Heather and Jeff Clapp are opening a new thin-crust pizza restaurant in the heart of buzzing Rockridge, and they swear there’s room for them and Zachary’s across the street.
Berkeley’s Gioia Pizzeria gets its tables back
Sitting once more encouraged at Gioia Pizzeria, voted best place for pizza by Berkeleyside readers last year. Photo: Neil Mishalov Berkeleysider Neil Mishalov went by Gioia Pizzeria on Saturday and saw that the popular restaurant has gotten a quick serve restaurant license from Berkeley. The stools at the interior banquet, which were removed in late […]
No sitting to eat pizza at Berkeley’s Gioia, at least for now
T-shirts, not pizza eaters, line the counter at Gioia's Pizzeria. Photo: Neil Mishalov The marble counter at Gioia Pizzeria on Hopkins Avenue used to be crowded with people eating slices of formaggio or funghi pizza. Not any more. Now the counter is stacked high with black and white Gioia Pizzeria T-shirts and is verboten to […]
Northbrae named one of nation’s Top 10 neighborhoods
Homes sell fast in one of the nation’s Top 10 great neighborhoods, according to the APA.
The best pizza in Berkeley? Our readers decided
Pizza from the readers’ choice of Berkeley’s best pizza joint. Read on to find out where it is. All photos: Christina Diaz Pizza from the readers’ choice of Berkeley’s best pizza joint. Read on to find out where it is. All photos: Christina Diaz Wow. Who knew Berkeley residents were so passionate about pizza? It’s […]
Where do you get the best pizza in Berkeley? You tell us
Cheese Board Pizza straight from the oven. All photos: Christina Diaz Today this space is all about cheese. And crust. And toppings. Got opinions about who turns out the best pizza in town? We know you do. So here’s your chance to share your pie picks with fellow readers. That’s right folks, today, the Friday […]
Berkeley Bites: Samin Nosrat, ex-Eccolo and co-creator of the Pop-Up General Store
Samin Nosrat is a veritable poster girl for the current trend (some would say necessity) of workplace reinvention. Since the shuttering last summer of Eccolo, an acclaimed Italian eatery on 4th Street, that restaurant’s one-time sous chef now juggles an impressive number of part-time jobs in the culinary world. Nosrat is the co-creator (along with […]
Neighborhood restaurants, part two
Prompted by “the Bauer”‘s praise for Wood Tavern, reader Ira Serkes has his suggestions for restaurants that help give their neighborhoods “soul” and make for happy locals. Here’s his list — some of which stray slightly out of Berkeley proper, but who’s on border patrol?: Cugini and Rivoli on Solano in Thousand Oaks/AlbanyInn Kensington on […]