Tacos Sinaloa is in, Gather and Rivoli are out in this year's list of Michelin Bib Gourmand picks for the East Bay. Oakland's Commis is still the only East Bay restaurant with Michelin stars.
Rich and Rebekah Wood say they plan to open a new restaurant in the Bay Wolf space, hopefully by summer 2016.
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.
There are openings galore in this week's Bites, from downtown Berkeley to Jack London Square. Get the latest East Bay food news here.
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!
Rebecca and Curtis Redwine, co-owners of Cioccolata di Vino in Berkeley, admit to a penchant for movie theater nachos with extra extra jalapeños.
Josh Thomsen knew from a young age that he wanted to be a chef and credits his late father, Jerry, for sparking his culinary interest. His dad would put in a long day as a stockbroker, come home, go to the market, and then cook up a storm — making a mess, using every pot in the house, and turning out a delicious dinner.
On Friday evening, after seeing the excellent Up in the Air, we were eager to get a bite to eat. Our problem: it was after 10 o’clock.
The Chronicle’s Michael Bauer has the following to say today about Wood Tavern, a perennial favorite of many Berkeley and Oakland residents: