On Thursday, eight Berkeley restaurants have committed to giving at least 15% of their proceeds to BUSD’s gardening and cooking program.
Antoinette, Temescal Brewing, Belotti, more
Learn about The New Normal’s name change to Temescal Brewing, and get updates on Kobani, Belotti Ristorante, Hawker Fare, and much more in this week’s Bites.
Café Clem revamps to cope with labor, food costs
When the popular downtown Berkeley French-style café abruptly shut its doors, its loyal patrons were worried. But it’s back, albeit in a slightly different form.
Berkeley Bites: Ari Derfel and Eric Fenster
Each Friday in this space food writer Sarah Henry asks a well-known, up-and-coming, or under-the-radar food aficionado about their favorite tastes in town, preferred food purveyors and other local culinary gems worth sharing. Ari Derfel and Eric Fenster, who run the recently opened Gather restaurant, met at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Eric’s first week […]
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 […]