The most exciting restaurants in Berkeley, Oakland and beyond to check out right now.
The 4-month-old garden boasts Cherokee Purple tomatoes, Chiletepin peppers and many other Indigenous and California native plants.
Owner Roy Fong says that employees were reluctant to come work at his longstanding business.
All the restaurants of note that closed this September in Berkeley, Oakland and beyond.
New restaurants that opened in Berkeley, Oakland and beyond in September 2021.
Only one East Bay restaurant snagged any Michelin stars, but regional Bib Gourmand representation is strong.
Berkeley’s most famous restaurant now says it hopes to reopen sometime in 2022.
Bake Sum’s big opening boom; raves for black curry; more Bites.
Moses Abughosh brings a rich Middle Eastern tea culture to Berkeley.
Even as the events business picks up, these caterers are sticking with the side businesses they started in 2020.
A fundraiser for Howden Market; a new chicken-free nugget; more Bites.
Prominent Berkeley and Oakland closures in August include coffee institution Espresso Roma and cinematic bar The Layover.