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.
Waveworks founder Bradley Katz has turned to his other passion, coffee roasting, to get through the pandemic lull.
Plus: The Lede reopens; Ben ‘N Nicks has new owners, Surya Darshini causes “dosa sensation” in San Ramon, more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Our pandemic timeline plots the pivotal moments of the past 12 months, from the first COVID-19 case in Berkeley to the arrival of vaccinations and the lifting of restrictions.
Put on something green before heading out for Irish specials at one of these restaurants, pubs and cafes.
Celia’s Mexican Restaurant in Berkeley changes owners and names, iniBurger’s halal fast food, Gilman Brewing and Fieldwork expand, more.
Find out where to get your fix of this American classic dessert — a comforting combination of vanilla custard, sliced bananas and vanilla wafer cookies.
Plus: Stand-Up Burgers to debut in downtown Berkeley, Off the Grid helps feed seniors, Sobre Mesa reopens, more.
The law goes into effect immediately and applies to larger grocery stores with 300 or more employees.
Two former fine-dining chefs in Oakland opened a takeout operation featuring flavors from the South, Jamaica and Puerto Rico.
Plus: Espresso Roma is for lease, a Black history jazz brunch, Chez Panisse is closed this week due to potential COVID-19 exposure, more.
The casual College Avenue eatery featuring regional Italian bites like focaccia, pizza al taglio and panzerotti opens Feb. 23.