We talked to several people who run restaurants or bars in the East Bay about the conversations bubbling up in the wake of #metoo.
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Will Jack London Square live up to its potential as Oakland’s food center?
In the last two years more than 12 restaurants have closed in Jack London Square, but several new food businesses are planned for the area. Will they succeed?
Bites: Mockingbird, Blue Bottle, Dosa, Farley’s East, more
Oakland dominates this week’s food news, with openings and a Korean pop-up to try this week.
Blue Bottle, Starter Bakery, others to breathe new life into old Pyramid brewery
After sitting empty for almost two years, the former Pyramid building on Gilman Street is to be reborn as a light manufacturing and startup hub.
Navi Kitchen, Blue Bottle, Wingman, more
Juhu Beach Club’s Preeti Mistry is opening a second East Bay restaurant, Navi Kitchen, Blue Bottle is finally about to open in Berkeley, Bowl’d is opening a fried chicken joint, and much more.
Temescal Brewing, Bomba Doughnuts, more
Two new drinking establishments are rearing to go in Oakland, City Slicker Farms is holding a grand opening party, and much more East Bay food news in this week’s Bites.
Bay Area almond milks offer up all kinds of flavor
Gone are the days of ho-hum non-dairy milks. Today, two local companies are crafting countless flavors of almond and cashew milk.
With café, market spot it’s Red Bay Coffee’s moment
The socially conscious coffee company is off and running after a successful crowdfunding campaign; it also takes over Blue Bottle’s coveted farmers market spot in Berkeley.
Red Bay and Highwire vie for farmers market spot
With Blue Bottle no longer selling at farmers markets, two upstart East Bay coffee companies are in the running for the slot.
Keba Konte: Serving coffee with color, social justice
With the first Red Bay Coffee Roasters café, Keba Konte hopes to transform low-wage jobs and bring some diversity into the coffee business.
Shiba Ramen, KoJa Kitchen to Public Market
Emeryville’s Public Market announces the addition of two new restaurants, Shiba Ramen and KoJa Kitchen. This and much more in this week’s Bites.
Fieldwork Brewing opens in Berkeley, more
Fieldwork Brewing Company opens its taproom, a board game cafe signs a lease in Berkeley, and more in this week’s Bites.