Willy Perez, a Cheese Board alum and Berkeley High grad, has just opened his second restaurant focused on fresh Mexican fare and philanthropy.
The recently opened BAMPFA will offer half-price admission during Meet Me Downtown Day, as well as free film demonstrations on its outdoor screen on Addison Street. Photo: BAMPFA MEET ME DOWNTOWN DAY Berkeley’s downtown will come alive on Sunday with the first Meet Me Downtown Day. Five major arts venues and the Downtown YMCA will be […]
This week’s Bites is a big one, with news on the new Berkeley location of Sweetgreen, the closure of La Botella, and much more.
We’ve got some good news on Grand Fare Market, Belcampo Meat Co., Blind Tiger, and Roses’ Taproom, plus much more East Bay food news, in this week’s Bites.
Source Mini, a vegan restaurant in the Gourmet Ghetto, shut down on July 18. Its owner said he did not get enough business. Photo: Source Mini SOURCE MINI SHUTTERS UNEXPECTEDLY Source Mini, an offshoot of San Francisco’s Source restaurant, opened to great fanfare in the Gourmet Ghetto’s Epicurious Garden at 1511 Shattuck Ave. in January 2014. Owner Mitchell […]
The Gourmet Ghetto is home to a new restaurant focused on seasonal ingredients cooked with a dash of Indo-Asian flair.
After opening two stores, in Oakland and Berkeley, Lush owner Federico Murtagh has plans to expand across the bay.
Dosadilla at Source: the San Francisco vegan restaurant is opening Source Mini in downtown Berkeley imminently. Photo: Source SOURCE MINI Vegans rejoice! San Francisco restaurant Source is opening up a second location in the Gourmet Ghetto’s Epicurious Garden at 1511 Shattuck Ave. in Berkeley. Source Mini is taking over the spot formerly occupied by Flavor Mediterranean Food, which closed […]
NATURE’S EXPRESS CLOSING Nature’s Express at 1823 Solano is closing Dec 31 after four years on the Berkeley street. The healthy/vegan fast-food business failed, according to owner Carl Myers, who wrote a long note on the restaurant’s Facebook page. “When ventures fail, it comes down to leadership, so I am painfully aware that the failure has […]
The Fickle Bag accessory boutique on Solano has closed. Photo: The Fickle Bag THE FICKLE BAG The handbag and accessory store The Fickle Bag has shut its doors at 1885 Solano Ave. A note on the store’s website announcing the closure of the 3-year-old business does not provide details regarding why it closed. However, owner Jua Park also operates a Fickle Bag […]
Openings, closing and fun food events in the East Bay: it’s all here in the new Nosh Bites.
Alchemy Collective Café will move from MLK Jr. Way near Fairview St. to a new place at Alcatraz and Ellis streets. Photo: Alchemy Collective Café Flavor Mediterranean Food is getting ready to move into Epicurious Garden. Photo: Flavor FLAVOR A new Mediterranean restaurant is set to move into the former Picoso Taqueria space in Epicurious Garden at […]