Roscoe Skipper and Wendy Brucker have closed 12-year-old Tuscan trattoria Corso and sold their 26-year-old restaurant Rivoli, which will remain open.
Oakland and Berkeley’s Restaurant Weeks begin Jan. 14 and run through the end of the month. Over 100 restaurants across the region are participating this year.
Big news for Berkeley barbecue and beer fans: Perdition Smokehouse has closed suddenly. Details on this story, and much more, in this week’s Bites.
North Berkeley’s Corso has gradually evolved over the years. Now the restaurant is truly coming into its own as it expands its handmade pasta and charcuterie programs.
Trattoria Corso in North Berkeley is known for its delicious Florentine-style cuisine. Its cocktail menu is equally innovative, however.
There are openings galore in this week’s Bites, from downtown Berkeley to Jack London Square. Get the latest East Bay food news here.
A new café/co-working spot in Oakland, new details on a forthcoming brewery in West Berkeley, and more hot food news.
Six Berkeley dining spots were named Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurants this year and two are missing from last year’s list of seven “good value” eateries.
Owner Marc Kelly shares stories about his tiny takeaway business Soop in the Gourmet Ghetto.
The back story behind the artisan food business Phoenix Pastificio, a Berkeley Farmers’ Market regular.