Rasa Sun Mott (right), owner of the newly opened Rasa Caffe in the Lorin District. Photo: Emilie Raguso RASA CAFFE Rasa Caffe, at 3140 Martin Luther King Jr. Way (at Adeline), had its soft opening on Valentine’s Day and will be open intermittently between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. until its official opening on Saturday March 1. Owner […]
Lots of exciting new openings, including Cholita Linda, 938 Crawfish, BBQ Hut, and Grand Fare
A new café opens in South Berkeley’s coffee shop desert, and rustic food is on the menu at the new Mockingbird in Uptown Oakland.
Mr. Mopps’ Children’s Books opens Oct. 19 MR. MOPPS’ BOOKSTORE We brought you the news in August that much-loved toy store Mr. Mopps’ would be opening a standalone bookstore. Mr. Mopps’ Children’s Books is opening on Saturday Oct. 19 at 1417A Martin Luther King Jr. Way, near Rose Street, and just four doors down from […]
Photo: Yelp BRENT’S UNIQUE SHOP One of the oldest businesses on San Pablo Avenue, Brent’s Unique Shop, 1824 San Pablo Ave., is closing down at the end of the year. Esther Williams, who ran Brent’s Unique Shop for 45 years, died in June. Her close friend David Clark is overseeing the store’s liquidation sale, which he said […]
The good news is it’s all about openings these days: read about The Station, Ramen Tomo, Bittersweet, Smitten and Toast in our weekly round-up.
1011 Gilman TERRANOVA BODY After operating in Berkeley for 43 years, TerraNova Body, a manufacturer of natural bath and body care products, is moving to Richmond on June 21. Its building at 1011 Gilman St. was sold and the new owner is tearing part of it down to make room for a parking lot for the […]