Say goodbye to 2017 by dining out at one of these local restaurants offering New Year's Eve dinner specials.
This year, 11 exceptionally good, but moderately priced East Bay restaurants were given the Michelin Bib Gourmand distinction.
Tacos Sinaloa is in, Gather and Rivoli are out in this year's list of Michelin Bib Gourmand picks for the East Bay. Oakland's Commis is still the only East Bay restaurant with Michelin stars.
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.
Looking for Bibimbap, momo, or salchipapas in Berkeley? We've got it covered in our ethnic eats roundup.