Palmetto and the Kon-Tiki will require all patrons to provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test.
Also: Touring Richmond’s tap rooms; the NYT on California barbecue; more Quick Bites.
The East Bay’s current COVID-19 rates would have shuttered dining rooms and bars under California’s color-coded reopening plan.
Oakland’s newest pizza spot might not serve pizza after all.
Witnesses say there were numerous fights outside the bar Saturday night.
Also: the Royal Egyptian has been robbed; Walnut Creek’s restaurant boom; more Bites.
The Kebabery is closing; Livermore Valley’s wine biz faces climate change; more Quick Bites.
Also in today’s Bites: the Freedom Farmers’ Market is back and a landlord dispute shutters Zachary’s Pizza.
The tamale destination is plotting an expanded menu that will remain true to Guerrero cuisine.
A new East Bay Chick-fil-A; rebates for Alameda restaurant owners; a “best day ever” in Oakland; more Quick Bites.
One of the East Bay’s hottest pop-ups has found a permanent home in the Dimond District.
Also: Masse’s Pastries returns with fancy cakes; Enssaro bounces back from an April fire.