Catch up on the latest East Bay food news and events.
We ranked all the stories we published this year on a simple metric: how many page-views they got.
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.
Twelve new eateries opened this month in Berkeley, Oakland, Albany and beyond; five closed.
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With its thick consistency and rich taste, oat milk is quickly becoming the dairy alternative of choice in the coffee world.
The long-time manager, Kara Hammond, and Eric Wright, who managed Bar César in Oakland, are the new co-owners.
Almost 20 restaurants opened this month in Berkeley, Oakland, Alameda and Emeryville.
Much of the reaction to the recent Elmwood Café-Kamau Bell situation was a case study in victim blaming, and it begins with a lack of empathy.
W. Kamau Bell was not trying to shut down the Elmwood Cafe. He was highlighting how subtle microaggressions remind people of color that they are only conditionally welcomed.
The slight W. Kamau Bell experienced at the Elmwood Café does not rise to the level of racism. He just experienced several seconds of emotional agitation.
Messages left on the front of the Elmwood Café make plain how strongly people feel, in differing ways, about its closure. Meanwhile a prospective new owner is on the horizon.