The North Shattuck Association is discontinuing the controversial neighborhood nickname, but at a lively community meeting held Thursday, the debate continued.
Sarah Han was the editor of Nosh from 2017 to 2021. Previously, she worked as an editor at The Bold Italic, the San Francisco Chronicle and the San Francisco Bay Guardian. In 2020, Sarah won SPJ NorCal's arts and culture journalism award for her food reporting for Nosh.
It’s coming up roses at this new Berkeley pizzeria
Rose Pizzeria, from married chefs Alexis Rorabaugh and Gerad Gobel, will open late summer with a changing menu of 8-10 crackly crusted pizzas.
Augie’s Montreal Deli takes a hiatus; Temescal Whole Foods update
Plus: Flint’s Barbecue has found a home; Rockridge TJ’s Line Watch comes to an end; Just Fare launches delivery-only service; more.
Three Salted Fish: Indonesian flavors through an Oaklander’s lens
Through her monthly recipe newsletter, writer and photographer Melati Citrawireja connects with her Indonesian culture and community.
Ok’s Deli crafts Asian American sandwiches that won’t be pigeonholed
Chef Albert Ok is known for his chef-driven sandwiches with Asian flavors — just don’t call them Asian fusion.
Sushi Salon packs the premium omakase experience in a takeout box
Until they open their own brick-and-mortar in Oakland, Joji Nonaka and Anna Osawa’s Sushi Salon is a takeout-only pop-up at Fish & Bird in Berkeley.
When COVID-19 ended dance parties, this Oakland audio company started a coffee business
Waveworks founder Bradley Katz has turned to his other passion, coffee roasting, to get through the pandemic lull.
Sobre Mesa/7908 Aspen chefs collaborate; Yoshi’s Oakland brings back dining, but no jazz yet
Plus: The Lede reopens; Ben ‘N Nicks has new owners, Surya Darshini causes “dosa sensation” in San Ramon, more.
Oakland’s Viridian returns with a new menu of Asian-inspired fare and cocktails
The Uptown bar from a team of Asian American fine-dining folks welcomes customers back with a new menu of savory eats, desserts and drinks.
East Bay fine-dining veterans to bring back Berkeley’s beloved Corso
Via del Corso, led by the owner, chef and general manager of Walnut Creek’s Prima, will pay homage to the Berkeley trattoria while finding a path of its own.
Oakland’s new worker-led restaurant; Berkeley Public Library now lends kitchen tools
Plus: An update on Peony, Third Culture Bakery’s fourth-anniversary specials, teachers eat free on Tuesdays at Curry Up Now, PennDel’s Bakehouse lands in El Cerrito.
Cafe Ohlone’s Sunday Supper boxes provide a feast for all the senses
While the founders find a new home for their restaurant, try their seasonal meal kits, filled with all the makings of a multi-course Ohlone dinner.