Donato Scotti, the chef behind a number of local restaurants, including Desco in Oakland, looks set to open an Italian eatery in the Elmwood.
Our biggest stories of the year included Berkeley wine crime, a rash of restaurant closures, the release of the Nosh Guide, and more.
"We felt a lot of confidence that we could make something that would click in this neighborhood and we weren't able to pull that off," co-owner John Paluska told Berkeleyside.
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.
Oakland and Berkeley's Restaurant Weeks begin Jan. 14 and run through the end of the month. Over 100 restaurants across the region are participating this year.
Hear from Nosh editors, food writers, rapper Lil B, a baker, butcher and a brewer on what tickled their tastebuds in 2015.
An update on TCHO chocolate, a second Korean restaurant makes plans to open on Solano Avenue, a pasta-centric joint is headed to Rockridge, and more in this week's Bites.
Big news for Berkeley barbecue and beer fans: Perdition Smokehouse has closed suddenly. Details on this story, and much more, in this week's Bites.
The newest addition to the Elmwood district of Berkeley offers a mostly successful melding of California ingredients and Mediterranean sensibilities. That, and delicious cocktails.
It's been two years in the making, but the new restaurant from the guys who brought us Comal is finally open, and we predict it's going to prove just as popular.
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.
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.