Oakland spice company Diaspora Co. has new love affair – wild-harvested cardamom

Kadri’s mason jars and tins of vibrant gold powder are a result of what was first just a personal curiosity about India’s spice supply chain.

Kings of Rebellion - East Bay Express

The drag show has been softening the lines between genders for nearly a decade.

Mandy Aftel: A world master of artisan perfume

Enter into the home of Mandy Aftel, the owner of Aftelier Perfumes. She talks all about the magical power of scent and the stories behind it.

Watch: Oaxacan mole made from scratch at Agave Uptown

My most recent installment of Handmade East Bay, a short-video series about the skills people develop using their hands.