An East Bay ax bar; a new chef for Downtown Wine Bar; more Quick Bites.
Plus: Road testing restaurant vaccination proof procedures; love for OKO; more Quick Bites.
Plus: Berkeley’s first ever vegan food fest; a “compost” shake; more Quick Bites.
Plus: Farley’s loses its SBA grant; ADA suits strike Alameda restaurants; more Quick Bites.
Also: Touring Richmond’s tap rooms; the NYT on California barbecue; more Quick Bites.
The East Bay’s current COVID-19 rates would have shuttered dining rooms and bars under California’s color-coded reopening plan.
Witnesses say there were numerous fights outside the bar Saturday night.
Also: the Royal Egyptian has been robbed; Walnut Creek’s restaurant boom; more Bites.
The Kebabery is closing; Livermore Valley’s wine biz faces climate change; more Quick Bites.
Also in today’s Bites: the Freedom Farmers’ Market is back and a landlord dispute shutters Zachary’s Pizza.
A new East Bay Chick-fil-A; rebates for Alameda restaurant owners; a “best day ever” in Oakland; more Quick Bites.
Also: Masse’s Pastries returns with fancy cakes; Enssaro bounces back from an April fire.