After more than 10 years in business, and among many local competitors, the Vietnamese chicken noodle house continues to pack in diners.
Theresia Gunawan's Pot Pie Paradise offers tried-and-true classics as well as uncommon pies filled with Hungarian beef goulash and spicy Javanese tempeh. She can be found at local farmers markets too.
Once a former speakeasy and an off-track betting den, Sam's Log Cabin serves hearty daytime meals with a focus on locally sourced ingredients and building community.
Under the helm of an Ethiopian-born chef who got her chops at Burma Superstar, this two-year-old restaurant has found its footing and point of view.
Chef Gloria Dominguez has been serving up balanced, fresh and sophisticated take on traditional Mexican fare for the past 13 years.
While the future is uncertain for this Berkeley BBQ shack, the BBQ is most certainly worth trying.
Get to know Lemat, a family-owned restaurant that's carved out its own loyal following with its tried-and-true recipes and traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony.