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This Saturday: Dinner in the Woods

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, the autumn harvest is here and The Berkeley Student Food Collective (BSFC) is preparing its delicious annual Dinner in the Woods Gala event on campus November 23. The evening will feature a speech by celebrated keynote speaker Eric Holt-Gimenez, a prominent food sustainability activist
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Fall chocolate salon in San Francisco

Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory may not be a real thing, but there are people who have decided to make that fantasy as much of a reality as possible. On Nov. 10, San Francisco will host the Fourth Annual San Francisco International Chocolate Salon, organized by TasteTV. Participants will be able
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Did you know Asian Ghetto Delivery is a real thing?

No, really. One day in late September, junior Daniel Sokolovsky posted an innocent Facebook status: “Would anyone be interested in delivery from Asian Ghetto?” Facebook quickly responded, “Make this happen!” That night, Sokolovsky bought a domain name — ghettodelivery.com — and set it up the next day. But that first
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Eureka! to open in Berkeley

Eureka! is scheduled to open in Berkeley Oct. 28 at 2068 Center St. The grand opening will be in November. Starting in 2009 in Redlands, Southern California, the Eureka! enterprise has established itself as a burger restaurant with a higher-end atmosphere and gourmet food at an affordable price. All items on
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10 food events worth checking out in October

Looking for something to do after midterms? How about some food? Berkeley has 10 events this month that just might make your stomach happy and lighten your spirit! 1. Foods of the Americas exhibit Oct. 2 to 18, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: UC Botanical Garden A display of
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Reading of Homeroom’s ‘The Mac + Cheese Cookbook’

Erin Wade, co-chef of Oakland’s beloved mac ‘n’ cheese restaurant Homeroom, gave a reading from “The Mac + Cheese Cookbook” ($16.99, Ten Speed Press) at the bookstore Mrs. Dalloway’s last Wednesday. The book begins with a few blurbs about Homeroom and the co-chefs/owners/authors Wade and Allison Arevalo. It offers many
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Feastly offers a platform for cooks and eaters to gather

For amateur cooks who want to test the water before opening their first restaurant, Feastly is a platform that allows them to communicate with food-enthusiast strangers and showcase their talent. Feastly also benefits diners who want to seek something other than the typical restaurant experience. The Feastly platform — which
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