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The front and back cover of a Japanese manga. The front cover shows a man lying prone with a glass of white wine in his hand. The back cover shows a bottle of red wine on a table spread with food.

How a Beloved Manga Helped a Berkeley Winery Blow Up in Japan

a colorful presentation of Thai-inspired open-faced tacos are plated on a yellow table

Tacos and All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream Are a Match Made in Heaven

An older woman smiles while sitting at a table, the text "8 Over 80" and "Lena Turner" is overlaid

How Lena Turner, a 93-Year-Old Japantown Legend, Brought Ramen to San Francisco

side view of an veggie egg breakfast sandwich wrapped in tin foil

These Weekend-Only Egg Sandwiches Are Worth Getting Out of Bed For

A elderly Korean woman in glasses looks on with a wistful expression on her face.

Korean and Chinese Elders Come Together for a Night of Harvest Festival Storytelling

A person sits at a booth in a restaurant.

Berkeley Rap Icon Lyrics Born Now Has His Own Cooking Show

a worker at De La Creamery holds up a plate of ice cream topped with chocolate syrup and cinnamon churro-style tortilla chips

Piñata-Flavored Ice Cream Nachos and Other Unique Bay Area Frozen Treats

An abundant platter of fillings for make-your-own Vietnamese spring rolls, with shrimp, beef, fried egg rolls and more.

A Bay Area Guide to Cold Dishes for Hot Weather

a hazy IPA beer can design features original artwork of The Simpsons characters on a beach

San Jose's Biggest 'Simpsons' Fan Now Has His Own Signature Beer