The Fifth Quarter Charcuterie has landed a brick-and-mortar location in Oakland, Berkeley looks like it'll get a Taco Bell Cantina, and much more East Bay food news in this week's Bites.
Zaki Kabob House in Albany is closing, but three new spots in Oakland — featuring Indian, Ethiopian and creative burgers — have diners buzzing.
The annual Eat Real Festival, which takes place in Jack London Square this weekend, is all bout eating, drinking, seeing and making. Join us there!
Bites is Nosh’s round-up of restaurant openings, happenings and closings in the East Bay. Got a tip or scoop? Send it our way to email@example.com.
A local couple has added a splash of spice to Berkeley's food scene with a new shop downtown that's devoted to hot sauce and all things chili.
Assemble opens for lunch at Craneway Pavilion, controversial SF official plans Berkeley restaurant. Latest East Bay food news.
Bites is Nosh’s round-up of restaurant and bar openings and closings in the East Bay. Got a tip or scoop? Send it our way to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CAFFE VENEZIA Caffe Venezia, on University Avenue at Grant Street, will close before this summer after 33 years of operation in Berkeley. Owners Jeff Wizig and Roger Feuer are retiring and selling the business, the restaurant’s manager said. A new owner plans to open a restaurant in the space eventually, but the lid is on precisely what it will be. Caffe Venezia, with its charming Venice street scene interior décor — fountains, balconies and washing lines included — has been a much-loved fixture on the local dining scene for generations of Berkeley families. Caffe Venezia’s founder, John Solomon, was the inspiration behind the “How Berkeley Can You Be Parade” that marched along University once a year for 13 years, until it was canceled in 2009. Berkeleyside Nosh will have a fuller report looking at the history of the restaurant and its place in city life soon. [Hat-tip: James Carr] (more…)