The city has yet to finalize the application and permitting process that would allow microenterprise home kitchen operations, or MEHKOs. We found out why.
Plus: East Bay restaurants join a day of action; MeloMelo Kava Bar and Shiba Ramen reopen; more.
Cali Alley founder Dov Sims pivoted his family’s catering business to serve takeout comfort food when COVID hit, a change that’s here to stay.
Restaurants and food makers from all across the Bay Area are offering food for takeout and delivery through these hubs.
Plus: The Lede reopens; Ben ‘N Nicks has new owners, Surya Darshini causes “dosa sensation” in San Ramon, more.
Understory, Low Bar, Square Pie Guys, others opened; Cosecha, Fat Cat Cafe, others closed.
Choose from several East Bay restaurants and caterers offering Passover dishes for your seder meal, including some kosher options.
Put on something green before heading out for Irish specials at one of these restaurants, pubs and cafes.
Via del Corso, led by the owner, chef and general manager of Walnut Creek’s Prima, will pay homage to the Berkeley trattoria while finding a path of its own.
Alameda County expects to enter the less restrictive reopening tier this week, but some publicans say the inhibition-dropping effects of alcohol are giving them pause to reopen.
Hildegard Marshall started by selling pies and burgers to Oakland longshoremen, but she found a home for FatApple’s in Berkeley and El Cerrito.
Boichik founder Emily Winston has experienced a deluge of national interest in her bagels since the article published Monday; she’s closed pre-orders for the next couple of days.
The Uptown bar from a team of Asian American fine-dining folks welcomes customers back with a new menu of savory eats, desserts and drinks.
Andres Giraldo Florez’s mission with Snail Bar is to marry his obsession with natural wines and his love for slow food.
Revenue is down at 1951 Coffee by 90%, but the nonprofit is hopeful it can survive the pandemic and continue helping refugees through its barista training program along the way.
Sales at Community Foods Market have declined by 35% since December 2020. The store has launched a booster campaign as a last-ditch effort to stay open.
Que Rico, from the owner of La Frontera Mexican Restaurant, will host outdoor happy hours on a rainbow-lit parklet, drag brunches and Latinx-focused club nights.
The DEEP Grocery Co-op was started to bring fresh and healthy food to deep East Oakland, a designated “food desert.” But their new online grocery service is open to all.
This flavorful, light but satisfying dish is made with red curry paste, Makrut lime leaves and ginger.
The Sunday market features local Black and brown-owned farm stands, food vendors and other small businesses.