Robert Gott and Mica Talmor-Gott are cooking what they want — vibrant, delicious Mediterranean food — at their new Piedmont Avenue restaurant, Ba-Bite.
Newberry Market to Uptown Station, more
Newberry Market signs on to exciting new Uptown Station project, Townie adds a brunch menu; much more in this week’s Bites.
Oakland raises minimum wage, more news
Oakland raises its minimum wage to $12.25, prompting many changes at local restaurants, Mr. Espresso wins an SCAA award, and much more in this week’s Bites.
UC Berkeley student charged after alleged sexual assault on fraternity brother
The Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity house, at Piedmont Avenue and Haste Street, at UC Berkeley. Image: Google maps A UC Berkeley student has been charged with two felony counts after police say he sexually assaulted a fraternity brother at their Southside Berkeley home Friday. Berkeley Police Officer Kenneth Tu wrote in court papers that 21-year-old Jordan Schaer […]
Tia’s, Longbranch, Descanso, Plank and more
There are openings galore in this week’s Bites, from downtown Berkeley to Jack London Square. Get the latest East Bay food news here.
Nosh on the Town: Homestead on Piedmont Avenue
Come along with Nosh as we explore the East Bay food scene in photographs. This week we focus on Homestead, which opened on Piedmont Avenue in Oakland in August.
Channing, Piedmont blocked due to suspicious device
The bomb squad robot near Channing and Piedmont. Photo: Siciliana Trevino Update, June 5, 9 p.m.: Berkeley Police spokeswoman Officer Jennifer Coats told the Daily Cal that the device turned out to be “some kind of prop used for a fraternity’s costume party.” The device was spotted by a passer-by in a parking lot next to the […]
Lynxes of the bird world: Cooper’s hawks nest in Berkeley
Cooper’s hawks are woodland hawks, about the size of a crow. They are often mistaken for their smaller dove-sized cousins, sharp-shinned hawks. Location: Nimitz Way, Wildcat Canyon Regional Park. Photo: Elaine Miller Bond They’re secretive, stealthy and quick. Allen Fish, director of the Golden Gate Raptor Observatory, calls them “feisty.” Cooper’s hawks, he says, are “the […]
Man arrested, 2 at-large after interrupted burglary attempt
Police said two suspects got away after their burglary attempt was interrupted over the weekend. Image: Google maps One man was arrested and two others remain at-large after they were confronted while trying to break into a home south of campus over the weekend, police said. Officer Jennifer Coats, police spokeswoman, said the trio was […]
Contest: Name that nosh [03.14.13]
Think you know food in the East Bay? Prove it by naming the restaurant and dish pictured above in the comments section.
What’s new on the East Bay food scene, XIII
Assemble opens for lunch at Craneway Pavilion, controversial SF official plans Berkeley restaurant. Latest East Bay food news.
Commis’ James Syhabout previews Box and Bells
Sunday night, diners crowded into Oakland’s Hawker Fare for the first sneak peek into Box and Bells, the latest project by owner James Syhabout.