It's the perfect time of year to dive into a bowl of piping hot soups. And there's much more to the East Bay soup scene than hip ramen or classic pho. Here are our picks for six more to expand your palate.
San Francisco's Dominique Crenn, of Atelier Crenn and Petit Crenn, will be opening a French-style brasserie in the Claremont Club & Spa. Details on this news and more in Bites.
Temescal restaurant Nick and Aron's has permanently closed, while two new beer and wine spots are set to open in Oakland. These details, and more, in this week's Bites.
Berkeley’s second parklet is now open for visitors. The outdoor seating area in front of Saul’s Delicatessen in the Gourmet Ghetto neighborhood was unveiled today. It comes on the heels of the recent move of the Thursday Farmers Market to its new location in the off-road strip in front of Saul’s and neighboring businesses.
“Use your stature” to show leadership on inequality Robert Reich urged New York Mayor Bill de Blasio at the conclusion of a conversation the two of them held in Berkeley today at an event partly sponsored by the UC Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy and the Economic Inequality Media Project.
West Oakland's Continental Club has a new owner, the Wolfhound Bar opens, and much more in this week's Bites.
The Jewish deli has applied for a permit to build a parklet, which would be the third approved under a Berkeley pilot program launched last year.
It's taken a while, but the Gourmet Ghetto should soon welcome too parklets for noshers and passers-by.
Hungarian composer Béla Bartók wrote 44 Duos for Two Violins as a series of exercises for young musicians, but for Oakland reed experts Phillip Greenlief and Cory Wright interpreting the brief pieces is anything but child’s play. They’ve been investigating 44 Duos for more than two decades, and revisit the works Saturday at Saul’s Deli on Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley, in the program Reimagining Bartók and the Folk Tradition.
The brothers behind Authentic Bagel Co. in Jack London Square have big plans for their popular joint where everyone knows your name.
Passover's traditional seder is normally held at home, but that doesn't mean you can't take advantage of special menus at East Bay foodie spots.
Gourmet Ghetto businesses want to build parklets in their neighborhood but the city doesn't have an approval process in place as yet to review applications for these slivers of open space designed to enhance urban neighborhoods.