Barclay's will open in the former location of the Greek restaurant Pathos.
In this week's Bites, we've got news on two Berkeley restaurant closures, two businesses that are expanding, and much more.
A new Sprouts Farmers Market plans to open in Oakland, new restaurant water restrictions planned, and much more in this week's Bites.
The country's first "cat café" opens in Oakland, as does new soul food joint Zella's and Woods brewery, and Boss Burgers is coming to Albany.
Pathos, which opened Tuesday in downtown Berkeley serving fresh Greek favorites, is a dream come true for chef-owner Nicholas Eftimiou.
The pace of opening exciting new places isn't slowing: read about Chow, Homestead, Pathos and the latest from Outstanding in the Field in our weekly round-up.
TSUNAMI DOGS The food stand that sits at the entrance to a parking lot at 2109 Milvia St. is now occupied by Tsunami Dogs, an Asian-themed hot dog eatery with a very unique menu. On top of a beef, Polish, turkey, chicken apple, or vegetarian frank, lunch-goers can choose from a long list of toppings — many of which they won’t likely find anywhere else. Standard condiment options are included in the price of a hot dog, but for an extra charge, customers can add rainbow kale salad, roasted seaweed, Asian dried pork sung, cucumber kimchee, or one of their countless other add-ons. Gluten-free options are also available, along with tacos and quesadillas. (more…)
GOODBYE SAG PANEER Zaika, the Indian restaurant that opened last year in the historic Koerber Building on University Avenue, has shut its doors. Paul Hoch writes: “Zaika’s has been evicted!” He saw the eviction papers on the front door on Aug. 10. They have since been removed but the windows are now covered over. The eatery, which offered “authentic cuisine from the Indian sub-continent,” lasted almost exactly one year.