Established West Berkeley barbecue restaurant T-Rex is temporarily closed, while North Berkeley's Café Gratitude is planning to shutter permanently. These details and more, in this week's Bites.
Bay Wolf opened three years after Chez Panisse, and both have well-earned reputations for consistently putting fresh, delicious, seasonal food on the plates of a loyal clientele for more than four decades.
In this week's Bites, OVO and Mad Oak open North Oakland, Sequoia Diner is getting close, and there's a new noodle spot in Berkeley.
Michael Bauer's new Top 100 restaurant list, published in the San Francisco Chronicle, includes a growing list of East Bay restaurants.
West Oakland's Continental Club has a new owner, the Wolfhound Bar opens, and much more in this week's Bites.
Kitchener Snack Bar begins construction, PieTisserie holds a grand opening, and much more in this week's Bites.
Le Bateau Ivre has been on Telegraph Avenue for 43 years, and is hoping a city loan will revitalize the business.
Chez Panisse chef Cal Peternell's new cookbook provides building blocks for good home cooking.
Mention "Berkeleyside Nosh" at Mrs Dalloway's bookstore and you'll receive a 10% discount on any of these books!
Russell Moore of Camino, has a very local, barter-based source for some of his produce. He's not alone in enjoying a system based on goodwill and friendships.
Four Berkeley and five Oakland restaurants have made it into the newly published San Francisco Chronicle Top 100.
A new ranking of best restaurants in the country includes some interesting choices, including three in the East Bay.