A ‘soul of the neighborhood’ restaurant


The Chronicle’s Michael Bauer has the following to say today about Wood Tavern, a perennial favorite of many Berkeley and Oakland residents:

Rich and Rebekah Wood, who formerly owned Frascati, decided to open nearer where they lived, and they’ve created a restaurant that stradles the Oakland/Berkeley border and is claimed by both sides. I’d move there just for the “Wicked Good” seafood stew and the Manhattans.”

Read his take on other restaurants that capture the soul of their neighborhoods here.