Start

BERKELEY, Calif. — California natives are notorious for craving only the healthiest, most delicious organic foods in the state. The Berkeley Farmer’s Market feeds these indulgences with fresh produce, bread, and pastries. However, it is the unique backgrounds and hard work of the vendors that gives the food the taste and character that locals thrive on. The…