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9 facts you didn’t know about soy and tofu

We all know what tofu is. We’ve eaten it in our salads at Smart Alec’s, in our burgers at Saturn Cafe or as fried snacks at any of the boba shops around town. But do you know what tofu is actually made of, how it’s actually made or the variety Read More…

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Meet the Berkeley guy who put coconut chips on the market

The Clog attended a food entrepreneurship panel hosted by the Student Financial Advisory Committee at the Haas School of Business on Thursday night. The event began with a Q&A session with Berkeley-based business owners John Scharffenberger of Scharffen Berger Chocolates and Vincent Kitirattragarn of Dang. Following the panel, time was set aside for networking and food Read More…

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Oats 101: 7 kinds of oats and how to prepare them

When it comes to oats, there are a number of terms thrown around that can sound unfamiliar to a lot of people: quick oats, steel-cut oats, old-fashioned oats, rolled oats, oat groats, Irish oats — the list seems endless. Especially if you’re at your local grocery store, it feels more comfortable Read More…

PSA: International Chocolate Salon on March 15

Chocolate-lovers of the Bay Area will unite Saturday at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco. The International Chocolate Salon, which will feature 55,000 square feet of chocolate, wine and confections will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Festival Pavilion. This is the eighth year of the Read More…

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Republic of V: The first all-vegan store in the East Bay

If you were told that, up until now, Berkeley didn’t have an all-vegan store, would you be shocked? You would probably say, “Come on, no way. With vegans and vegetarians becoming nearly as prevalent as meat-eaters, the beloved food collective on Bancroft, the prominence of the Berkeley Bowl and a Read More…

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SpoonRocket meals are now $8: Are they worth the price?

On Feb. 25, SpoonRocket raised the price of its meals from $6 to $8. The company claims it has improved, serving bigger portions and providing compostable containers, according to SpoonRocket marketing manager Ashley Wong. The company is also donating a portion of its profits to children in need. “It is Read More…

Off the Grid will open in North Berkeley Sunday

A new Off the Grid will return to North Berkeley after securing a Sunday night spot at the North Berkeley BART station. Off the Grid — which has organized street-food vendors around the greater Bay Area since 2010 — is partnering with BART and city officials to bring the food trucks to Read More…