The Ivy Room in Albany. Photo: Jeremy Brooks/Flickr

Can Berkeley’s new Pompette fill those Café Rouge shoes? (East Bay Times)
Chilli Padi, the East Bay’s only Malaysian restaurant, closes (East Bay Express)
Budweiser suspends Fairfield brewing operations due to wine country fires (SFGate)
Mockingbird brings simple, elegant, destination dining to downtown Oakland (Oakland Magazine)
Breakfast sandwich hot spot Cracked moved to Berkeley (Nosh)