For this list of nearly 30 restaurants, Nosh polled a wide variety of locals of varying ages and food preferences to ask where they like to go for quiet conversation with their meal.
Boichik Bagels, Spinning Bones and Superhero Desserts join 16 businesses that opened in November; 10 closed, including Flora, Bacheesos Berkeley and Doña Tomás.
Whether you're craving turkey and all the fixings, or just looking for a restaurant that's open and serving its regular menu, we've got suggestions for you.
This month, 18 new eateries opened, including Milkbomb, Binney Park and Zachary's on Grand Avenue; 18 closed.
More than 20 Halloween-themed parties and events featuring tastings, drinks, cookie decorating, special menus and more.
Catch up on the latest East Bay food news and events.
This month, 28 new restaurants opened, including Tartine Bakery in Berkeley, Nido's Backyard in Oakland and Mama Lamees in Emeryville; 15 businesses closed.
Our 9-year-old reviewer opines on his favorite family-friendly venues to eat and play.
23 restaurants opened across the East Bay, including Lucky Bird, Trap Kitchen, Smoke Berkeley; 18 closed, like Britt-Marie's, Lovely's, Sanctuary Bistro.
Twenty new restaurants opened across the East Bay, including Porque No? Tacos, 4505 Burgers & BBQ and Ohgane Alameda; 11 spots shuttered.
This month, the East Bay welcomed almost 20 new eateries, including Thai Table, Easterly, Bissap Baobab, and Zomsa Himalayan Kitchen, and said goodbye to La Bedaine, Wildcard Brewing and many others.
For Mother's Day, we celebrate six local food businesses where moms play an integral role, working side-by-side with their kids.