Chef Shotaro Kamio’s blending of the rustic Japanese cooking of his youth with a modern California ethos is a complete winner.
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.
Yoshi’s chef to take over O Chamé space in Berkeley
Yoshi’s head chef Shotaro “Sho” Kamio is to open his own restaurant in the shuttered O Chame space on Fourth Street.
O Chamé to close after 23 years in Berkeley
O Chamé’s last day is on Sunday July 28 after serving customers on Berkeley’s Fourth Street for 23 years.
5 Berkeley restaurants make it into Chronicle’s Top 100
Corso Trattoria: one of just five Berkeley restaurants to make it into the Chronicle’s Top 100 list Corso Trattoria: one of just five Berkeley restaurants to make it into the Chronicle’s Top 100 list The Chronicle’s food writer Michael Bauer chose the same five Berkeley restaurants that made it into last year’s Top 100 for […]
Ippuku in Top 100, 5 Berkeley restaurants make cut
Ippuku: making its debut in the Chronicle's Top 100 this year. Photo: Laura Morton/SF Chronicle Alice Waters would rather you didn’t know about it because she loves eating there so much, Alice Medrich is also a fan, and its most well-known dish consists of raw chicken. And now Ippuku in Berkeley joins the hallowed ranks of […]
Alice Medrich’s sweet life
Alice Medrich, the author, is best known for her high-end sweets cookbooks devoted to serious bakers and dessert makers, including the bestsellers Pure Dessert and Bittersweet: Recipes and Tales from a Life in Chocolate. Alice Medrich, the dessert chef and chocolatier, is best known for her influential and ahead-of-its time shop Cocolat. Medrich ran the […]
5 Berkeley restaurants make Top 100
Only five of the Chronicle’s Top 100 restaurants in the Bay Area are in Berkeley, the birthplace of the locavore movement and the home of the doyenne of slow food in the United States, Alice Waters. Of the five chosen ones — revealed in the paper’s annual league table yesterday, one is relatively new. The […]