Oakland raises its minimum wage to $12.25, prompting many changes at local restaurants, Mr. Espresso wins an SCAA award, and much more in this week's Bites.
There are openings galore in this week's Bites, from downtown Berkeley to Jack London Square. Get the latest East Bay food news here.
Come along with Nosh as we explore the East Bay food scene in photographs. This week we focus on Homestead, which opened on Piedmont Avenue in Oakland in August.
Update, June 5, 9 p.m.: Berkeley Police spokeswoman Officer Jennifer Coats told the Daily Cal that the device turned out to be “some kind of prop used for a fraternity’s costume party.” The device was spotted by a passer-by in a parking lot next to the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and an apartment complex.
They’re secretive, stealthy and quick. Allen Fish, director of the Golden Gate Raptor Observatory, calls them “feisty.” Cooper’s hawks, he says, are “the lynxes of the bird world” that pounce on pigeons and swoop between buildings. And, though Cooper’s hawks are hard to find, we know, at first fleeting glance, that we’ve seen something wild and unusual.
One man was arrested and two others remain at-large after they were confronted while trying to break into a home south of campus over the weekend, police said.
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Assemble opens for lunch at Craneway Pavilion, controversial SF official plans Berkeley restaurant. Latest East Bay food news.
Sunday night, diners crowded into Oakland's Hawker Fare for the first sneak peek into Box and Bells, the latest project by owner James Syhabout.
Adesso on Piedmont Avenue is a convivial spot with a well-curated Italian wine list. But the real draw to Dopo's sister restaurant is its charcuterie program.
Bites is Nosh’s round-up of restaurant and bar openings and closings in the East Bay. Got a tip or scoop? Send it our way to email@example.com.
New restaurants and bars, plans afoot by food entrepreneurs and chefs, launches and celebrations: all the latest edible news from the East Bay for our fellow gastronomes.