We’ve got news on Red Bay Coffee’s new Uptown café, more details for Cafe Gratitude replacement Agrodolce, a new chef for Firebrand Breads, and much more in this week’s Bites.
Oakland restaurants protest sharp compost fee hike
Thirty-five Oakland restaurateurs have signed a letter to Mayor Libby Schaaf protesting a rise in compost fees which could set some back as much as $11,000 a year.
Johnny B’s, Habit Burger Grill open, more
Johnny B’s, The Burger Habit Grill, Simply Bowl open, Yolo Berry closes, and much more in this week’s Bites.
CREAM, B-Dama, See’s Candies, Eat Real Fest
Lots of new openings to report, including a new CREAM ice-cream sandwich spot — and Eat Real Fest is back this weekend!
Off The Grid food trucks launch new Berkeley market
A new Off The Grid food truck market will take place on Sunday evenings at North Berkeley BART.
Breads of India is back, Le Petit Cheval is no more
Deejis Bakery is just one of many new East Bay eating spots.
Food trucks expand to bricks and mortar
Thanks to the popularity of Off The Grid, food trucks have gained loyal customer bases and several are now looking at becoming full-fledged restaurants.
Top food stories from Berkeley in 2011
Food writer Sarah Henry reviews the year in all things edible in Berkeley.
More local food trucks join Berkeley’s first Off The Grid
An Off The Grid street-food gathering at Fort Mason, San Francisco. Photo: Off The Grid A total of eight food trucks will be working Berkeley’s inaugural Off The Grid street-food event tomorrow night in the Gourmet Ghetto, and four of them are East Bay based vendors. Joining the four who signed up early — Cupkates, Liba Falafel, Hapa […]
Off The Grid to launch street food event in Berkeley
Off The Grid, which is launching in north Berkeley, currently has six San Francisco locations, including in the Haight (above). Photo: Off The Grid Off The Grid is launching its first event outside San Francisco and, starting next month, a regular group of street food vendors will set up shop every Wednesday evening in Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto. […]
Why does the street food scene bypass Berkeley?
Kate McEachern and her CupKate mobile. At Berkeley’s Spice of Life Festival yesterday, for the first time in the event’s eight-year history, street carts were part of the mix. Jon’s Street Eats, Primo Parrilla, Chairman Bao and Skylite Snowballs were among the dozen or so street-food purveyors who signed up to join Gourmet Ghetto chefs and local D.I.Y. food […]
Berkeley Bites: Suzanne Schafer & Shari Washburn, Ebbett’s Good to Go
The Twitter handle pretty much sums things up. Two food-obsessed moms try to have their cake and eat it too: Start a food truck and still be home with the kids. Meet the newest truck on the block to hit the streets of Emeryville. You can’t miss the baby-blue colored vehicle emblazoned with the Ebbett’s […]