Lots of openings in Berkeley to report, from neighborhood bar and restaurant Townie to vegan eatery Sanctuary Bistro.
New wine bar-shop Ordinaire opens on Grand Ave., and Berkeley’s Local Butcher Shop celebrates 2 years.
New coffee shop in the Dimond, Ad Hoc chef pop-ups, hot restaurants, and much more fresh East Bay food news.
Caffe Venezia has been a perennial Berkeley favorite for more than three decades. As it prepares to close, we retrace its story.
Bites is Nosh’s round-up of restaurant and bar openings and closings in the East Bay. Got a tip or scoop? Send it our way to email@example.com.
Caffe Venezia: to close after 33 years CAFFE VENEZIA Caffe Venezia, on University Avenue at Grant Street, will close before this summer after 33 years of operation in Berkeley. Owners Jeff Wizig and Roger Feuer are retiring and selling the business, the restaurant’s manager said. A new owner plans to open a restaurant in the space eventually, but […]
DOUBLE SHOT Fertile Grounds Café at 1796 Shattuck Ave, is adding a mezzanine with more tables which will double its seating capacity. The café has been open on and off during construction. Fertile Grounds opened in March 2002, shortly after owner Ayman Morrar graduated from UC Berkeley. Ayman’s goal is to have an intimate, cozy café, with an emphasis on quality […]
Addie's Pizza Pie: closed WHERE’S MY PIZZA PIE? After 20 months of serving up thin-crust pizza, salad, and frozen custard, Addie’s Pizza Pie at 3290 Adeline has shut its doors. A sign posted in the window reads “Folks, Thank you for all your past support. We have had to close nonetheless. Who knows what will happen […]