The year comes to a close with six new restaurant openings this month and seven closures, including three businesses that will shutter after New Year's Eve service.
In the last two years more than 12 restaurants have closed in Jack London Square, but several new food businesses are planned for the area. Will they succeed?
Catch up on the East Bay restaurants that opened and closed in June.
Over a dozen new restaurants have opened in Berkeley and Oakland this month. Fewer than 10 have closed.
SF Beer Week starts Friday Feb. 10, and with it come countless parties, tap takeovers and other over-the-top events. Here's what we think is the best of what's on tap.