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Berkeley coffee shop Caffe Strada relocates due to water damage

It’s always a shock to discover that your go-to cafe has gone for good, seemingly without notice. In our weekly reports, we at Nosh seek to track every notable East Bay restaurant closure. Since, unlike restaurant openings, these shutdowns often happen quietly, your tips and emails are what keeps this column going. They’re always welcome at [email protected]

Caffe Strada

Caffe Strada at Bancroft and College is such a Berkeley keystone that concern over its mysterious temporary closure starting the weekend of Dec. 17 comes as no surprise — thanks to all the readers who wrote in. We have since learned

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Low carb, high fat diet may help manage weight, A1c

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Research suggests that a low carb, high fat diet is more beneficial for people with type 2 diabetes to help manage weight and glucose. Joscha Malburg/EyeEm/Getty Images
  • More than 462 million adults around the world have type 2 diabetes.
  • Although type 2 diabetes is not curable, the condition is sometimes reversible through medications and lifestyle changes, such as diet.
  • Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark say low carb, high fat diet can help people with type 2 diabetes lose weight and control glucose levels.

More than 462 million adults globally are currently living with type 2

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Southeast Asian, comfort food, more: Restaurant predictions for 2023

The new year is fast upon us, making it a time of reflection but also a time of looking forward.

So what does 2023 hold in terms of the food and restaurant scene? According to the the National Restaurant Association, in partnership with the American Culinary Federation and Technomic, diners are eager to return to the sense of community — the socialization, celebration and culinary exploration — that restaurants provide.

They’re also — pardon the pun — hungry to connect over shared meals that can’t easily be replicated at home. Trending global flavors that are predicted to entice customers include

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Healthy South Indian Vegetarian Recipes From Kerala You Are Sure To Love

I’ve always believed that wellness food is not about fad diets and the flavour of the season. It’s about working on a sustainable, practical diet that doesn’t compromise on flavours. If there’s one thing we learnt during the pandemic, it’s that immunity can’t be achieved overnight. It’s an outcome of lifestyle choices made over a long period of time. It’s the same with healthy food. Work with ingredients that are easily available and are healthy substitutes without obsessing about the calories. A few weeks ago, I was at Amal Tamara, a luxury wellness resort on the edge of the idyllic

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When the union comes to a coffee shop near you

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The closure of Darwin’s amid union activity highlights the often fraught relationship in independent cafes, when workers and owners stand side-by-side all day.

Former Darwin’s worker Eleanor McCartney worked at the cafe on Mt. Auburn Street intermittently since 2018, until its closure in November. Jonathan Wiggs / Globe Staff

As his employees see it, there are two sides to Steven Darwin, longtime owner of the four Cambridge coffee shops that bore his name.

One sat across from them at the bargaining table, thrashing

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