A dramatic accident on Tuesday morning sent a car into the large window of 85 Degrees. Only minor injuries were reported.
In this week's Bites, we've got updates on the Flour & Co. bakery, Tacos Sinaloa, and another board game cafe in Oakland, plus plenty more East Bay food news.
FLORA ARTE Recently opened at 2070 Martin Luther King Jr. Way is cute-looking flower and gift shop Flora Arte. The store sells plants and flowers, including dried flowers, and has a small nursery adjacent to its building which supplies the shop. They will make bouquets to order and there is also a selection of gifts on offer, such as homemade candles. No website or Facebook page yet, and the store’s Instagram account has yet to post a photo. Meantime, you can drop by or reach them by telephone on 510-910-9221. (more…)
Highly anticipated North Oakland restaurant Salsipuedes is now in soft opening mode, an exciting new bakery opens in Alameda and much more food news in this week's Bites.
This week: New restaurant news in Berkeley, Oakland and Emeryville, and a round-up of holiday events.
LONGBRANCH SALOON San Pablo Avenue’s Longbranch is now open, according to tipster Amanda Fox. The restaurant, which took over the old Sea Salt location, describes itself as a “New American Restaurant/Gastro Pub.” It serves a range of comfort-food-style dishes and has an extensive list of beers, whiskeys and cocktails. Some dishes have a distinctly British-sounding spin, including potted pork trotter, the goat cheese and leek tart, and bangers and mash. Also on the menu: toasted farro and roasted cauliflower salad, pan-seared black cod and bone-in ribeye with béarnaise sauce. Longbranch is located at 2512 San Pablo Ave. (at Dwight Way) in Berkeley. Connect with the business on Facebook. (more…)