Plus: Tony’s Style brings baguette pizzas to Northside; a fundraiser for Pinky & Reds; and what’s cooking at Berkeley’s Hidden Cafe.
We hit up writers, editors and other contributors to share their favorite takeout spots and pandemic comfort foods.
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.
Restaurants, caterers and pop-ups offering celebratory meals, meal kits, celebration packages and virtual events to ring in 2021.
Feast your eyes on our bountiful list of East Bay restaurants and caterers offering special holiday menus to enjoy at home.
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.
We’ve rounded up expertly prepared feasts, make-at-home meal kits, and heat-and-serve meals from 14 restaurants and caterers in the East Bay.
Since the pandemic started, a whole slew of East Bay-based ice cream options have emerged from micro-creameries, restaurants and pop-ups.
Plus, an update on Nick’s Pizza; new izakaya spot in Temescal; La Cocina’s Voices from the Kitchen goes virtual.
Taco & Co., Lion Dance Cafe, Fort Point Rockridge and 12 others opened; The Uptown Nightclub, Trattoria La Siciliana, Tribune Tavern and 12 others permanently closed.
Excluded from opportunities and support given to restaurants during the pandemic, many caterers are trying takeout, meal kits and even a drive-in movie night to survive.