Catch up on the latest East Bay food news and upcoming events.
Revival Bar + Kitchen
Maker’s Common, Salsipuedes, Giovanni, more
Downtown Berkeley will be getting a new cheese and charcuterie bar, Maker’s Common, from the folks behind SF’s Mission Cheese. These details and more, in this week’s Bites.
East Bay Restaurant Week specials begin Thursday
Oakland and Berkeley’s Restaurant Weeks begin Jan. 14 and run through the end of the month. Over 100 restaurants across the region are participating this year.
KronnerBurger, The Tap Haus, Kingfish Pub
In this week’s food news, KronnerBurger debuts on Piedmont, Berkeley’s Tap Haus opens, Temescal’s Kingfish Pub sets an opening date, and much more.
CupidCon bar crawl hits Berkeley on Valentine’s Day
Downtown Berkeley will host a new bar crawl called CupidCon on Saturday afternoon for Valentine’s Day.
Haven re-opens, Kingston 11 shines, more
Daniel Patterson’s Haven re-opens tonight with a new menu, Oakland’s Kingston 11 gets Michelin’s attention, and more in this week’s Bites.
Raising the dead at Revival Bar & Kitchen
Ms Barstool went to Revival Bar & Kitchen in Berkeley looking for a pick-me up. She got more than she bargained for with bartender Justin’s Corpse Reviver (with a Nordic twist).
Where to watch election results in Berkeley
With the nation focused on the outcome of the presidential election Tuesday night, we’ve compiled this list of where you can join friends, neighbors and fellow community members to experience the results together. Let us know in the comments below if we missed a great event at your favorite spot. We definitely want to hear […]
Field trip highlights programs in food-forward Berkeley
Berkeley’s alternative food programs and businesses in the spotlight on a food soverignty tour co-hosted by Bay Area Green Tours Saturday.
Farm-to-fork tours spotlight local green businesses
Green food tours start at the source: Local farms. Photos: Courtesy of Bay Area Green Tours Three years ago, Marissa LaMagna started Bay Area Green Tours, a nonprofit, shoestring operation now headquartered in the David Brower Center (and largely staffed by eager, eco-conscious, unpaid interns) because she wanted to showcase the best sustainable farms and […]
Were you a winner in our Caltopia raffle?
Baskets filled to the brim with gift certificates and pizza for a year from La Val’s Baskets filled to the brim with gift certificates and pizza for a year from La Val’s The two days of Caltopia were quite a whirl for students, faculty and staff, as well as for exhibitors like Berkeleyside. From the […]
Thousands of Cal students, staff flock to Caltopia
Students new and old come out in droves for the community-boosting swag-fest that is Caltopia. Find Berkeleyside at booth E104 UC Berkeley freshmen, some looking dazed, others excited, as well as more blasé seniors, turned out in their thousands on Sunday for Day One of Caltopia, the self-described “two greatest days on the planet”. The […]