More than 20 restaurants opened this month across the East Bay, while 13 — including Berkeley's Nefeli Caffe — closed.
The seventh annual Berkeley Restaurant Week kicks off Thursday, Jan. 17, featuring special prix-fixe menus at $20-$35 at more than 45 restaurants across the city.
Oakland Restaurant Week takes place Jan. 11-20. We've waded through the menus and picked out some of the best deals for each price point.
From longtime restaurants we thought would last forever to months-old businesses that we barely got to know, we still can hardly believe these spots closed.
Thirteen new restaurants opened — including Thai Taste Kitchen, Rob Ben's, Javi's Cooking and Town Tavern — and seven closed.
Let the holiday feasts begin, from Feasts of Seven Fishes on Dec. 24 to Toshikoshi soba on Dec. 31.
Using rigorous criteria based on appearance, texture and flavor, we evaluated the top 8 croissants from local bakeries.
Creekwood and Western Pacific now serving Berkeley; Marin Pizza takes place of Farm Burger; FOB Kitchen at Juhu Beach Club space; Bierhaus, Co Nam and Burlap Coffee to Oakland. Some significant closures too.
Enjoy traditional turkey meals with all the trimmings at these old-school, family-friendly spots.
When hunger strikes in Berkeley and it's past 9 p.m., consult this list of almost 30 eateries that provide bites til 11:30 p.m. or later.