Over a dozen new restaurants have opened in Berkeley and Oakland this month. Fewer than 10 have closed.
It's the second East Bay iteration of the LocoL chain, that aims to bring wholesome, affordable food to underserved communities.
Five East Bay-based chefs have been nominated across both national and regional categories for the 2017 awards.
Where to eat, drink and support organizations like ACLU, DACA and immigrant groups.
In this week's Bites, Handlebar changes its name to Doc's Refresher, Nido plots a new restaurant, a socially-conscious Southern restaurant gets ready to open in Emeryville, and much more.
Berkeley is getting an Eatsa, Grand Fare is finally reopening, a couple of new coffee projects have launched Berkeley, and much more East Bay food news in this week's Bites.
LocoL owners Daniel Patterson and Roy Choi plan to open at least three more Bay Area locations of the healthier fast food chain by the end of the year.
Berkeley will soon get a new seafood-focused wine bar and Oakland's Laurel District is likely to gain two beer gardens — these details and more, in this week's Bites.
There's much to report on the East Bay food scene as the year kicks off — including scoops on Albany's Café Eugene, Berkeley's Nabolom Bakery, and more!