The East Bay's biggest food stories included Mezzo salads, Ippudo ramen, the death of Andronico's and Norikonoko, the rise of "fast casual," and salted cheese teas.
Ten new eateries opened in the East Bay, six closed, including the original Noah's Bagels in Berkeley.
Noriko and Takumi Taniguchi tell Nosh why they will be hanging up their aprons and closing their longtime Berkeley restaurant.
Zoning board members have asked developer Realtex to rethink plans for an 8-story, 39-unit building on Telegraph, which is slated to replace quirky indoor mall "The Village."
A proposed new apartment building has the owners of Norikonoko, Fondue Fred, Finfiné and other merchants at The Village mall, wondering what comes next.
A quaint shopping mall on Berkeley's Telegraph Avenue has been proposed for demolition to make way for a 76-unit 7-story mixed-use building without parking.
A ramen renaissance is upon us! But not every bowl of noodles in fatty broth passes muster. Here's our pick of six good spots to try.
This week's Bites has something for everyone: Japanese food, juice, cupcakes, vegetarian fare, wine, whiskey and much more.
Noriko Taniguchi's under-the-radar Berkeley restaurant serves the food Japanese mothers put a lot of effort into cooking to nourish their children.
The journey around Berkeley -- and the globe -- continues with part two of our ethnic eats roundup.