Many Tibetans arrived in the East Bay in the ’90s, finding work in the food industry, including the owners of Cafe Tibet and Nomad in Berkeley.
Owner Sima Dehestani added Persian dishes to the menu and a small Middle Eastern food store at the Albany restaurant.
Residents helped Solano Avenue restaurants build outdoor dining spaces, now they are fundraising to keep the businesses afloat until restrictions are lifted.
Brothers Public Kitchen, Taqueria Chef Tony, more opened; Gecko Gecko, Da Nang, more closed.
Randy’s Best Ice Cream offers five rotating flavors. Find the cart on Solano Avenue, Friday through Sunday, starting April 23.
Plus: Milkbomb returns to Berkeley; Nora Haron helms new East Bay Singaporean restaurant; more.
Understory, Low Bar, Square Pie Guys, others opened; Cosecha, Fat Cat Cafe, others closed.
We hit up writers, editors and other contributors to share their favorite takeout spots and pandemic comfort foods.
Openings include La Guerrera’s Kitchen, Alley & Vine, Shake Shack; among closures are Jules Thin Crust, Cookiebar Alameda, El Gusano — and the 71-year-old Albany Bowl.
Feast your eyes on our bountiful list of East Bay restaurants and caterers offering special holiday menus to enjoy at home.
Plus, Cafe Ohlone Sunday Supper dinner boxes; Belotti’s white truffle menu; free pet food at Berkeley shelters and more East Bay food news.
Alameda County has not yet given the go-ahead for dine-in service, but with other Bay Area counties already reopened, local restaurant owners are considering what they’ll do.