Berkeley Police were called to world-famous restaurant Chez Panisse Friday night after a group of animal-rights protesters stormed into the dining room disrupting dinner service.
Downtown Berkeley, as well as Southside and Northside, all made it into a new Top 10 ranking of most walkable neighborhoods among mid-size Bay Area cities.
A 52-year-old Berkeley woman who was walking alone near the Gourmet Ghetto was attacked and robbed Sunday in broad daylight.
Berkeley's Local Butcher Shop now counts among its rank three female butchers — co-owner Monica Rocchino, Kelly Taylor and Renee Reed. This is their story.
Willy Perez, a Cheese Board alum and Berkeley High grad, has just opened his second restaurant focused on fresh Mexican fare and philanthropy.
The owners of the much-loved deli say they will take their time to find the right buyer for the 30-year-old Berkeley restaurant.
Berkeley’s second parklet is now open for visitors. The outdoor seating area in front of Saul’s Delicatessen in the Gourmet Ghetto neighborhood was unveiled today. It comes on the heels of the recent move of the Thursday Farmers Market to its new location in the off-road strip in front of Saul’s and neighboring businesses.
The vegan restaurant best known for its aphoristic menu names will cease its Shattuck Avenue operations between now and the end of the year.
Ms. Barstool visits the Gourmet Ghetto restaurant and bar for seasonal cocktails in a garden-like environment.
So much to share this week: La Marcha is open in West Berkeley, Mamacitas Café is doing a preview for its brick-and-mortar location, a new brewery is headed to North Oakland and more.
BANNED BOOKS WEEK BIKE PARTY Join the Berkeley Public Library for the second annual Banned Books Week Bike Party on Saturday Oct. 3, 10 a.m.-12 noon. This year, the event takes place at South Branch (1901 Russell St.) for a kickoff celebration featuring bike decorating, music and more. Participants will then ride as a group over to the Central Library (2090 Kittredge) via Russell, Milvia and Kittredge streets for a reading from some of the most frequently challenged books. There will be a raffle off a prize for readers at the end. The ride is about 1 mile long and is perfect for beginning cyclists and kids. Info on the BPL’s website. (more…)
North Berkeley's Corso has gradually evolved over the years. Now the restaurant is truly coming into its own as it expands its handmade pasta and charcuterie programs.
It's getting close to the Bay Area's "summer," and we're celebrating by eating all of our meals outdoors. Try one of our eight picks for best patio dining in the East Bay.