Downtown Berkeley will be getting a new cheese and charcuterie bar, Maker’s Common, from the folks behind SF’s Mission Cheese. These details and more, in this week’s Bites.
Rosamunde has opened in Temescal, shock at imminent closure of Oscar’s in Berkeley, and news of Giovanni post-fire
Firefighters had to open up walls and the roof to control a fire that appeared to have started in a chimney or heater flue.
The 51-year-old Giovanni is probably the oldest restaurant on Berkeley’s Shattuck Ave., but now the family that founded it is fighting to see it survive.
Giovanni, probably the oldest restaurant on Shattuck Avenue, may have to close at the end of the month because of taxes owed to the IRS. The poster announcing a new movie inadvertently telegraphs the restaurant’s situation. Photo: Ted Friedman Giovanni, probably the oldest restaurant on Shattuck Avenue, may have to close at the end of […]
John Schott: playing "straight ahead" jazz with a trio from 7-9 pm tonight to celebrate Giovanni's 50th anniversary. Photo: Karen Salomon John Schott doesn’t make a habit of approaching neighborhood eateries for gigs. But the capaciously creative Berkeley guitarist couldn’t resist reaching out to the owners of Giovanni, one of the oldest continually operating restaurants […]
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 […]