Joseph Humphrey, who has earned several Michelin stars in his career to date is taking over from John Griffiths at the 7-month-old restaurant.
There's plenty of food news in this week's Bites, including an update on 21st Amendment's San Leandro brewery (opening soon!) and Elmwood's The Advocate.
The owners of Comal are planning a welcoming neighborhood spot serving Mediterranean/North African dishes with a Californian twist.
After several hurdles, including lawsuits, the owners of Berkeley's Comal have a clear path to opening a second restaurant in the city.
A group calling itself the Elmwood Neighborhood Association has filed suit against a restaurant that has been approved by the city.
A group of neighbors have failed to stop a new restaurant from the owners of Comal opening in Berkeley's Elmwood neighborhood.
Berkeley greenlights new high-end restaurant for the Elmwood; also new to East Bay: Gogi Time and Tierra Mia Coffee.
If it's approved tonight, Berkeley's Elmwood residents could soon have a new, Comal-stlye restaurant in their neighborhood.
There’s a secret green side to Berkeley, one that is not visible from the sidewalk.
The owners of Comal in downtown Berkeley hope to bring the same type of relaxed neighborhood restaurant to the Elmwood neighborhood.
On Friday, John Paluska will throw open the heavy steel doors to his ambitious new restaurant, Comal, which he hopes will become a magnet for local residents and a cultural incubator. “I see it as a big tent that I hope will become the heart of the community,” he said last week as he stood in the expansive, airy space at 2020 Shattuck Avenue, overseeing a plethora of pre-launch preparations.
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