Vegan Donut Gelato owner Sam Kang fulfills cravings for vegan customers longing for the glazed, sprinkled and jelly-filled donuts of their childhood.
After months of deliberating and design tweaks, last Thursday youth and community members put the final touches on plans for a new parklet alongside Alchemy Collective Café on Ellis Street and Alcatraz Avenue in South Berkeley. Gathering in Youth Spirit Artworks, an arts and job training program that serves homeless and low-income youth, the meeting […]
Berkeley is getting a new brewery. Anvil Brewing plans on opening at 912 Gilman St. this spring. We bring you this news and much more in this week’s Bites.
This week, the New York Times turned its attention to Berkeley for its regular “36 Hours in…” series. It’s not the first time the city has been viewed through this lens. It was also featured in 2003. This time, however, they also created a video to give readers a sense of life in the city (scroll down to […]
Two pre-school friends have teamed up to buy and renovate a former bike repair shop in South Berkeley to create a new neighborhood restaurant.
Bites is Nosh’s round-up of restaurant openings, happenings and closings in the East Bay. Got a tip or scoop? Send it our way to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ALCHEMY COLLECTIVE CAFÉ The Alchemy Collective Café (pictured above) has moved from its current, cramped location on 3140 Martin Luther King Jr. Way to a larger location on 1741 Alcatraz Ave. (as tipped by us in July). This is the first move since the collective was opened in 2012 by six baristas who wanted to run an independent […]
FLAVOR A new Mediterranean restaurant is set to move into the former Picoso Taqueria space in Epicurious Garden at 1511 Shattuck Ave. Picoso closed in early May, and now Flavor Mediterranean Food, run by executive chef Ezra Malmuth, is claiming the Gourmet Ghetto takeout spot. According to a sign posted at the currently empty storefront, Malmuth has […]
Bites: All the East Bay food news that’s fit to print, including new restaurant openings and foodie happenings.
Moxy Beer Garden, owned by Berkeley couple Amy and Mike Voisenat, will offer a menu of burgers, salads, and 14 craft beers on tap.
A number of colorful new street banners have appeared in Berkeley’s Adeline-Ashby and Sacramento Street neighborhoods. They are the result of a city-funded effort to help discrete commercial districts brand themselves and promote what they see as their distinct attributes. The initiative involved UC Berkeley students interviewing local merchants and Berkeley marketing company Radiant Brands working […]
The Alchemy Collective Cafe offers a welcome jolt of java — and an alternative business model — in a neighborhood in transition.