Refine your olfactory senses with a visit to Berkeley’s Aftel Archive of Curious Scents, a cottage where for the past 25 years Mandy Aftel, a highly regarded perfume authority, has been creating handmade natural fragrances. She works with over 300 essences and has just published a book on tastes in general and in detail with renowned chef Daniel Patterson. Free samples. Open Saturdays only. $20.