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.
Food writer John Birdsall moderates the panel Chew on This as part of the Litquake Literary Festival's Berkeley Ramble.
This Sunday at UC Berkeley's Pauley Ballroom the non-profit organization Three Squares raises awareness -- and funds -- for its free cooking programs for low-income residents.
The Chronicle’s food writer Michael Bauer chose the same five Berkeley restaurants that made it into last year’s Top 100 for his 2012 selection.