Downtown Berkeley will host a new bar crawl called CupidCon on Saturday afternoon for Valentine's Day.
Spices with heat, like ginger and cinnamon, bitters and shots of citrus combine to bring cheer during the winter months.
This week: New restaurant news in Berkeley, Oakland and Emeryville, and a round-up of holiday events.
There are openings galore in this week's Bites, from downtown Berkeley to Jack London Square. Get the latest East Bay food news here.
The answer to the question 'where to go for the best burger in the East Bay' is that we are so darned spoiled for choice!
Stephane Tonnelier, the new chef at FIVE at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza in Berkeley, promises to inject some French flair into the restaurant's New American menu.
Think you know food in the East Bay? Prove it by naming the restaurant and dish in the comments section.
Mother's Day brunch spots, more details on Berkeley's upcoming "Dine Out" to save school cooking and gardening program, and more, in this week's edition of Bites.
Chef Banks White of FIVE is leaving Berkeley to help open a restaurant in Harlem. He spoke to Berkeleyside before heading into the hardest month of the year.
Come along with Nosh as we explore East Bay restaurants in photographs. This week we focus on FIVE restaurant in downtown Berkeley.
The East Bay offers many dining spots to celebrate New Year's Eve. We've collected a list of highlights here.
Ms Barstool treated herself to an early holiday gift by sampling from the Twelve Cocktails of Christmas featured during December at Berkeley's FIVE Bistro & Bar.