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.
Plus: Gather’s greenhouse is open, Kinja’s new Oakland location, Limewood’s cannabis pairing dinner, a documentary about Tu David Phu, more.
Plus: HelpBerkeley founder wins a Jefferson Award for Public Service; Blue Ox Wine Co. rebrands as Hammerling Wines; “Berkeley’s Fascination with Food.”
Whether you’re flying solo or sharing a plate with your significant other, celebrate the holiday with some good food and drinks made by local restaurants, pop-ups and bakeries.
Plus: Super Bowl eats; Colusa Market owner is retiring; Alameda County passes ‘Good Food’ resolution for correctional facilities; Campo di Bocce closes.
Jeremy Bled says his goal is to create more jobs. He recently opened a location in San Francisco, and will open a fourth location in Old Oakland in March.
Plus: more on Huangcheng Noodle House, Califas Greens, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, East Bay Good Food Award winners, Casa Barotti, more.
Alcoholic Beverage Control suspended the Safeway store’s license after it sold alcohol to minors three times within two weeks.
This year’s Dungeness crab season will be short, so get crackin’.
Plus: Gyu-Kaku brings yakiniku to Old Oakland; States Coffee’s second Oakland location is open.
Plus: Tony’s Style brings baguette pizzas to Northside; a fundraiser for Pinky & Reds; and what’s cooking at Berkeley’s Hidden Cafe.
Plus: Oakland Restaurant Week returns; Popoca aims for a brick-and-mortar; Square Pie Guys is coming to Oakland; more East Bay food news.
Restaurants, caterers and pop-ups offering celebratory meals, meal kits, celebration packages and virtual events to ring in 2021.