Little Star’s mobile pizza cart will give out free slices in Albany, plus more East Bay food news in this week’s Bites.
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.
Mamacitas Café hopes to expand, employ more young women of color
The business seeks help from the community to move into a full-service café to hire, train and empower youth in transition.
First Look: La Capilla in West Berkeley
This new juice bar and café is a neighborhood gem hidden within plain sight, serving fresh Mexican fare like fish tacos, mole and fried plantains.
Oaktown Spice Shop to open new Solano Avenue store
The popular Oakland store will bring its freshly hand-ground and hand-blended spices to a second location in Albany opening this fall.
The Sandwich Spot in Berkeley is closing
The co-owner of the downtown location says competitive rents and the minimum wage are key factors behind his decision to call it quits.
Bring it to her: An alternative take on Mother’s Day brunch
Avoid potential long waits and “hangry” crowds by bringing these six brunch foods to your mom from her favorite East Bay eateries.
Eat and drink to support immigration issues on Cinco de Mayo
More than 50 Berkeley and Oakland restaurants and bars are celebrating Cinco de Mayo with fundraising events to support immigrants.
All the restaurants and bars that opened and closed in April
Find out the latest in our comprehensive list of new, shuttered, and upcoming eateries in Berkeley, Oakland, Emeryville, Richmond, Alameda and Lafayette.
First Look: Arthur Mac’s Tap & Snack in Longfellow
The new North Oakland pizza-by-the-slice beer garden is a casual neighborhood spot for friends and families.
Preeti Mistry’s Navi Kitchen opens this week for breakfast service
The much-anticipated Juhu Beach Club sister restaurant opens its doors on Wednesday April 26 for coffee, chai, breakfast sandwiches, toast and pastries.
Pal’s Takeaway celebrates anniversary with sandwiches by guest chefs
Jeff Mason’s popular lunchtime outpost in Uptown Oakland is serving sandwiches created by guest chefs from Ramen Shop, Mr. Jiu’s, Serious Eats, more.
Encuentro pops up again this Friday and Saturday for Earth Day
The recently shuttered vegetarian café and wine bar reopens its doors for a four-course vegetarian, gluten-free dinner this weekend and more pop-ups with local businesses.