Our biggest stories of the year included Berkeley wine crime, a rash of restaurant closures, the release of the Nosh Guide, and more.
Restaurants in both Berkeley and Oakland are closing due to labor shortages and increased operating costs.
Lachu Moorjani has sold long-running Solano Avenue Indian restaurant Ajanta, The Lodge on Piedmont opens, Grange Hall closes, and much more East Bay food news 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 effects of new minimum wages are causing a ripple effect of changes across the East Bay restaurant scene.
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's a lot more to opening a restaurant than planning a menu and hiring staff. Permits and build-outs are fun too, but require expert help.
The answer to the question 'where to go for the best burger in the East Bay' is that we are so darned spoiled for choice!
Think you know food in the East Bay? Prove it by naming the restaurant and dishes to win our latest contest.
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.
Victory Burger, a new venture from the good folks behind Actual Café on San Pablo Avenue, will open imminently, says Sal Bednarz, owner of both operations.