The effects of new minimum wages are causing a ripple effect of changes across the East Bay restaurant scene.
Hundreds took to the streets in Berkeley to demand better pay for fast-food and other low-wage workers.
Fast-food and other low-wage workers, as well as supporters, have planned a day of strikes and rallies locally for tax day.
Oakland raises its minimum wage to $12.25, prompting many changes at local restaurants, Mr. Espresso wins an SCAA award, and much more in this week's Bites.
Two new East Bay breweries are getting closer to opening, while B-Side BBQ and Café Rustica are calling it a day.