This year, 11 exceptionally good, but moderately priced East Bay restaurants were given the Michelin Bib Gourmand distinction.
Big news for Berkeley barbecue and beer fans: Perdition Smokehouse has closed suddenly. Details on this story, and much more, in this week's Bites.
There are openings galore in this week's Bites, from downtown Berkeley to Jack London Square. Get the latest East Bay food news here.
Six Berkeley dining spots were named Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurants this year and two are missing from last year's list of seven "good value" eateries.