Teenagers Anya Ku and Elazar Sontag are creating narrative-based cookbook that tells the story of 20 different culinary communities in Oakland.
Oakland raises its minimum wage to $12.25, prompting many changes at local restaurants, Mr. Espresso wins an SCAA award, and much more in this week's Bites.
This week: New restaurant news in Berkeley, Oakland and Emeryville, and a round-up of holiday events.
Offal spot Marrow has closed, while Oakland has two new offerings: Shakewell in Lakeshore, and The Half Orange in Fruitvale.
Think you know food in the East Bay? Prove it by naming the restaurant and dish in the comments section.