Every East Bay restaurant and bar that requires vaccination proof, negative testing, or other COVID-19 protections.
Also in today’s Bites: the Freedom Farmers’ Market is back and a landlord dispute shutters Zachary’s Pizza.
Bombera, Sunday Bakeshop, Wondrous Brewing Company, others opened; Soop, Pretty Lady, Noodles Pho Me, others closed.
Plus: Flint’s Barbecue has found a home; Rockridge TJ’s Line Watch comes to an end; Just Fare launches delivery-only service; more.
Brothers Public Kitchen, Taqueria Chef Tony, more opened; Gecko Gecko, Da Nang, more closed.
Plus: Milkbomb returns to Berkeley; Nora Haron helms new East Bay Singaporean restaurant; more.
Understory, Low Bar, Square Pie Guys, others opened; Cosecha, Fat Cat Cafe, others closed.
This month, 18 new East Bay restaurants opened and eight permanently closed.
Contra Costa County restaurants are already seating diners outside; Alameda County eateries will start serving al fresco this Friday.
Our last roundup of 2019 tallies more than 20 new East Bay restaurants and 11 closures.
Boichik Bagels, Spinning Bones and Superhero Desserts join 16 businesses that opened in November; 10 closed, including Flora, Bacheesos Berkeley and Doña Tomás.
This month, 28 new restaurants opened, including Tartine Bakery in Berkeley, Nido’s Backyard in Oakland and Mama Lamees in Emeryville; 15 businesses closed.