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A February 2016 proposal to build 43 condominium units at the Claremont Hotel on a parking lot is facing stiff opposition from Berkeley neighbors.
The new restaurant will be called Limewood and offer a menu of dishes rooted in East Bay said its general manager.
The bee hotel was designed in partnership with Pollinator Partnership as a spot for nesting and reproduction, rather than producing honey.
One of the first houses built in Claremont Court is on the market for $5.45 million, marking it as one of the most expensive residences ever for sale in Berkeley.
Catch up on all of this week's food news, like Hoi Polloi's expansion and Genova Delicatessen's uncertain future, in this week's Bites. Plus, get the deets on Super Bowl and Valentine's Day specials!
San Francisco's Dominique Crenn, of Atelier Crenn and Petit Crenn, will be opening a French-style brasserie in the Claremont Club & Spa. Details on this news and more in Bites.
NEW RESTAURANT AT CLAREMONT HOTEL Twenty months after the Fairmont hotel group, FRHI Hotels & Resorts, acquired the Claremont, its multi-million dollar renovation is complete. The hotel (which has a Berkeley zipcode but is technically in Oakland) announced this week that Michelin-starred chef Dominique Crenn (who runs Atelier Crenn and Petit Crenn, both in San Francisco), will oversee a new restaurant in the space formerly occupied by the Paragon, when it reopens in 2016. Eater SF reports that it will be a French brasserie named Antoinette. The hotel and resort’s new owners, who include Richard Blum, Senator Dianne Feinstein’s husband, renovated 276 guest rooms (designed by Gensler), created a new Presidential Suite, and added a bar and tea room off the new, modern lobby. Now that the 100-year old hotel meets the Fairmont’s standards, it also has a new name: Claremont Club & Spa, a Fairmont Hotel. (more…)
Mark Anderson, who is serving a 27-year prison sentence, attended John Muir Elementary School and enjoyed many favorite childhood haunts in the Claremont neighborhood.
Thursday night, Berkeley’s Design Review Committee will get its third look at the 16-story hotel planned downtown at Shattuck Avenue and Center Street.
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.
West Oakland's Continental Club has a new owner, the Wolfhound Bar opens, and much more in this week's Bites.