Center Street parking garage. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel CASHIERS NO MORE Laz Parking, which operates Berkeley’s three parking facilities, is installing prepay ticket machines in all of its garages, which should help eliminate that long backup of cars waiting to get out of the Center Street garage after a play or concert. Patrons can also just use […]
Japanese dining spot Ippuku has been named a Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurant for the first time this year. Photo: Ippuku Seven Berkeley dining spots have been named Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurants. The ‘Bib’ is bestowed to restaurants where the Michelin judges deem one can eat well for $40 or less (plus tax and tip), and Michelin […]
Gardeners working at the Berkeley Youth Alternatives garden. Photo: BYA. It doesn’t get more locavore than this. On Sunday February 20, Berkeley restaurant eVe is partnering with the Berkeley Youth Alternatives garden to serve the first in a series of family-style “dirt dinners”. All the ingredients for the dirt dinners will be sourced straight from Berkeley […]
Chef Kyle Anderson, right, at work in his new restaurant, Slow, on University. A restaurant named “Slow” in Berkeley — if it didn’t exist someone would have to invent it. And that someone is Kyle Anderson with his new “California with a European twist” place on a section of University that is emerging as a […]
This culinary couple met cute at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, no less. He followed up his gastronomical studies with a stage at the prestigious Georges Blanc (three star Michelin) outside of Lyon, then the two headed to Miami, got married, and went to work at posh nosh spots in South Beach; Blue Door for him […]
I’ve been keeping an eye on the progress of a new restaurant on upper University, and it’s now open for business. eVe is a 28-seat jewel box whose cozy, classy look promises civilized, intimate dinners for two.