The co-founder of the popular mac n’ cheese restaurant started Pasta Friday to inspire others to cook for family and friends.
East Bay bars have a staffing problem
The bar scene in Oakland and Berkeley is ever-growing, but so is the problem of finding dedicated, experienced employees.
Genova Deli, People’s Café, The Wolf, more
Genova Delicatessen’s last day in business is April 30, People’s Café has moved across the street and The Wolf will open in the former Bay Wolf space. This news, and more, in today’s Bites.
Perdition closes, changes at Oliveto
Big news for Berkeley barbecue and beer fans: Perdition Smokehouse has closed suddenly. Details on this story, and much more, in this week’s Bites.
A return review of the expanded Ramen Shop
Ramen Shop’s expansion has helped it continue to raise the bar for noodle-dining in the East Bay.
Butcher’s Son to University, Gather’s new chef
Vegan butcher shop and deli The Butcher’s Son has found a new location on University Avenue, and the owners hope to open by the end of the year. This news and more in this week’s Bites.
12 East Bay restaurants make Bauer’s Top 100
Michael Bauer’s new Top 100 restaurant list, published in the San Francisco Chronicle, includes a growing list of East Bay restaurants.
Starline Social Club, Hella Vegan, Pho Ao Sen
Oakland’s historic Starline Social Club re-opens, Red Bay Coffee launches a Kickstarter, and much more in this week’s Bites.
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.
Alcohol-free bar set for Berkeley (say what?)
While an “alcohol-alternative” bar is coming to Berkeley, a straight-up speakeasy has opened in Alameda.
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.
Salsipuedes aims for ‘heartfelt cooking’ in Oakland
With Salsipuedes, Jay Porter hopes to bring the first farm-to-table restaurant to Oakland’s Longfellow neighborhood.