Cupcakin’ at Virginia Bakery, La Perla Puerto Rican Cuisine, Viet Kitchen, more opened; Ladle & Leaf, Dosirak Shop, Ninna, more have closed.
Sarah Shaffer, the camp’s founder and director, described the painful decision to file for personal bankruptcy and close down.
Plus: Espresso Roma is for lease, a Black history jazz brunch, Chez Panisse is closed this week due to potential COVID-19 exposure, more.
Artist and business owner Frida Godoy crafts fantastical creations from recycled materials at Reuse Arts and Crafts.
Sonny Han, owner of Payn’s Stationery on Solano Avenue, talks about survival and his fortuitous decision to install mailboxes before the pandemic lockdown.
Pinky & Red’s is facing an uncertain future as its owner Bernadine “Pinky” Sewell undergoes colon cancer treatment and her lease with UC Berkeley ended.
Plus: HelpBerkeley founder wins a Jefferson Award for Public Service; Blue Ox Wine Co. rebrands as Hammerling Wines; “Berkeley’s Fascination with Food.”
Plus: Super Bowl eats; Colusa Market owner is retiring; Alameda County passes ‘Good Food’ resolution for correctional facilities; Campo di Bocce closes.