Big news for Berkeley barbecue and beer fans: Perdition Smokehouse has closed suddenly. Details on this story, and much more, in this week's Bites.
Vegan butcher shop and deli The Butcher's Son has found a new location on University Avenue, and the owners hope to open by the end of the year. This news and more in this week's Bites.
The Gourmet Ghetto is getting an Italian-American restaurant, The Half Orange opens a beer garden, Mockingbird is moving, and much more East bay food news in this week's Bites.
Stumptown Coffee and modern American pastries and cookies will be on the menu at the new bakery, the second for owner Emily Day.
This week: New restaurant news in Berkeley, Oakland and Emeryville, and a round-up of holiday events.
There are openings galore in this week's Bites, from downtown Berkeley to Jack London Square. Get the latest East Bay food news here.
The answer to the question 'where to go for the best burger in the East Bay' is that we are so darned spoiled for choice!
Zaki Kabob House in Albany is closing, but three new spots in Oakland — featuring Indian, Ethiopian and creative burgers — have diners buzzing.
Berkeley greenlights new high-end restaurant for the Elmwood; also new to East Bay: Gogi Time and Tierra Mia Coffee.
At the Gather bar in downtown Berkeley you can take the classic route, or go improv with a drink mixed specially for you.
Chef Hugh Groman thinks calling things "dust" or "twigs" on menus should never have been allowed. He's open about his junk food vices too.
The East Bay offers many dining spots to celebrate New Year's Eve. We've collected a list of highlights here.
Six Berkeley dining spots were named Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurants this year and two are missing from last year's list of seven "good value" eateries.