The experience of eating Japanese grilled skewers is normally a social affair, but three East Bay businesses are finding ways to make do during these socially distanced times.
The Nosh Wire: 01.24.18
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Restaurants show support for food and gardening program at Berkeley schools
On Thursday, eight Berkeley restaurants have committed to giving at least 15% of their proceeds to BUSD’s gardening and cooking program.
East Bay chefs up for James Beard restaurant and chef awards
Five East Bay-based chefs have been nominated across both national and regional categories for the 2017 awards.
Genova Deli, People’s Café, The Wolf, more
Genova Delicatessen’s last day in business is April 30, People’s Café has moved across the street and The Wolf will open in the former Bay Wolf space. This news, and more, in today’s Bites.
Dine on head-to-tail chicken at the new Hina Yakitori
Oakland’s Hina Yakitori is the newest in a growing crop of fun, drink-friendly Japanese izakaya restaurants across the East Bay.
Perdition closes, changes at Oliveto
Big news for Berkeley barbecue and beer fans: Perdition Smokehouse has closed suddenly. Details on this story, and much more, in this week’s Bites.
12 East Bay restaurants make Bauer’s Top 100
Michael Bauer’s new Top 100 restaurant list, published in the San Francisco Chronicle, includes a growing list of East Bay restaurants.
PieTisserie, Kitchener Snack Bar, more
Kitchener Snack Bar begins construction, PieTisserie holds a grand opening, and much more in this week’s Bites.
Tia’s, Longbranch, Descanso, Plank and more
There are openings galore in this week’s Bites, from downtown Berkeley to Jack London Square. Get the latest East Bay food news here.
Video: 36 hours in Berkeley, California
This week, the New York Times turned its attention to Berkeley for its regular “36 Hours in…” series. It’s not the first time the city has been viewed through this lens. It was also featured in 2003. This time, however, they also created a video to give readers a sense of life in the city (scroll down to […]
New restaurants Iyasare, Nido in Chronicle’s Top 100
Four Berkeley and five Oakland restaurants have made it into the newly published San Francisco Chronicle Top 100.