Founded in Berkeley 25 years ago, Noah’s Bagels is marking its birthday with a “today-only” 25-cent bagel and shmear deal.
Nosh on the Town: Sukho Thai in Rockridge
A newcomer to Rockridge, Sukho Thai is a welcome addition to a neighborhood already brimming with fantastic restaurants.
Nosh on the Town: Bourbon & Beef on College Ave.
At this new Rockridge spot Munther Massarweh serves up a Latin-inspired meat-focused menu made with seasonal ingredients.
Eat the Street: Elmwood Café defines community
In a new occasional series, Berkeleyside’s Siciliana Trevino sets out to eat and report on every restaurant on College Avenue.
Berkeleyside Police Blotter: Crime in Berkeley, June 6-12
Selected calls for service to the Berkeley Police, June 6-12, via CrimeMapping.com. (Scroll down for maps of home burglaries, auto burglaries and auto thefts.) The red icons show physical violence. The blue icons with a white mask are robberies. Yellow icons are reports of a disturbance and green ones are vandalism. Click the map for […]
‘Got Sweaty Balls?’ sign at Lululemon provokes questions
Lululemon’s Elmwood location has a new window display that some neighbors find inappropriate. Photo: D. F. Walton Lululemon’s Elmwood location has a new window display that some neighbors find inappropriate. Photo: D. F. Walton By Camille Baptista The Lululemon Athletica store on the corner of Ashby and College avenues has installed a window display that is […]
A16 brings touch of San Francisco to Rockridge
A16 Rockridge, which opened on Saturday, is the third venture for San Francisco restaurateurs Victoria Libin and Shelley Lindgren.
Nosh Talk: Scott Miller, Market Hall Foods
Scott Miller dishes on his pretzel problem, the one food he can’t stand and when cooks should add just a bit more salt.
New Safeway on College green-lighted, designs revealed
A new Safeway and retail development for College and Claremont avenues has gotten the nod from Oakland and a hard-won community consensus after seven long years. We reveal what it will look like.
Residents air concerns about College Ave. Safeway plans
Dozens of local residents attended a community meeting Dec. 13 to hear the latest about the College Avenue Safeway plans. Photo: Emilie Raguso Update, 5:23 p.m.: Via Stuart Flashman, “After another five hours of negotiating today (following up on two hours over the weekend) the agreement has been finalized. The RCPC Board (which has been primed for […]
Outrage on College: Where did the fried chicken go?
Summer Kitchen fried chicken An email landed in Berkeleyside’s inbox the other day, subject line: “Outrage on College Avenue!” Reader Heidi, who lives in the Elmwood neighborhood, wrote: Summer Kitchen Bake Shop has taken its fried chicken off the menu!Everybody loved their fried chicken! It has been the gateway meat for many a small and so-well-raised Berkeley […]
Elmwood Café kickstarts its benevolent business model
Nine months after taking over the moribund, but previously much-loved, Ozzie’s Soda Fountain space on College Avenue, the Elmwood Café is in a position to put into action its rather original business model. The café’s brasserie-style hours and its menu, much of which is prepared by former Café Fanny staffers, have proved popular with Berkeleyans, and the […]