The bar at Comal. Photo: Quinn Dombrowski/Flickr

Bites: Hal’s Office, Bare Knuckle Pizza, Urban Remedy (Nosh)
Nosh on the Town: Berkeley Social Club (Nosh)
The Bay’s most anticipated restaurant openings of 2017 (7×7)
Air Talk: NYT food critic’s zero-star rating of Roi Choi’s Locol raises questions about the modern critic (KPCC)
Berkeley’s much-heralded mochi muffins (Food Gal)
Gastropig: A new destination for breakfast sandwiches in Uptown Oakland (BAB)
Saha brings classic-contemporary Middle Eastern cuisine to downtown Berkeley (BAB)
The perils of being the people’s critic (Eater)

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