Find out the latest food news, updates and events happening in the East Bay.
After a long, venerable history in downtown Berkeley, Italian restaurant Giovanni will rise from the ashes as Gio's with the help of new investors.
Two big closures to announce this week. Berkeley's Handlebar will shutter at the end of the month — but it will reopen. Emeryville's Bacano Bakery, however, is closed permanently.
Arthur Mac's Tap & Snack, a fast-casual restaurant with a beer garden, will be a part of a larger development on MLK Jr. Way and 40th Street next to the MacArthur BART station.