Openings include La Guerrera’s Kitchen, Alley & Vine, Shake Shack; among closures are Jules Thin Crust, Cookiebar Alameda, El Gusano — and the 71-year-old Albany Bowl.
Even if the new COVID-19 relief bill is signed into law, some restaurateurs say a new round of loans will only sustain them for a few more months.
Restaurants, caterers and pop-ups offering celebratory meals, meal kits, celebration packages and virtual events to ring in 2021.
Plus: June Taylor is closing her business at the end of the year; the Elmwood Theater offers popcorn takeout on Sundays and more East Bay food news.
Feast your eyes on our bountiful list of East Bay restaurants and caterers offering special holiday menus to enjoy at home.
The volunteer-run group works with local eateries to provide two meals for $10 to those over 60 or self-isolating. This holiday, it will deliver hundreds of free meals.
Plus: Blues Chocolates is back with a new name; Bad Walter’s Hanukkah ice creams; brick-and-mortar spots for La Guerrera’s Kitchen, La Santa Torta and Malibu’s Burgers.
Alameda County restaurants have been ordered to close outdoor dining for the third time this year. Diners and restaurant workers are frustrated, resigned, but also understanding.
The owner of Finfine, one of the last businesses in The Village shopping plaza on Telegraph Avenue, says reopening outside Berkeley is not an option.
These local restaurants and caterers are churning out latkes, sufganiyot, brisket and other Hanukkah favorites so you don’t have to.
Plus, Cafe Ohlone Sunday Supper dinner boxes; Belotti’s white truffle menu; free pet food at Berkeley shelters and more East Bay food news.
This month, the East Bay welcomed Ono Bakehouse, Black Star Pirate BBQ and 15 new restaurants, and said goodbye to Corso, the Albatross Pub and 13 other food businesses.