Roscoe Skipper and Wendy Brucker have closed 12-year-old Tuscan trattoria Corso and sold their 26-year-old restaurant Rivoli, which will remain open.
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.
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.
Gone are the days of ho-hum non-dairy milks. Today, two local companies are crafting countless flavors of almond and cashew milk.
There are openings galore in this week’s Bites, from downtown Berkeley to Jack London Square. Get the latest East Bay food news here.
Four Berkeley and five Oakland restaurants have made it into the newly published San Francisco Chronicle Top 100.
Six Berkeley dining spots were named Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurants this year and two are missing from last year’s list of seven “good value” eateries.
A west Berkeley restaurant thrives serving American classics with an elegant twist and seasonal fare with Asian influences.
The Chronicle’s food writer Michael Bauer chose the same five Berkeley restaurants that made it into last year’s Top 100 for his 2012 selection. The “Top 100 Restaurants” list, which was published yesterday, embraces Chez Panisse, Ippuku, O Chamé, Rivoli and Corso Trattoria. Ippuku, known to be favorite haunt of Chez Panisse owner Alice Waters, was a newcomer last year. […]
Owner Marc Kelly shares stories about his tiny takeaway business Soop in the Gourmet Ghetto.
Darryl Kimble, a chef at beloved Bette’s Oceanview Diner for almost 30 years, talks about diner life and what kind of restaurant he’d like to call his own.
The back story behind the artisan food business Phoenix Pastificio, a Berkeley Farmers’ Market regular.