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.
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.
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.
Bay Area almond milks offer up all kinds of flavor
Gone are the days of ho-hum non-dairy milks. Today, two local companies are crafting countless flavors of almond and cashew milk.
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.
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.
6 Berkeley restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmands
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.
900 Grayson: American food with flair in west Berkeley
A west Berkeley restaurant thrives serving American classics with an elegant twist and seasonal fare with Asian influences.
5 Berkeley restaurants make it into Chronicle’s Top 100
Corso Trattoria: one of just five Berkeley restaurants to make it into the Chronicle’s Top 100 list Corso Trattoria: one of just five Berkeley restaurants to make it into the Chronicle’s Top 100 list The Chronicle’s food writer Michael Bauer chose the same five Berkeley restaurants that made it into last year’s Top 100 for […]
Marc Kelly dishes on the story behind Berkeley’s Soop
Owner Marc Kelly shares stories about his tiny takeaway business Soop in the Gourmet Ghetto.
Darryl Kimble: 27 years cooking breakfast at Bette’s Diner
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.
Farmers’ market favorite Phoenix Pastificio
The back story behind the artisan food business Phoenix Pastificio, a Berkeley Farmers’ Market regular.