Bringing a taste of Italy to the USA

BERKELEY, Calif.—Of the many stands set up at the weekly downtown farmers’ market, one that stands out is Enrico Bariani’s. Bariani, who is originally from Italy, sells olive oil and cosmetic products, and has been setting his tent up at the farmers’ market since the 1990’s. He came to the United States with his family in 1989,…

Chez Panisse: ‘A sense of things being made by hand’

  BERKELEY, Calif. — In this bustling college town is the world-famous Chez Panisse, which will celebrate its 44th anniversary later this month. The restaurant is known for fresh, local produce and its menus hat change daily to reflect that. Teen Observers staff got a preview of a typical day recently on a tour with General Manager Jennifer Sherman,…