San Francisco's Dominique Crenn, of Atelier Crenn and Petit Crenn, will be opening a French-style brasserie in the Claremont Club & Spa. Details on this news and more in Bites.
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!
At a time when boutique roasters are making their mark on artisanal coffee, Caffe Strada in Berkeley remains true to its roots.
NEW JEWELS Brothers John and Moshe Quillinan, just 22 and 24-years-old respectively, have opened Q & Q Estate Jewelry at 1751 Solano Avenue. The brothers, who have been in the estate jewelry and antiques business for over 15 years combined, specialize in fine jewelry, objets d’art, antiques, silverware, precious metals, precious gemstones, pearls, coral, jade, ivory carvings, and fine art. The store is open 12:00-6:00 pm, Tuesday to Saturday, or by appointment by calling 510-846 1521. Q & Q Jewelry will be holding a Grand Opening event, with refreshments and 15% off selected items, on Saturday, February 4th, 6:00-10:00 pm. [Hat-tip: Nancy Rubin]