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    Nosh writers reflect on food industry heroes, restaurant closures

    Neighborhood markets like Berkeley’s Star Grocery were integral to communities this year. Photo: Pete Rosos Although the food and hospitality industry has been hit extremely hard by COVID-19, we’re extremely impressed by the people who make food their business. During the pandemic, restaurant owners and staff, chefs and cooks, farmers, food pantry workers, grocery store owners and employees have worked tirelessly to stay in business, bring us comfort and keep us fed. Our hearts and hats go out and off to you. With the end of the year upon us, Nosh, Berkeleyside and Oaklandside editors and writers, along with Cityside   Read More

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    Telegraph food writers and chefs reveal how 2020 changed the way we eat

    You’d be forgiven for wanting to brush this year swiftly under the carpet and plough straight into 2021, leaving faded memories of fresh vegetable shortages, pasta stockpiling and store-cupboard cooking well behind you. But what of all the family dinners and virtual cook-alongs, and the nation’s collective effort – once the stockpiling finally dwindled – to shop more mindfully and support local businesses? For many people, 2020 was the year that mealtimes with all members of the household around the table became a regular event, and one in which children were encouraged to take an interest in the kitchen. Previously   Read More

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    A Food Writer’s Sicilian Pasta Dish — and Tips for Sharing It

    In “One Good Meal,” we ask cooking-inclined creative people to share the story behind a favorite dish they actually make and eat at home on a regular basis — and not just when they’re trying to impress. Over the last few years, the British food writer and chef Skye McAlpine has built a loyal following with her unfussy dishes, inspired by her upbringing in both England and Italy, which she serves in big, mismatched platters at lively gatherings of friends. Or, as she puts it in her new book, “A Table for Friends,” “The kind of food you   Read More

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