Offal spot Marrow has closed, while Oakland has two new offerings: Shakewell in Lakeshore, and The Half Orange in Fruitvale.
Oakland mac ‘n’ cheese mecca Homeroom expands
With new space, Homeroom, Oakland’s go-to mac ‘n’ cheese restaurant will be able to offer events and classes.
Captain & Corset, Perdition Smokehouse, more
American bistro Captain & Corset is live in Uptown Oakland, and BBQ spot Perdition Smokehouse opens June 20 in Berkeley.
Norikonoko back, Westbrae Biergarten is hot
This week’s Bites has something for everyone: Japanese food, juice, cupcakes, vegetarian fare, wine, whiskey and much more.
Nosh on the Town: Doukkala in Temescal
Owner Jamal Zahid has reimagined his Temescal restaurant space — which formerly was called Tanjia — with a new chef and a new menu.
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.
Galeto, BarLago, Bissap Baobab, Sunday Suppers
It’s all happening on Oakland’s Grand Avenue, and Charlie Hallowell is giving back to the community big time.
Alchemy Bottle Shop, kosher sushi, and more
There’s a new high-end liquor store on Grand Avenue and a new French bistro coming to Lakeshore, as well as kosher sushi to Afikomen Judaica.
901 very good cocktails to try: Cheers!
Oakland mixologist Stew Ellington knows his cocktails and the history behind them. His book offers 901 to choose from.
Cholita Linda, 938 Crawfish, Grand Fare open
Lots of exciting new openings, including Cholita Linda, 938 Crawfish, BBQ Hut, and Grand Fare
Cholita Linda, Curbside Creamery on the way
Latin street food will land in Temescal soon with the opening of Cholita Linda. Curbside Creamery may not be too far behind.
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.