We have developing updates about two spots in Berkeley that have hit troubled times.
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Update, 10:20 p.m. Norris is from El Sobrante and no weapons were recovered, police said.
A story in the East Bay Express alleged that Pappy's Sports Bar & Grill on Telegraph discriminated in its hiring practices. Owner Alex Popov talked to NOSH about what he said was a misunderstanding.
Five men were charged this week after a dispute that began over a spurned dance invitation inside Pappy’s Grill & Sports Bar on Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley, police said.
The downtown Berkeley location of Thalassa, which relocated, will be reborn as a craft beer and live music venue in the style of SF's The Chapel.
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!
By Camille Baptista
GETTING MEATY Green Papaya, the Thai vegetarian restaurant at 2016 Shattuck in downtown, is switching it up. It’s changing its name to Thanu’s Kitchen and is adding meat to the menu. A notice on the door says that the new spot will open soon. “Although we’re changing things up a bit here, we will still offer vegetarians our selective menu and, no worries, our utilities such as pots, pans, and ingredients for vegetarian will most definitely be separated from non-vegetarian,” write the owners, who say the change is due to “a low volume of vegan/vegetarian consumers”.
DIVINE FOOD — Fellini Restaurant, at 1404 University at Acton, officially closed on Sunday October 30, but Italian food lovers will be happy to learn that Marco Polo Garbarino will be reopening the space in December. His new restaurant will be called Divino and will serve Italian cuisine with an emphasis on food from the Liguria region of the Italian Riviera. The menu will include local and organic ingredients, as well as vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. [Hat-tip: “Berkeley resident”]