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.
Another week packed with exciting East Bay food news, including a new sushi restaurant from the Bowl’d crew, and a new Berkeley bakery.
New York violinist Jennifer Koh makes a repeat appearance in Berkeley tonight at Zellerbach Hall. Photo: Jennifer Koh JENNIFER KOH Violinist Jennifer Koh is no stranger to Berkeley, although Berkeley audiences may know her as Einstein, a role she undertook when she played in Einstein on the Beach at Cal Performances. This time she plays as herself — a powerful […]
Guitars at Blue Note Music which is closing after 21 years on Berkeley’s Telegraph Avenue. Photo: Anne H. BLUE NOTE MUSIC After 21 years of service, Blue Note Music, at 2556 Telegraph Ave., is closing down. The store specialized in high-quality new, used and vintage guitars and amplifiers. Workers at Blue Note were trained musicians dedicated to […]
Openings and closings, shake-ups and shuffles. We have it all in this week’s East Bay food news round-up.
West Berkeley’s Gilman Street commercial corridor is getting busy, with Whole Foods set to open in November, and a new Philz Coffee outlet opening today.
BELLHOPS Moving just got a little easier. In May, Bellhops set up operations in Berkeley. Using a business model akin to Uber or Lyft, the company hires local college students, or “bellhops,” to provide customers with moving help. The company started three years ago in Auburn, Alabama, and rapidly expanded to 145 cities across the […]
44 Restaurant & Bar has taken over the Next Door space in Berkeley, while farm-sourced food will be on the menu at Township in Oakland.
Berkeley barbeque? You can dream: this is Texas’ Salt Lick BBQ, where they cook 750,000 pounds of brisket a year. Perdition Smokehouse plans to offer “Texas-style barbeque.” Photo: Wally Gobetz LOOK OUT, AUSTIN We brought you the news last week that a BBQ spot called Perdition Smokehouse would be taking over the space that was […]
Farm Burger will open its first West Coast restaurant in West Berkeley. Photo: Sara Hanna Photography A new shopping destination is emerging at the intersection of 10th and Gilman streets in West Berkeley. Three new businesses have just signed leases to move into the Gilman District, a commercial hub whose transition was kickstarted by Whole […]
A new coffee shop that roasts beans to order, a new comfort food bistro… all East Bay foodie news you need and more.
A new cupcake shop in Berkeley and a new popcorn destination in Lakeshore: all this and more great food news in Bites.