Established West Berkeley barbecue restaurant T-Rex is temporarily closed, while North Berkeley's Café Gratitude is planning to shutter permanently. These details and more, in this week's Bites.
Two big-name restaurants have now announced August openings: Elmwood's The Advocate plans to open August 7 and Sabio on Main aims for later in the month. This news and more in this week's Bites.
In this week's Bites, OVO and Mad Oak open North Oakland, Sequoia Diner is getting close, and there's a new noodle spot in Berkeley.