Under owners Jen Cremer and Richard Clark, the former Charlie Hallowell restaurant has sought to rebuild its reputation as a warm, welcoming place with a focus on well-executed food and hospitality.
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Genova Deli, People’s Café, The Wolf, more
Genova Delicatessen’s last day in business is April 30, People’s Café has moved across the street and The Wolf will open in the former Bay Wolf space. This news, and more, in today’s Bites.
East Bay restaurants adapt to new minimum wage
The effects of new minimum wages are causing a ripple effect of changes across the East Bay restaurant scene.
12 East Bay restaurants make Bauer’s Top 100
Michael Bauer’s new Top 100 restaurant list, published in the San Francisco Chronicle, includes a growing list of East Bay restaurants.
Chefs, Chez Panisse alums, enjoy sourcing by barter
Russell Moore of Camino, has a very local, barter-based source for some of his produce. He’s not alone in enjoying a system based on goodwill and friendships.
New restaurants Iyasare, Nido in Chronicle’s Top 100
Four Berkeley and five Oakland restaurants have made it into the newly published San Francisco Chronicle Top 100.
Galeto, BarLago, Bissap Baobab, Sunday Suppers
It’s all happening on Oakland’s Grand Avenue, and Charlie Hallowell is giving back to the community big time.
A taste of summer: A good fit at Boot and Shoe
If, like Ms. Barstool, you’ve missed the bar at the back of pizzeria Boot & Shoe Service, hurry down to Grand Avenue to see creative cocktail making in action.